A Dissection of the Craw Tube Reveals: Compact Tube Body: A solid head and compact body make the Craw Tube an ideal flipping and cover pitching bait. Big Craw Profile: Big claws get noticed by big bass. Ribbed Body: Enhanced feel, and agitates the water. Full Skirt: Adds bulk and subtle, tantalizing action.
Despite being completely defeated on my last Mille Lacs outing, I couldn’t pass up an opportunity at catching a potential state record smallmouth. We fished just a couple hours on both Saturday June 30th, and Sunday July 1st. The weather on Saturday was very warm, some overcast and 5-10 mph wind. Since fishing wasn’t my […]
Originally posted on BassMN.com. My passion for fishing isn’t all about catching fish…it’s a passion for the tackle, rods, reels, boats, and gear. As a bass tournament angler, I need to trust that the equipment I am using is reliable, tough, and versatile. As a father of two young children, I need to be responsible […]
We are firmly in the Fall Season now. How can you tell? The water temps have fallen into the low to mid 50’s, the green weeds are dying off, and the Big Bass are munching! Check out some of the chunk bass that a top bassin’ blogger, “Bass Pundit”, has been sticking with our very […]
Tonka Tackle is proud to be a sponsor for the 35th Annual Viking Invitational on Lake Minnetonka. We will be providing packages of baits for the post weigh-in prize drawings. When: Sunday October 2nd Where: Lake Minnetonka Cost: $50.00 per 2 man team & 3 non-perishable food donation items Ease Off: 8:00am from Maynard’s in […]
Pro-staffer Carl Spande recently fished up on Mille Lacs Lake, known mostly for it’s Walleye and Muskie fishing, but is also a killer Smallmouth fishery. On this day Carl and his dad fished with Green Pumpkin Halo Tubes, and Green Pumpkin 5″ Dead Sticks. Carl caught a few Smallies on the Halo Tube, while his […]
Tonka Tackle is proud to announce the addition of 3 new baits to our lineup for 2011. In addition to the versatile 5-1/2″ Finesse Worm, we are now offering 5″ Dead Sticks, 4″ Halo Craw Tubes, and 4″ Halo Tubes. Each new bait has it’s owns strengths and situations where it will shine, and catch […]
Fishing this time of year can be tough. The water has long turned over, and baits that have been working during the late summer/fall, might not be working anymore. So what is a bass guy supposed to do on a beautiful early November(!) day? Stop at the bait store and pick up some sucker minnows […]
Tonka Tackle is proud to announce that Carl Spande has become its newest Pro-Staff member. Carl is a tournament fisherman, Lakes Area Bassmasters member, as well as an active blogger at BassMN.com. Look for new posts here from Carl in the near future.