Any hunting, fishing or outdoor adventure starts with the right gear. Mike Gnatkowski/Gnatoutdoors relies on quality equipment and products from these great companies and sponsors to excel in the out-of-doors .


Absolute Outdoor, Inc. specializes in bringing market leading innovation to the sporting goods, outdoor, and marine markets. Located in Sauk Rapids,    Minnesota, the sales and marketing company became officially established in January, 2009 and offers the FULL THROTTLE water sports and ONYX outdoor  recreation brands for today’s active lifestyles.  Together, they offer a full range of hunting apparel, rainwear, gloves and glomitts, base layer, head gear and flotation devices. Technology is key with Absolute Outdoor. Whether it’s nano-silver fiber technology in the X-Systems line, ArcticShield multi-layer thermal technology that conquers cold or high-performance Onyx rainwear that keeps you dry, Absolute Outdoors is all about cutting-edge technology.  Gnatoutdoors uses  Absolute Outdoor Inc. gear and relies on Onyx Outdoor apparel with  X-System and Arctic Shield Technology.


1883. That is the year that Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. was founded on one man’s belief that great things were possible. More than 125 years later, Wolverine knows great things are not only possible, they are achievable when dedication and determination lead the way. Over the years, Wolverine Worldwide has amassed an impressive portfolio of owned and licensed brands. From extreme industrial occupational safety footwear, to outdoor high performance outerwear, to everyday accessories, Wolverine Worldwide makes quality products that meet the diverse demands of countless consumers. We are honored to have them as one of our sponsors and rely on their quality footwear.




Dreamweaver spoons are designed and tested by professional fishermen to give the best possible action, and are the spoon of choice for anglers throughout the Great Lakes. Every spoon is hand-painted and assembled in the USA to ensure you receive a quality product. Our finishes have been tried and tested for the last 15 years and are simply the toughest out there. DW Action Flies take fish like no others; pair ’em with a Spin Doctor or Paddle and stand back… Dreamweaver’s Spin Doctors have taken the Great Lakes by storm. Check out the new colors for 2011 our web site at



Whether it’s trolling for walleye on Lake Erie or rainbow trout in a high mountain reservoir Warrior Lures’ custom designed fishing spoons will catch more fish. Tournament tested and proven, Warrior Lures’ fishing spoons deliver. Each spoon is individually hand painted with a durable finish. The enticing action Warrior Lures trolling/fishing spoons produce offer an enticing flash and seductive action that triggers strike regardless of the specie. If they eat minnows, they’ll eat Warrior Spoons. Warrior Spoons come in three sizes and a variety of iridescent and glow colors all featuring quality hooks and hardware. For more information contact Warrior Spoons at



A leader in the outdoor industry, Flambeau Outdoors is ready to meet your outdoor storage needs. Flambeau’s Fishing Products Division features a full line of soft-sided and standard tackle boxes and rod cases. Flambeau’s Hunting Division has a wide range of products from their new Storm Front decoys to innovative products for predator and turkey hunting. Their bow, gun and crossbow cases are legendary. To view the complete lines of Flambeau Outdoors products visit their web site at