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Look below for the 22 tackle box must-haves for 2022.

Abu Garcia Zenon Spinning Reel

MSRP: $549.95
Abu Garcia’s lightest, most compact spinning reel, the Abu Garcia® Zenon. Combining a C6 V-Rotor and ultra-lightweight Air-Fin Spool with a one-piece Magnesium body to deliver a reel that’s under five ounces. Coupled with Abu Garcia’s AMGearing, Rocket Line Management System, Compact Bent Carbon handle, and integrated drop shot keeper, these reels are optimized for performance.

Abu Garcia Zenon Spinning Rod

MSRP: $429.95
Featuring premium carbon blanks and Abu Garcia’s exclusive Powerlux® 1000 resin system, these rods deliver powerful ultra-light sensitive blanks with higher break strengths and improved impact and fracture resistance without increasing overall weight or blank diameters. Fuji® reel seat improves comfort for all-day fishing. Coupled with titanium alloy guides with super thin zirconia inserts and a carbon handle split grip design, these rods are optimized for performance.

Abu Garcia Fantasista X Casting Rod

MSRP: $329.95
Featuring premium carbon blanks and Abu’s proprietary Powerlux® 500 resin system, Fantasista X rods deliver sensitive, yet powerful ultra-light blanks with improved impact and fracture resistance. Fuji® reel seats coupled with EVA and carbon rear split grip design allow for reduced weight and increased sensitivity, which makes this rod extremely sensitive and lightweight.

Abu Garcia MAX Pro Low Profile Reel

MSRP: $89.99
Experience better-than-ever Abu Garcia engineering with MAXimum performance with these reels. Featuring custom-designed, co-molded handle knobs for increased comfort, a 7+1 bearing system for ultimate smoothness, and Duragear™ Brass gear for durability.

Berkley Stunna

MSRP: $14.99
Hank Cherry’s winning modifications with a jerkbait led him to the title of Bassmaster Classic® Champion. Born from Hank’s vast knowledge and Berkley® design expertise, the Berkley® Stunna has all the refinements for a jerkbait to excel. With action, casting distance, and durability at the forefront of the design process, the Stunna delivers with a unique slow sink to trigger bites from neutral and inactive fish.

Berkley PowerBait Gilly

MSRP: Standard Colors – $6.49 • HD Colors – $7.49
The PowerBait® Gilly is Pro Designed by Bassmaster Classic® Champion Mike “IKE” Iaconelli. Japanese-influenced design provides an unbelievably natural presentation in shape, color, and action. The hollow head allows for easy crushing on strikes. It also helps to orient the bait in an upright posture when swimming. Rig verticle with weightless rigging, sideways as a Texas rig, on a Jig Head, with a weighted swimbait hook, Line-through Stinger Hook rig, or even on a Drop Shot. Jam-packed with PowerBait flavor, it ensures you have the best chance to set the hook on every bite! Available in HD Tru Colors and standard injected colors.

Berkley PowerBait Agent E

MSRP: Standard Colors – $7.99 • HD Colors – $8.99
The PowerBait® Agent E is the latest creation from Bassmaster Classic® and MLF Bass Pro Tour Champion Edwin Evers. The bottom dwelling Agent E swimbait has an ultra-low center of gravity and skids along the bottom. These features allow it to imitate lifelike bottom dwelling prey. The built-in rattle provides that extra enticement for extra strikes. Edwin’s custom-designed hook-keeper sheds the nastiest grass and debris while easily collapsing to hook the slightest bites. The side-to-side kicking action drives attention even at the slowest speeds as it skids, crawls, hops, and slides its way in the hardest to reach places. Built tough with flavor-packed PowerBait material ensuring you have the chance set the hook on every bite. Edwin says, “Fish this bait like a skirted bass jig or on a fast retrieve as a mid-water column swimbait.”

Berkley PowerBait Football Jig

MSRP: $4.99
Topped off with an irresistible PowerBait®-flavored skirt and a Fusion19 hook, the Berkley® Football jig features all the right things in all the right places for a high-quality jig that simply puts more fish in the boat.  With over 30 years of professional angling experience, an impressive listing of angling accomplishments, and the recognition of being one of the early pioneers of the flipping technique, Gary Klein knows a thing or two about jigs and has carefully crafted every detail in this jig design. Featuring a wide, recurved head with a flattened underside, the Berkley® Football Jig easily crawls in a stand-up position over rocks and through hard cover.

Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Chigger Craw

MSRP: $6.99
The PowerBait MaxScent line of baits releases a super-charged scent field attracting fish in a way never before seen. This all-new material is perfect for finesse presentations with ultra-realistic texture and natural matte colors to fool the hardest-to-catch fish. The soft, yet durable material provides for life-like action and easier hook-ups producing multiple fish on each bait.

Berkley Cane Walker 110

MSRP: $8.99
Ideal for calling fish up or situations with a slight chop, the Berkley® Cane Walker delivers the most surface disturbance of any Berkley® top-water lure. With a loud rattling chamber, spitting cup, and long-distance casting ability, the Berkley® Cane Walker is sure to get their attention.

Plano Atlas Tackle Pack

MSRP: $199.99
The new Plano Atlas Tackle Pack is a durable tackle-carrying solution that combines the strength of a hard-sided tackle box with the lightweight portability of a soft-sided tackle bag. This innovative design breaks all the rules for traditional tackle storage solutions. The pack is loaded with design features that make it an ultra-efficient and a one-of-a-kind entrant in its class. It starts with a sturdy, skid-resistant and waterproof HDPE base. The body of the pack is surrounded by ultra-durable EVA panels for a rock-solid foundation and premium protection, which allows the pack to stand up and keep its form even when empty, while ultra-comfortable padded shoulder straps help distribute the weight.

