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Walleye Rod Buyers Guide

Walleye Rod Buyers Guide

Walleye Rod Buyers Guide By Dan Baker Walleye is the state fish of Minnesota. It is arguably the most sought-after species during the summer and winter months. Walleye offer excellent table fare, an exciting fight, and they are one of the few game fish that remain active

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One Hookset Closer

One Hookset Closer

Check out this blog post from Tuned Up Custom Rods Pro Staff Member Garrett Haglin. Garrett gives excellent tips for putting more walleye on the ice by using the Tuned Up Custom Rods Deadstick paired with the iFishPro Tip-up on famed Mille Lacs. https://www.garretthaglinoutdoors.com/post/one-hook-set-closer

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Precision Noodle or Bullwhip

Precision Noodle or Bullwhip

By: Dan Baker The Precision Noodle (PN) and Bullwhip (BW) are rods with much in common, but also with important differences. In this blog, we hope to help you feel confident in the best uses of each rod and be able to make the best choice for

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Flipping Heavy Cover for Bass by Garrett Haglin

Flipping Heavy Cover for Bass by Garrett Haglin

It’s that time of the year again! The fall bite is on, and the largemouth are hungry. Largemouth bass often take to deeper waters as water temperatures change where the water temps are most consistent, however, when the warm sun is shining and the panfish inhabit the

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The versatility of TUCR Spinning Rods

The versatility of TUCR Spinning Rods

The versatility of TUCR Spinning Rods Using the right tools for the job is absolutely necessary when fishing your preferred target species, but it doesn’t hurt a thing to invest in a rod or two that exhibits top-notch performance when opportunities to fish multiple techniques are present.

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TUCR 7’6″ APEX PRO – The Meat Stick

TUCR 7’6″ APEX PRO – The Meat Stick

Why have a custom rod built specifically for the way you fish? Because you can. Why have a custom rod built with superior quality and fine-tuned action? Because you can. Why have a custom rod built to last a lifetime and to depend on? Because you can.

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Pre-Spawn Bass

Pre-Spawn Bass

Garrett Haglin Outdoors Pre-Spawn Bass Although allergy season is a living nightmare for me, springtime is my most favorite time of year to find big behemoth largemouth and smallmouth during the pre-spawn season. There’s just something about organizing new tackle, re-rigging rods for every technique you could

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Opening Line-Up

Opening Line-Up

By Googlyeyed Guide (Andy Walsh) The fishing opener has finally arrived, and we all know what that means! Yes, that’s right, walleyes topside without drilling holes! Here is my opening line up, for the opener and beyond. These tactics will work from opener all the way through

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A Dream Of Spring

A Dream Of Spring

               A dream of spring is not just the name of the final book in the Game of Thrones Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin. For most winter-weary people across the ice belt, it is finally a reality. After a particularly brutal second

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Relief is Coming

Relief is Coming

John Rasmussen With this winter being one of the snowiest on record here in Minnesota, I’m sure most of us have been day dreaming about open water and camo Crocs but let’s not get too far ahead ourselves. Travel is brutal on the lakes right now but

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Tough Travel Sight Fishing

Tough Travel Sight Fishing

Tough Travel Sight Fishing By: Bryan Myers, In-Depth Outdoors Pro One of my favorite techniques for chasing panfish is sight fishing in clear water. It’s something I have done for years but I never feel like I spend enough time doing it. It’s something that works for

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What Sets Us Apart – Our Blanks

What Sets Us Apart – Our Blanks

Below, is a terrific article by John Rasmussen that dives into what makes Tuned Up Custom Rods Blank’s so special and unique. John goes deep into blank design (Hollow Vs Solid core, and Parabolic vs Hyperbolic curve). Yet, he presents the information clear enough for all to

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