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Some of you will probably remember the old Ugly Stik commercials featuring angler’s wives.  I had all of those commercials in a “long play” version and they were even better than the 30-second spots that ran on TV.  Unfortunately, my links to those long play versions have gone bad, except for this one. . . .


Wow.  I guess there are some wives out there who have some real issues.

Maybe they should just go fishing?

By the way, in my opinion, Ugly Stik rods are excellent rods.  They are not the most expensive rods on the market, but they are very good quality and they do the job.  I must add that the advertisement is correct–they are nearly indestructible.  I have an Ugly Stik casting rod that I have had since my high school days, and that was a LONG time ago.  I am still using that rod, abused it on the Missouri River a week ago; had to re-glue one of the guides but after that 10-minute repair it is good to go, good as new.


About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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