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The winner of the “What do you have on your fishing lanyard?” giveaway is….

Chris Schatte…. congratulations to Chris!

Chris will receive a MooseKnuckle Lanyards Universal Tippet Caddy

MooseKnuckle Lanyards Universal Tippet Caddy ™

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Posted by on December 2, 2011 in Giveaways

 

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The winning photo is…

By a very close margin….

Yellow Spots Red Dots

A hand numbered and signed 11 x 14 window mat of JB McCollum’s “Yellow Spots Red Dots” will be added to the ultimate Christmas giveaway that will be announced in the coming days.

 
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Posted by on December 1, 2011 in Giveaways

 

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You, the Fan Decides the Next Prize Pack!

MooseKnuckle Lanyards will be partnering with J.B. McCollum to bring you a very special prize pack just in time for Christmas!  Who is J.B. McCollum you ask?

J.B. taking a break from a hard at the office on Henry's Fork in Island Park, ID

I am from New Jersey and photography and the outdoors is a true passion of mine. In the warmer side of the year one can often find me walking small shady rivers stalking the illusive east coast brook trout, come the winter I trade in fly-rod for shotgun and roam the rolling hills of New Jersey with my bird dogs. I have a passion to wander and travel and in due time I will see much more of the world, in due time you too will see more of the world as I see it through my eye. I have not quite figured out how I will see the world but I can assure you I will.

Tight Lines,
J.B. McCollum

In short J.B. is a fly bum who just happens to be a very talented photographer. Lucky for you J.B. has offered an 11 x 14 window mat signed and numbered as a part of our Christmas Giveaway prize pack.  The hard part is you have to decide which print you would like to see in the prize pack.  Below you will see ten images and a poll to vote on your favorite.  Voting will end on December 1st.

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Be sure to check out J.B.’s work over at My Eye Photography and on Facebook.  Thank you for your vote and good luck!

 
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Posted by on November 9, 2011 in Giveaways

 

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Bloggers Only Giveaway!

Considering all the coverage we have received from some top notch bloggers I have decided it is time to pay the love forward.

Who: Bloggers

How: Simply post a link to a blog post you authored concerning any one of our products in the comments below.  Winner will be drawn at random.

What: Universal Tippet Caddy ™, win it before you can buy it!

When: Entries must be received before midnight December 1, 2011.  For those who have not had a chance to post anything concerning MooseKnuckle Lanyards products yet you have plenty of time to put something together.  I have sent out quit a few lanyards to bloggers already, but if you were not one of those who received one please contact me and we will work on getting you one for a nominal fee.

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Look forward to reading the entries… happy blogging!

 
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Posted by on October 23, 2011 in Giveaways

 

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What do you have on your fishing lanyard?

After a short period of paying particular attention to the equipment or tools that people put on their lanyards it does not take long to realize that lanyards and the tools they carry are as unique as the user.  We all have our favorite piece of equipment and tools we will never dare enter the water without.  While a few seem to carry the kitchen sink on their lanyards.  I would consider my lanyard to be simple, with the exception of one luxury item.  My lanyard carries a pair of Able Nippers, Orvis Forceps with scissors, a Ty-Rite, and our Universal Tippet Caddy ™.

My simple, yet effective Stainless Steel Lanyard.

The Abel Nippers were a gift from the wife, hands down the best nippers I have used thus far.  They make quick work of anything up to 100lb braided line.  I accidentally purchased the Orvis Forceps with scissors while looking for forceps with a split shot jaw, really had no use for the scissors at the time.  But since then, the scissor portion has been used far more often than the split shot jaws.  I use the scissors to trim everything from line to indicators and flies.  Of course the Universal Tippet Caddy ™ is a must, between breaking off on snags and changing flies I reach for tippet more frequently than the forceps.  Last but not least, my Ty-Rite.  Yeah I know what your thinking, but honestly it saves me more time on the water than you can imagine.  Since most of my fishing is done dead of winter, frozen numb fingers makes it a challenge to tie size 20 and smaller midges.  Now that you have an idea about what I have on my lanyard lets take a look at a few others.

Pro-Staff member Dave Hise with his Carbon Fiber Lanyard

As you can see from the picture above pro-staff member Dave Hise carries the basics of nippers, nail knot tool, forceps (not pictured), and our Universal Tippet Caddy ™.  The most notable difference in Dave’s configuration is the addition of magnetic tool releases. As basic as this seems Ryan Dunne takes the cake on simplicity.

Pro-Staff member Ryan Dunne with the most basic of Stainless Steel Lanyards.

Pro-Staff member Ryan Dunne practices the K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid) theory with his lanyard.  Ryan merely carries our Universal Tippet Caddy ™, nippers, and floatant while fishing from a boat.  On the complete opposite end of the spectrum, Nick Garlock puts his Stainless Steel Lanyard to work!

Pro-Staff Member Nick Garlock's fully loaded Stainless Steel Lanyard.

Recall that I said some people carry the kitchen sink on their lanyards, if you look closely at the picture above you can actually see the kitchen sink on Pro-Staff Member Nick Garlock’s Stainless Steel Lanyard.  From what I can tell it appears that Nick carries a couple bottles of floatant, a fly dryer / leader straightener, nippers, a nail knot tool, Kethcum Release, and of course our Universal Tippet Caddy ™ even while in a boat.  Pictured below are examples of what Pro-Staff Member Derek Young and John Dollar carry on their MooseKnuckle Lanyards.

Pro-Staff member Derek Young with a nice Cutthroat while using just the basics on his Stainless Steel Lanyard.

John Dollars' prototype MooseKnuckle Lanyard during field testing.

As the title indicates, what do you have on your fly fishing lanyard?  By simply subscribing to our blog, liking our Facebook page or following us on Twitter, and posting a comment below that answers the question, “What do or would you have on your fishing lanyard?” you will be entered in a random drawing for the very first giveaway of a MooseKnuckle Lanyards Universal Tippet Caddy ™ to be held December 1st.  (Only those who complete all three requirements will be be eligible to win.  Be sure to include either your Facebook or Twitter name in your post)

 
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Posted by on October 22, 2011 in Fishing, Gear, Giveaways

 

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