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As fishing enthusiasts with a total commitment to delivering real (reel) results, Uncle Josh offers the following news relating to the best fishing bait on the market today. We take special pride in developing a multitude of baits to match any set of conditions and any target fish. Use these articles to keep you up to date on the latest fishing tackle related news. Afterwards, check out our wide selection of baits including bass bait, walleye bait and trout bait.

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Bass anglers everywhere acknowledge that the “tube” -- represented in the Kalin’s plastic line-up by 3- and 3.5-inch sizes available in 11 colors -- is one of the most versatile tools man ever tied to a fishing line.  You can fish it shallow or drag it deep, fish it unweighted with an erratic jerkbait-like action or stuff it ...
Lots of bass anglers curse the “doldrums” of mid- to late summer. Unlike the shallow bass of spring and the hungry bass of early summer, August bass often take up residence in hard-to-reach cover and structure during these so-called “dog days.” Bass of late summer aren’t hard to find, but they can be hard to reach &nd...
They say there’s beauty in simplicity. And, oftentimes in fishing, “simplicity” is a deadly rig’s most important ingredient! The Spot Stalker is the leanest of the four specialty Bass Stalker jigs moving into the Kalin’s family in fall of 2013. It’s a streamlined tool ready to work with crawfish, worms, creature...
They’re everywhere! Catfish grow big, and they fight hard. They inhabit countless waters across the contiguous 48 states and beyond our borders, north and south. But like all big fish, they can be tough to find and even harder to catch. Little Stinker, the catfish product brand of Uncle Josh Bait Company, introduced two new catfish baits a...
If you’re an angler apt to fall in love at the first sight of a deadly new lure, let the pitter-patter begin! This coming season, Uncle Josh will unleash three new Kalin’s soft plastic lures that predators of lake and sea are likely to fall for as quickly as you!  SIZMIC- Grub The new SIZMIC-Grub takes the most versatile bait in ...
Here’s the jig made to mate with “pigs” of pork or plastic and to catch bass that live in the jungle. Year in and year out, the proverbial “jig-and-pig” combination – a skirted jig with pork or plastic trailer -- produces more big bass than any other category of bait. One big reason big bass get big is that the...
Search baits find fish fast. Jigs catch big bass. Swim jigs do both! In case you haven’t heard the whispers, a “quiet” revolution has taken place in bass fishing in recent years. Knowing bass fishermen have added a “stealth” search bait to their tackle arsenal, and, for many, it has replaced a spinnerbait or crankbai...
 “Football” season arrives early for anglers. In fact, the Uncle Josh/Kalin’s team beats the gold and green in Green Bay to its summer season exercises. When bass move to hard bottom structure and the edges of deep vegetation for the summer period on the fishing calendar, no bait bangs bass more consistently than a football-...
There’s bronze in them thar’ Great Lakes! Each year, more and more anglers fall in love with the big smallmouth bass of the Great Lakes and their connecting waters from Lake Superior through the St. Lawrence River. And if there is one bait every angler should have on hand to catch these bountiful bronzebacks, it is the tube jig! Note:...
The tube jig has caught more smallmouth bass on the Great Lakes than any other type of lure – perhaps more than all other lure categories combined! In the palm of your hand, that strange plastic with the squid-like tail may not resemble much of anything you have seen in fresh water. But rig it right and work it well, and it just might resemb...