Here is our exclusive list that just wouldn't fit into the pages of the November/December '13 edition of North American Fisherman. 2014 just keeps getting better!


River2Sea Spittin’ Wa

Chug, spit or walk with this versatile hollow-bodied frog, thanks to a clear, cupped, soft-plastic mouth tricked out with bubble jets at the base. Plus, the sealed body boosts buoyancy. Offered in two sizes and eight colors. $9.99;

Wright & McGill Skeet Reese Victory Rainsuit

Designed for the worst weather, Wright & McGill’s new Victory jacket and bibs are cloaked in a waterproof, windproof and breathable nylon shell with fully taped seams that ban leaks and seeps. Both feature storm-protected warming pockets with 150-gram Thinsulate lining. The jacket has a tall fleece collar that hides a packable storm hood, plus easy-access chest pockets, neoprene cuffs and elongated tail. Bibs feature extra-wide leg openings, elastic gussets and four cargo pockets. $199.99 to $219.99; 

Mr. Crappie Slo-Troller Rig

Handy two-hook rig is an open-water slab seeker’s dream for trolling speeds of .25 mph or less. $7.99;

Clam Outdoors Life Line

A 50-foot rescue rope tucks inside the weighted bag, awaiting instant deployment in an emergency. $19.99; 

Williamson Double Leverage Pliers

High-powered and built for the brine, but ideal for heavy-duty sweetwater applications as well. $44.99; 

River2Sea Tommy Biffle Junkyard Dog

River2Sea and veteran bass pro Tommy Biffle set out to build a bulletproof jig for nasty cover—and nailed it. $4.49; 

Rippin’ Lips SuperCat Series

Stout S-glass blanks horse giant cats from heavy cover. Available in six lengths and actions. $35.99 to $49.99; 

Pinnacle Primmus Xi

This hand-tuned, 5.8-ounce featherweight bristles with features such as 10 shielded bearings, X-Bone 2.0 metal frame and 6.3:1 gear ratio. $249.99;


Eagle Claw Steelhead Floats

Eagle Claw unleashes a complete lineup of balsa and plastic floats fit for any steelie situation. $3.20 to $4; 

Sebile Racer Crank

Quick-diving, with a tight swimming action and Xternal Weight System for getting down and covering water. $6.95; 

Rapala 50-pound Digital Scale

Weigh trophies in style with this rugged, stainless steel digital scale with gripper. Runs 600 hours on two AAA batteries. $54.99;

Mann’s Three-For-All

The newest addition to Mann’s HardNose line meets single-hook requirements when you’re trying to mimic a school of baitfish. $8.99; 

Aqua-Vu WiFi

Wirelessly beam underwater imagery to smart phones and tablets within 100 feet of your camera. Transmitter and adaptor (for current Aqua-Vu cameras), $299.99; with Micro Camera, $349.99; 

Smithwick Perfect 10 Rogue

Serious upgrades to the classic Rogue include flashier material, a new lip and tungsten rattle. $6.99;

Trigger X Slop Hopper

Beefy new 5½-inch version of this dynamite bass bait shines T-rigged or on a weighted swimbait hook. $4.99; 

T-Reign Plier ProSheath Combo

A 36-inch Kevlar tether keeps these aircraft-aluminum pliers, with tungsten-carbide cutters, ever within reach. $79.95; 

Matzuo Kinchou Shad

Wide-wobbling, shad-bodied addition to the Kinchou clan features flared, blood-red gills and stainless rattle bearings. $5.99; 

Lucky Craft S.K.T. Magnum

Classic champ Skeet Reese designed this big, tight-wobbling bait, available in shallow and deep versions. $19.99 to $20.99;

Berkley Fish Carts

Easily haul up to 200 pounds of gear with two new carts from Berkley. The Model 48 sports six rod holders and spans 34x16x9 inches, while Jumbo Fish Cart 72 is a whopping 44x17½x9½ inches and lugs eight rods. Both feature aluminum frames with electrostatic finish. $199.99 to $249.99;

Plano Hanging Bait StowAway

Generously spaced grooves in the 3505 Hydro-Flo Hanging Bait StowAway prevent baits from tangling and allow easy storage and retrieval without bending arms or blades out of shape. It features three adjustable bait racks that will hold a maximum of 72 baits at full occupancy. 

