Fishing Line…Which one to choose? Many choices are available for fishing line and understanding which fishing line to use can be confusing. When you walk down the aisle of the fishing department it’s not unusual to see the same type of fishing line from various manufacturers, so which one do you choose? It is important to know the maximum fishing line size and capacity for your fishing reel. Most fishing reels will have a line size/yard printed on the spool. Using a heavier fishing line diameter exceeding the recommended for that reel can drastically reduce casting distance or lead...
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By Ron Johnson May is here and the fish are on the move. Although there are many species of fish to target in our Arizona lakes, most anglers are in hot pursuit of the Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass.  For most of our desert lakes, the bass spawning period is about 80% over, but that means most of the bass are in the post-spawn period which is great news for anglers. Bass have a pretty heavy appetite during the post-spawn period as most of them have gone weeks without feeding. Now that the spawning cycle has concluded, both the males and...
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Come join Pros Ron Johnson and Jon “ Scooter” Griffith of the Arizona Fishing Guides on April 26th at Shoppers Supply Apache Junction in the Fishing department from 6-8 pm. Ron and Scooter will talk about current fishing patterns that have been putting fish in the boat on our Arizona Lakes, and how the Algae bloom has affected the fishing on the Salt River Chain of Lakes. In addition, they will be sharing some of their favorite tips and techniques as we approach the summer. Their talk will be followed by a Q & A session to help answer...
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Come join Pros Ron Johnson and Jon “ Scooter” Griffith  of the Arizona Fishing Guides on Feb 28th Shoppers Supply Apache Junction in the Fishing department from 6-8 pm. Ron and Scooter will talk about techniques and lures to use as we transition into the spring followed by a Q & A session to help answer any of your fishing questions on lakes, tackle, rigging and more. In addition, Jon from Arizona Custom Baits will be joining us to showcase the NEW lineup of soft plastics NOW in stock at both Shoppers Stores. Those who attend will receive a 10% Off...
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Shoppers Supply is proud to host the 2nd annual “Paws and Claws” car show benefiting Animal Doctors to the Rescue, a local nonprofit 501 c3, who’s mission is to save and re-home unwanted sick or injured animals using its hearts, hands and Veterinary skills. The free event will offer raffle items including a Yeti cooler, 39′ inch TV, signed Cardinals football, Diamondback tickets, signed memorabilia, and more including gift cards to a variety of businesses. While perusing the classic cars, guests can also enjoy a silent auction, food trucks, and vendors. In light of recent events, 20% of the proceeds will be donated to Hurricane Harvey/Irma relief...
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