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Joe Sills is the Digital Editor of Fishing Tackle Retailer. He is a regular contributor to both BASS and FLW publications. Elsewhere, his work has been featured by National Geographic, Travel Channel,, and You can read his work right here every week at FTR. Follow him on Instagram for live updates from the field: @joesills.

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