Fall Fishing Gear Guide

Get ready to wet a hook this fall and keep reeling in the bites with this seasonal gear guide.

Fish
By Bryan Brasher
Fish Ambassador
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Yo-Zuri 3DB Pencil

With bass following baitfish into the creeks and sloughs this time of year, everyone needs a good walking bait handy when fish start busting along the surface. The Yo-zuri 3DB Pencil is a top-of-the-line, walk-the-dog-style lure. Its stellar finish and a rear-placement, one-knock cadence rattle gives the bait its back-and-forth swimming action and makes it easy to cast, even into a stiff wind.

Yo-zuri.com – $7.99

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AFTCO Reaper Fishing Sweatshirt

There’s no better time of year than “hoody time,” and the AFTCO Reaper Fishing Sweatshirt is a top-of-the-line choice. Integrated face mask and neck warmer, this fleece fishing hoodie makes crisp fall mornings more comfortable on the water. It keeps you warm, but features like its laser cut ventilation on the mask and underarm area, keep you from getting so warm you start sweating.

Aftco.com – $69.99

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Ugly Stik Multi-Tool

If you took a break from fishing during the summer heat, your gear might be a little scattered. Your pliers are on the garage floor, your braid scissors are in the last place you cut a lure off, etc. No worries. The Ugly Stik Multi-Tool includes spring-loaded pliers, a split-ring pliers tip, a crimping tool, a cutter, mini-scissors, a lock-out knife, a flathead screwdriver, a phillips-head screwdriver and numerous other gadgets that will come in handy for that first fall fishing trip.

Purefishing.com – $39.99

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Berkley Stunna Jerkbait

Let’s be honest, the jerkbait has become a year-round lure now. But it rose to prominence originally during the fall and winter when bass are bunched up feeding on big schools of baitfish. With that in mind, you shouldn’t go bass fishing this year without the new Berkley Stunna. It shimmies on the fall and darts on the retrieve. It flashes and rolls and fools even the most discerning of bass — so much so that Bassmaster Elite Series pro Hank Cherry used it to win his second-straight Bassmaster Classic title back in June. It comes in 14 eye-popping colors.

Berkley-fishing.com – $14.99

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Rapala RAIN Jacket and Bibs

Known for producing some of the finest lures on the planet, Rapala also has a stellar line of rain gear to keep you warm and dry during unpredictable fall weather. Built for exceptional waterproof and breathable performance, the Rapala RAIN elements are focused on all-day wear and comfort in stormy conditions — and you won’t go broke buying them.

Rapala.com – $149.99 each

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Bubba 110V Electric Corded Fillet Knife

For fall fishing that doesn’t end with catch and release, you’re going to need a good fillet knife — and Bubba has a great one in its 110V electric corded model. Designed by fishermen for fishermen and ergonomically crafted to fit perfectly in your hand, this knife makes the step in between catching and eating fish easy. Its non-slip grip allows you to keep a firm grasp on the handle, and the knife comes with four blades — the 7-inch E-FLEX, 9-inch E-FLEX, 9-inch E-STIFF, and 12-inch E-STIFF. Cleaning fish has never been easier.

Bubba.com – $144.99

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B’n’M Slabmaster Crappie Saver

Fall is prime time for crappie fishing — and since many states have minimum length requirements for crappie, you need a good checker to stay legal. If you’ve used smaller traditional crappie checkers, you know sometimes it can be hard to get the fish nosed down into the devices properly. That’ll never be a problem with the Slabmaster. If you catch one that won’t fit in this new product, you might need to call your local fisheries department to report a new record.

Bnmpoles.com – $12.99

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MyPak First-Aid Kit

If you’ve been away from the sport for a while, your skills might not be as sharp as they were when spring ended. A lapse in concentration can lead to everything from a mashed finger to a hook in your hand — and those are just the routine fishing injuries. Even worse things can happen when you’re enjoying the great outdoors. The MyPak First-Aid Kit has you covered. From a CPR shield and topical wash to Ace bandages and a digital thermometer, the kit is packed with items to help you tend to anything that goes wrong.

