From blogs to businesses, brands to events, and everything in between… these are the sites I most often visit and support.

(A – Z)

ACK (Austin Kayak)– Outdoor gear & supplies, lots for kayak enthusiasts
Backpackers Shop– Outdoor gear & supplies, knowledgeable staff
Bass Pro Shops– Large outdoor retailer chain & online store
Ben Cantrell’s fish species blog– A multi species fishing blogger
Berkley– Manufacturer of some products I have success with
BrookfieldAngler– Fishing blog, lots of great gear reviews
Cabelas– Large outdoor retailer chain & online store
Cleveland Metropark’s Blogs- Great blogs, the Fishing Report is a must read
Erie Outfitters– Small tackle/bait shop with everything for Steelhead
Filthy Anglers– Apparel with attitude for fans of fishing
Fish I have caught– A multi species fishing blogger in Florida
Fly Fishing Film Tour– Fantastic film tour celebrating fly fishing
Good River– Cool designed Ohio themed hats and apparel
Great Lakes Restoration– Restoring and protecting The Great Lakes
Mepps– Quality inline spinners that I have success with
Lake Erie Shores & Islands– Information for the central Ohio coastline
LoCo ‘Yaks– Lorain County based kayak club, rentals, events, and training
LucidFishing– A quality fishing grip and scale, I own one
Ohio Sea Grant– An Ohio State University research program in Lake Erie
Outdoor Blogger Network- Great community for bloggers of all things outdoors
River Boss- Real time river information, CFS, height, temperature
Riverfront Marina & Campgrounds– Campgrounds, marina, and launch
Roughfish– Site with forums and information on fishing for ‘rough fish’
StankXBaitco– Premium soft plastic baits, amazing colors/patterns
Steep&Cheap– Discounted gear for the active outdoorsman
Sturgeon for Tomorrow– Michigan based Lake Sturgeon restoration
Trout Unlimited– Fly fishing and conservation for trout


  1. adam schoendorf says:

    hello. was wondering if you have ever caught a American eel. its a major fish on my life list other websites say there here in ohio but I have never heard of anyone getting one.thanks.

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