Al & Bob's Sportsmen Serving Sportsmen

Al & Bob's Sportsmen Serving Sportsmen

Al & Bob's Sports is home to the fishing and hunting experts of West Michigan, and now is located right off of US 131 on 68th. St. on the south side of Grand Rapids. Their motto over the years has been 'Sportsmen serving Sportsmen for Generations', and it is just as true now as it ever has been!

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May 3, 2022 10 min
This week's Al & Bob's Sports - Sportsmen serving Sportsmen - Spring Fishing Series podcast focuses on pan fishing on inland lakes in Michigan, and what to look for in the lake's makeup in the spring to help you find where the fish are as they make the transition from wintering areas to spawning areas! Also, our expert, Ben Rand, from Al & Bob's Sports, will discuss some different lures, rods, reels and tec...
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It is Ben Rand's favorite topic to talk about when it comes to fishing in our great state of Michigan....Bass Fishing getting started! Listen to this week's episode with Bret Bakita & Ben Rand as they talk about the new lures, baits and rods that are trending for this year's Bass season and what might suit your style best!!
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We discuss what you need for rods, reels, lures and clothing for river fishing in the spring for Walleye...primarily on the Detroit River...with Ben Rand of Al & Bob's Sports!
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This week Bret & Ben Rand, Fishing Buyer and Expert at Al & Bob's Sports, talk about the new styles, brands & gear that are available at Al & Bob's Sports for 2022, including Big Lake gear is back!!! Their new & old brand lines include: AFTCO, Simms, Striker, BlackFish, Huk and more! Plus, their inventory is getting better and more rods, baits and other products are now in stock with the Spring fishing...
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We kick off the new season of the spring fishing podcast series with the event that gets it all started in West Michigan - The Ultimate Sports Show at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids - March 10-13! Listen to Ben Rand - Fishing expert with Al & Bob's Sports and Bret Bakita talk about the highlights at this year's show.
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In this episode, fishing expert & buyer for Al & Bob's Sports, Ben Rand, talks about Al & Bob's Sports now becoming a dealer of Garmin products and how this technology has revolutionized the sport of fishing! Ben specifically talks about Live Scope from Garmin and what that product is capable of.....it's amazing!! Plus, Al & Bob's is now fully stocked with some great gear from AFTCO and Coasta sung...
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On this episode we talk Spring Bass fishing with Al & Bob's Sports buyer and fishing expert, Ben Rand! Everything from the fish biting better and usually being grouped up for better catches from the winter season, to where to fish on the inland lakes in West Michigan, and what are some of the hottest baits on the market right now that Ben recommends!!
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One of the more popular types of fishing right now in the state of Michigan is river fishing because of the easy access and the abundace of great rivers flowing throughout our state, and in this episode, we catch up with Ben Rand, Fishing Buyer & Expert at Al & Bob's Sports in Grand Rapids to talk about tips and some great hot spots for river Steelhead fishing in West Michigan!
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It is a bucket list item for some, and the annual official start of spring fishing for others in the state of Michigan! Walleye fishing on the Detroit River, which is some of the best walleye fishing in the Midwest, is our topic for this episode, and what type of rods, reels and baits are recommended by the experts at Al & Bob's Sports in Grand Rapids!! Fishing expert and buyer for Al & Bob's, Ben Rand, joins Bret...
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We are going to get you geared up for the transition from ice fishing to open water fishing in Michigan with Al & Bob's Sports - Fishing Buyer and Expert - Ben Rand! The technology around and gear itself in the fishing industry has been revolutionalized in the last 5 years with brands like: Aftco, Xtra Tuff and others. Ben joined me in this podcast episode to talk about some of the new and improved products that are out t...
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