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1. AVX1880
Vexus 
Custom-contoured lines, precision-tuned performance and loads of advanced features add up to make Vexus an exciting newcomer in fishing boats. Loaded with space and a dream to drive, the sleek, hand-built AVX1880 shows why the company is a force to be reckoned with. (vexusboats.com

2. ANGLER JACKET & BIB
Carhartt
Brave any element with Carhartt's jacket/bib combo featuring Rain Defender® water repellant, Storm Defender® waterproof breathable technology and FastDry® mesh. Plenty of pockets and cubbies provide room for your treasures. (carhartt.com)

3. ARUKU SHAD 75
Spro 
One of the only lipless crankbaits you’ll ever need, Spro’s lure runs nose-down through the water and on the bottom, giving it the appearance of a feeding baitfish, while its loud rattles and flashy colors beckon the big ones. It’s also noteworthy for running through thick cover without getting hung up, making sure your new favorite lure makes it home. (spro.com

4. EXIST SPINNING REEL
Daiwa
Built with state-of-the-art technology, Exist takes fishing to a whole new level.  Light, durable and engineered with performance in mind, Daiwa delivers a reel with performance powerful gearing and smooth, accurate casts. (daiwa.com

5. HYBRID TROUT WORM
South Bend Sporting Goods
The only thing better than fishing an Arkansas trout stream is catching Arkansas trout. Count on South Bend’s hybrid trout worm to land you some keepers. Corn-scented with dual-injected laminated color, this baby provides unparalleled action in the water. (south-bend.com)

6. HYDROS FLY REEL
Orvis
From the name synonymous with fly fishing comes a reel that delivers, cast after cast. The Orvis Hydros features an oversized arbor for hyper speed retrieval rates and a sealed drag and bearing system. That means you’ll spend more time fishing and less time cursing your gear. (orvis.com)

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