Sharp Hooks, More Fish. Use VMC® Replacement Hooks for Rapala® Saltwater Lures

Do you feel a need to replace the original hooks on your Rapala lures? Some anglers do. Many saltwater guides and pro-anglers do, too. Some even do so religiously, making a point of changing out their hooks before the beginning of each fishing season or throughout the season based on the amount of action they’re getting. Continue reading



Ten Tips for Saltwater Kayak Fishing with Mark Ambert

The warmth of the sun hitting your knuckles, clutching your favorite fishing rod. The plummeting crash of a wave in the distance. The rock of the boat is followed by a cool, salty breeze against your face. Fishing heightens your senses, putting you in tune with nature in a way that nothing else can. But for anglers who seek an even closer connection with their prize catches, saltwater fishing from a kayak offers an even more heightened experience. Continue reading



VMC® hooks & weights, Sufix® line, help Walters, Feider & Huff, to top-10 finishes in South Dakota

VMC® hooks, VMC weights and Sufix® line helped Rapala Pros Patrick Walters, Seth Feider and Cody Huff earn top-10 finishes Sunday in the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Lake Oahe, a sprawling Missouri River reservoir in South Dakota. Walters finished in sixth place, Feider came in seventh and Huff placed tenth. Continue reading