Plano EDGE Line Management Box

MSRP: $49.99
The award-winning design that EDGE brought to tackle organization is now available for improved line storage. The EDGE Line Management System incorporates all the standard EDGE feature. It protects fishing line in a waterproof box sized to hold just about every spool available. Store and spool reels at home or on the go with one convenient system. Plus – quick spooling reels have never been easier thanks to the included spool tension bands.

Plano EDGE Flex Crankbait 3700

MSRP: $34.99
Plano took everything anglers love about the EDGE Crankbait and EDGE Flex boxes to build one innovative, do-it-all crankbait tackle box. The EDGE Flex Crankbait offers customizable storage for a perfect configuration just for crankbaits, powered by Plano’s patent-pending Crankbait Catcher system, now with the added ability for complete customization. The newly designed crankbait retainers—all 28 of them—easily hold every shape and size of baits.

Frabill Ultralight Conservation Series Net

MSRP: $139.99
One-handed catches have never been easier than with Frabill’s all-new Conservation Ultralight Net. The low-resistance net and handle slide in and out of the water swiftly. This helps to reduce strain on you and your catch. The newest addition to Frabill’s Conservation Series still includes all the features anglers love about these nets. It’s fish-friendly and features a knotless, dipped, micro-mesh netting that protects the slime coat of a fish. As well as a flat, linear bottom to reduce fish rolling and to support the weight of the entire fish. A rubberized coating on the mesh also prevents frustrating and time-consuming hook entanglement, and MeshGuard hoops greatly extend the life of the net and allows fish to slide quickly into the net.

SpiderWire DuraBraid

MSRP: $13.99 – $15.99
SpiderWire® DURABRAID is 25 percent tougher than Power Pro! Strong knots with super shock absorbency, SpiderWire DURABRAID is now the toughest braid in the market. Designed to be fished around rocks, docks, boat hoists, heavy vegetation, and timber.

SpiderWire Dual Spool (Berkley Trilene 100% Fluorocarbon & SpiderWire Stealth Braid)

MSRP: $15.99
All the benefits of braid conveniently matched with fluorocarbon for an invisible presentation! Spiderwire® Stealth® Braid paired with Berkley® Trilene® 100 percent Fluorocarbon offers strength and toughness for all fishing applications with the invisibility near the bait triggering more strikes.

Pflueger Supreme Spinning Reel

MSRP: $109.99
The Supreme spinning reel is the perfect choice in lightweight performance. Its super-lightweight magnesium frame and carbon rotor, machined aluminum gear, braid-ready aluminum spool, and sealed drag make this reel ideal for all freshwater fishing situations.

Fenwick HMG Casting Rod

MSRP: $99.95-$119.95
The Fenwick HMG rod changed fishing forever as it was the world’s first graphite rod. The new Fenwick HMG rods are even stronger, lighter, and more sensitive than the originals thanks to blanks constructed of 24-ton graphite and Powerlux 100 resin, which deliver uncompromising strength and durability without sacrificing performance. Featuring a limited lifetime warranty, Fenwick continues to stand behind the legendary quality of the HMG line, which is also available in a spinning combo paired with a Pflueger Supreme spinning reel.

Ugly Stik Multi-Tool

MSRP: $39.99
The Ugly Stik® Multi-Tool includes spring-loaded pliers, split ring pliers tip, crimping tool, cutter, mini-scissors, lock out knife, flat head screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, jig eye cleaner, hook sharpener and bottle opener. Ideal stand alone tool when there is limited space for extra gear. Ugly Tools are designed for ugly conditions. Rugged non-slip handles give you control in wet and slimy environments, and rugged metals with hardy coatings ensure jaws and blades will not corrode or pit.
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Humminbird MEGA Live

MSRP: $1,499.99
See fish in real-time, in no time. MEGA Live imaging provides the most impressive live sonar on the water. This allows you to watch fish and structure in real-time, powered by the unmatched detail of MEGA Imaging. This U.S. Patent Pending technology provides views out, down, and around your boat with absolute clarity. It even allows you to watch fish bite your lure. This accessory transducer mounts to a trolling motor shaft and provides three different live sonar vierws; Down, Forward, and Landscape modes with the included mounting bracket.

Minn Kota On-Board Precision Chargers

MSRP: $549.99
Longer run times. Shorter charge times. That’s the precision difference that keeps anglers on the water longer and puts more fish in the boat. Now, the next generation of this legendary line of chargers has been optimized for 12-volt lithium (LiFePO4) batteries. Precision chargers feature battery-type selection by bank, which now includes charge curves specially formulated for the high demands of lithium batteries.

First Aid Plus

MSRP: $129.00
The First Aid Plus is an extension of Uncharted’s first aid family of products and is an essential piece of gear when heading off the beaten path. It features a waterproof shell, MOLLE attachments located on the rear, and is accompanied by several new tools. This includes the new multi-tool, flashlight, chem lights, and more. The First Aid Plus was designed to easily strap on to adventure vessels of all kinds—allowing peace of mind when navigating the waters.

Now that you are ready to catch those fish, make sure you don’t bring the wrong buddy with you.

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