Winner of multiple awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the
Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers!


Sept. 21, 2021

The Infamous River Runt & Does your insurance company sell musky lure…

Was the red carpet at the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers award event really camo-colored? Was there really a deer in a kayak? Does your insurance agent sell musky lures? All this and more as John and Tim talk …

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Sept. 8, 2021

Did the first family of fly fishing use lures?

Tim shares an interview with John Maclean about his fantastic new book, Home Waters; a mini-review of the Strike King Zero stick worm and John shares a news story about Fat Guys Fishing molds; plus Lucy the Lure-matic Computer.

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Aug. 24, 2021

A bedtime story of lost lures

Tim shares news about fishing on the Striper Swiper; Marshall Arnwine leaks news of a secret swimbait society; the Berkley Gilly takes best-in-show; and Tim reads Lucy a bedtime story.

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Aug. 11, 2021

This fishing lure could save your life!

John and Tim talk about a lure that could save your life; John ties 600 jigs; an artist creates a 400-pound lure and Lucy the Lure-matric Computer shares the top 11 lure names that sound like skin disorders.

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July 28, 2021

Berkley Hit Stick Review, Luke Bryan Mystery Lure, Smart Lures and Te…

John and Tim try to keep Lucy the Lure-matic Computer from hacking into the Berkley Fishing mainframe computer, reveal the Luke Bryan mystery lure, taunt largemouth bass with “your mother was a carp and your father was a catfish", and …

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May 5, 2021

The Z-Man ElaZtech Challenge!

What are the benefits of Z-Man ElaZtech softbaits and why are John King and Tim Bete only fishing them during 2021? And why don't these guys like lead fishing tackle? And how many pounds of lead fishing tackle are lost …

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April 14, 2021

The Miracle Cleaner for Old Lures

Tim was given a box of 40-year-old lures from his Uncle and had to research how best to clean them. Who knew the best product was first used to displace water on missiles and that you probably already have it …

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March 17, 2021

The Best $50 Lure Kit

If you wanted to create the best lure kit and had $50 to spend, what would you include? John "Crappie Hippie" King and Tim "Tackle Box" Bete talk about their ideal lure kit and some of the really bad lure …

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