Mymedic.com — $119.95

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Yo-Zuri 3DB Pencil

With bass following baitfish into the creeks and sloughs this time of year, everyone needs a good walking bait handy when fish start busting along the surface. The Yo-zuri 3DB Pencil is a top-of-the-line, walk-the-dog-style lure. Its stellar finish and a rear-placement, one-knock cadence rattle gives the bait its back-and-forth swimming action and makes it easy to cast, even into a stiff wind.

Yo-zuri.com – $7.99

AFTCO Reaper Fishing Sweatshirt

There’s no better time of year than “hoody time,” and the AFTCO Reaper Fishing Sweatshirt is a top-of-the-line choice. Integrated face mask and neck warmer, this fleece fishing hoodie makes crisp fall mornings more comfortable on the water. It keeps you warm, but features like its laser cut ventilation on the mask and underarm area, keep you from getting so warm you start sweating.

Aftco.com – $69.99

Ugly Stik Multi-Tool

If you took a break from fishing during the summer heat, your gear might be a little scattered. Your pliers are on the garage floor, your braid scissors are in the last place you cut a lure off, etc. No worries. The Ugly Stik Multi-Tool includes spring-loaded pliers, a split-ring pliers tip, a crimping tool, a cutter, mini-scissors, a lock-out knife, a flathead screwdriver, a phillips-head screwdriver and numerous other gadgets that will come in handy for that first fall fishing trip.

Purefishing.com – $39.99

Berkley Stunna Jerkbait

Let’s be honest, the jerkbait has become a year-round lure now. But it rose to prominence originally during the fall and winter when bass are bunched up feeding on big schools of baitfish. With that in mind, you shouldn’t go bass fishing this year without the new Berkley Stunna. It shimmies on the fall and darts on the retrieve. It flashes and rolls and fools even the most discerning of bass — so much so that Bassmaster Elite Series pro Hank Cherry used it to win his second-straight Bassmaster Classic title back in June. It comes in 14 eye-popping colors.

Berkley-fishing.com – $14.99

Rapala RAIN Jacket and Bibs

Known for producing some of the finest lures on the planet, Rapala also has a stellar line of rain gear to keep you warm and dry during unpredictable fall weather. Built for exceptional waterproof and breathable performance, the Rapala RAIN elements are focused on all-day wear and comfort in stormy conditions — and you won’t go broke buying them.

Rapala.com – $149.99 each

Bubba 110V Electric Corded Fillet Knife

For fall fishing that doesn’t end with catch and release, you’re going to need a good fillet knife — and Bubba has a great one in its 110V electric corded model. Designed by fishermen for fishermen and ergonomically crafted to fit perfectly in your hand, this knife makes the step in between catching and eating fish easy. Its non-slip grip allows you to keep a firm grasp on the handle, and the knife comes with four blades — the 7-inch E-FLEX, 9-inch E-FLEX, 9-inch E-STIFF, and 12-inch E-STIFF. Cleaning fish has never been easier.

Bubba.com – $144.99

B’n’M Slabmaster Crappie Saver

Fall is prime time for crappie fishing — and since many states have minimum length requirements for crappie, you need a good checker to stay legal. If you’ve used smaller traditional crappie checkers, you know sometimes it can be hard to get the fish nosed down into the devices properly. That’ll never be a problem with the Slabmaster. If you catch one that won’t fit in this new product, you might need to call your local fisheries department to report a new record.

Bnmpoles.com – $12.99

MyPak First-Aid Kit

If you’ve been away from the sport for a while, your skills might not be as sharp as they were when spring ended. A lapse in concentration can lead to everything from a mashed finger to a hook in your hand — and those are just the routine fishing injuries. Even worse things can happen when you’re enjoying the great outdoors. The MyPak First-Aid Kit has you covered. From a CPR shield and topical wash to Ace bandages and a digital thermometer, the kit is packed with items to help you tend to anything that goes wrong.

Mymedic.com — $119.95

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