“How We Role” by Trevor Johnson of Kit’s Tackle
By angelamontana

Posted: February 28, 2013

Best thing about fishing:

-The thrill of the unknown and watching the excitement on kids faces

Favorite method of fishing:


Dream foreign catch:

-Fresh water Dorado (Argentina)

Toughest element in the fishing world:

-WIND, the “BLEEPING” Wind!!  I know you can relate;)

Favorite universal jigs:

-Glass Minnow Series (Kit’s Tackle)

-Pro Series Marabou (Kit’s Tackle)



-Pete’s Tackle Plastics (www.petestackle.com)

Favorite live bait:


Favorite crank baits:

-Rapala Husky Jerk

-Rapala Shad Rap

Favorite rods:

-St. Croix

-5’ for jigging for trout (ultra-light power, ex-fast action)

-6’ for vertical walleye (medium power, fast action)

-6’3” for pitching for walleye/bass/trout (medium power, ex- fast action)

-7’ for throwing big jigs/cranks for pike/browns/walleye (heavy power, fast action)


-A really big one


-Shimano Carbon Stratic CI4 (ultra-light for long days pitching jigs)

Our Boat:

-18’ Lund Pro V IFS


-Lowrance (HDS 8) No side scan…whatever that is

Electric Motor:

-Minn Kota Terrova with I Pilot


-Yamaha 175 VMAX

-Yamaha 8 (kicker)


-Nikon D500(camera)

-Go Pro Hero 3(video)


-Ocean Waves Sunglasses

Rain gear/warmth:

-Simms Pro Dry, Sitka Outerwear, Arcteryx Outerwear, Carhartt Arctic Bibs, Kennetrek Boots

Favorite fishing snack:

-Jalapeno Cheddar Cheetos (Thanks Ken Schmidt)

Pain killers:

-Motrin Ibuprofen/ Tylenol Extra Strength

Favorite hydrating drink:


Favorite boost drink:

-Diet Mountain Dew

Favorite cocktail after a long day on the water:

-Jameson Irish Whisky

Favorite cocktail immediately following the loss of a 16 lb walleye at the net:

-Jose Cuervo (the whole bottle)

Favorite fishing saying:

“Jiggin’ the Dream”, DUH!!


For more information on Kit’s Tackle, visit their website at www.kitstackle.com