Daiwa Lexa 400

The Lexa family of high-capacity, low-profile baitcasters adds a new 400 size. Holding up to 200 yards of 80-pound line, it’s one of the largest, low-profile reels available. Built to handle heavy lines and big fish, the large reels can button down to a drag max of 25 pounds.  Gear ratios range from a 5.1 to 1 for heavy pulling power, up through 7.1 to 1. $249.95;

Rapala Digital Fish Gripper

Functionality meets high performance with Rapala’s Digital Fish Gripper. It features rugged high-grade stainless steel construction, and anglers can choose between measuring in pounds or ounces with a max display of 50 pounds. Two AAA batteries provide an incredible 600-hour run time. $54.99;

Blue Fox Vibrax Super Bou

Tailored to big predators, with twin Colorado blades and a flashy, undulating dressing. Available in two sizes and eight color patterns, size 08 is 7¾  inches long, weighs 1 3/8 ounces and sports a sleek design with one hook that’s ideal for burning over shallow cover. Size 10 is 10 inches long, weighs 3 ounces and touts dual trebles. $15.49 to $20.99; 

Pflueger Trion Spinning Reel

The Trion series was completely redesigned to offer anglers smoother gear feel, more comfortable handle knobs and sleek styling. Six stainless steel ball bearings plus one roller bearing for the one-way clutch offer smoothness to the reel that has been the standard for all reels in the lineup. A graphite body and rotor keeps them lightweight and rugged. Plus, the smooth, multi-disc drag system with stainless steel and an oiled felt washer is an ideal match of strength and durability. $39.95 to $59.95; 

Mitchell 300 Pro

The new 300 Pro merges the tradition of Mitchell’s classic 300 old with the materials, features and design of today, giving the angler a more comfortable, dependable spinning reel. Its advanced polymeric body is extremely strong, and the innovative Bail Halo adds strength to the rotor to insure perfect line lay under heavy loads. The reel holds 180 yards of 12-pound mono, operates on ten bearings and offers a 5.8:1 gear ratio with 33 inches of line pickup with each revolution of the handle. $69.95; 

B.A.N.G. Shad Buffet Rig

This rig follows on the heels of the successful Road Runner, Reality Shad Buffet. The secret to its success with bass and crappies is the triangulated body and the reverse-triangle tail. Available in 11colors. $5; 

River2Sea Mr. Whiggley

Big-fish expert Larry Dahlberg has once again shown how effective his imagination and experience can be with the advent of his Mr. Whiggley. Part soft plastic, part line-through swimbait, it’s designed to trigger strikes from fish that follow, but are reluctant to bite. At 10½ inches, it appeals to all plus-size species—muskies, stripers, tarpon, peacock bass, snook and more. Comes with 4/0 3X River2Sea saltwater hook. $18.99/2-Pack;

Stinkbait With Punch

Uncle Josh introduced its Little Stinker Punch Bait series of stinkbaits for catfish that offer an exceptional blend of scent and texture. Easy to use, the baits are designed to stay on a plain size 4 treble hook, without special bait holders or molding by hand. Three enticing flavors include Garlic Shad, Bloody Crayfish and Bloody Minnow.

Abu Garcia Orra SX

Inspired by the Revo lineup, the Orra series delivers proven performance and durability in a compact package. The Orra SX weighs just 7.3 ounces and features an X-Cräftic alloy frame and graphite sideplates for exceptional corrosion resistance. The MagTrax brake system provides consistent pressure across the entire drag range, and its high-speed 7.1:1 gear ratio retrieves 29 inches per turn. $99.95;