Tackle Week 2016: 10 must-have new lures for Canadian anglers

2016’s best new lures

The hottest new jigs, topwaters, swimbaits, cranks and more for walleye, muskie, bass, pike and trout

Best Walleye Jig



The popular ReelBait Flasher Jig, with its flickering willowleaf blade below the head, has long been the go-to jig among serious walleye anglers. Now ReelBait’s new Tournament Series Flasher Jig ups the ante by subbing in a long-shank, needle-sharp, black nickel Gamakatsu hook. The jigs come in ReelBait’s hottest five walleye colours and three most popular sizes: ¼, ⅜-and ½-ounce.

ReelBait Tackle Company, (402) 643-4127;

Gord Pyzer

Gord Pyzer

Fishing Editor Gord Pyzer is widely regarded as Canada's most scientific angler. Known in fishing circles as Doctor Pyzer, he worked for 30 years as a senior manager with Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources before devoting all his energies to fishing. A member of the Canadian Angler Hall of Fame, the award-winning writer is also an internationally sought out speaker, tournament angler and field editor with In-Fisherman Magazine and Television. As well, he co-hosts the Real Fishing Radio Show with Bob Izumi. Catch Gord on the Outdoor Journal Radio Show live every Saturday morning 8:05AM EST. If you're in southern Ontario, tune your radio to Sportsnet 590 The FAN AM or visit and listen live online.

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