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Nov. 10, 2022

The Lure Pick of Death!

Is it the end for the dynamic trio? Will the ultimate fishing lure fall into the hands of evil-doers? Find out in this episode...

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Sept. 28, 2022

The best micro-jig ever?

John, Tim and Lucy talk about what might be best micro-jig ever, where bass hide in the test pond, and Al's Goldfish new Kwik Kli…

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Aug. 29, 2022

ICAST favorite lures including a purple rat!

We're back and we smell like fish! Tim, John and Lucy review winners and favorites from the 2022 ICAST product competition; there…

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July 24, 2022

Lucy’s Best-of Compilation Episode!

Lucy ordered Crappie Hippie and Tim to fish more, so Lucy threw together this best-of episode! We throw back to how to clean lure…

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June 27, 2022

What’s that smell?

Lucy and the guys talk about the importance of scent on lures; catching two fish on one lure; and take a trip to fish some pressu…

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June 13, 2022

The most disgusting lure ever seen!

The most disgusting lure ever seen; the story behind MTB's regional lures; how to turn a vintage spoon rack into a lure display; …

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May 30, 2022

What was the Governor of Ohio’s largest fish?

Tim interviews Governor Mike DeWine about fishing, Lucy quizzes the guys about racehorse and lure names; there's a crank call to …

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May 16, 2022

Is the Juggernaut Case a good value?

Is the Mystery Tackle Box Juggernaut Bass Fishing Case a good value? Lucy and the guys do the analysis. Plus there's talk about w…

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May 2, 2022

The death of a fishing podcast (but not this one)

John, Tim and Lucy mourn the death of the Bent Podcast; Tim shares his latest lure flipping success in which he sold a few lures …

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April 18, 2022

What is the World’s largest collection of fishing lures?

John, Tim, and Lucy wax eloquent about using the right rod with the right lure; a parody book about vintage fishing lures; a lure…

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April 4, 2022

The best lure to get stuck in your nose!

This episode includes the best of everything! The best crank baits to fish from the bank; the best lure accident; the best bridge…

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March 21, 2022

Which lures have caught the most record fish?

Lucy shares which lure types and brands have caught the most record fish; the mysterious history of the Paw Paw Bait Company is r…

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March 6, 2022

Best lures for Lake of the Woods ice fishing!

Tim shares his ice fishing adventure at Lake of the Woods in Minnesota, where he stayed at the River Bend Resort, saw the local s…

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Feb. 21, 2022

How much do you spend on fishing lures?

Tim shares the cool lures he found at the Cincinnati Fishing Expo; pro-angler Jim Moynagh talks about his polygraph experience; t…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Valentine’s Day Lure Special!

It's Valentine's Day, and John, Tim and Lucy the Lure-matic Computer are talking about heart-shaped lures, lure love poems, how b…

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Jan. 25, 2022

Al’s Goldfish, a $14,000 lure, and just what color is Gitter Done?

It's the 70th anniversary of Al's Goldfish Lures, and John and Lucy chat with the owners of Al's, Jeff and Mandy DeBuigne. There'…

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Jan. 11, 2022

Water-skiing squirrel buzz baits, Wisconsin fishing lures & lure rese…

The water-skiing squirrel shares the life of a rodent buzz bait; Lucy talks about Wisconsin lure history, including the Suick Thr…

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Dec. 28, 2021

The past, the future and a Z-Man Elaztech update

John and Tim learn Lucy the Lure-matic Computer's origin story; the gang reviews episodes from the past year; after 12 months of …

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Dec. 11, 2021

Lure Love Christmas party!

John, Tim and Lucy celebrate Christmas like never before, with several rounds of Lucy's Dr. Pepper Avocado Catfish Dip Nog, a lur…

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Dec. 1, 2021

It‘s sloppa doppa in Maine!

Lucy the Lure-matic Computer spends 27 hours in the car with Tim; dragging the dirty bottom for lake trout; playing the squid gam…

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Nov. 17, 2021

Fishing with bird lures: A Turkey Day Spectacular!

Tim, John and Lucy the Lure-matic computer talk turkey about fishing with bird lures and lures made with turkey parts, including …

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Nov. 2, 2021

Best fishing lures for kids, inside Crappie Hippie‘s brain and what t…

Lucy the Lure-matic computer takes a deep dive inside the 10-year-old mind of the Crappie Hippie to discover the best fishing lur…

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Oct. 19, 2021

How I got tons of FREE lures (and how you can, too)!

How to get TONS of FREE fishing lures using e-Bay and Facebook Marketplace, plus the best crayfish scampi-scented plastics!

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Oct. 5, 2021

How to break a crank bait & the Road Runner

How to break a crank bait; how Delong Lures has risen twice from the dead; how to perform surgery on a Z-Man ElaZtech bait; how L…

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