Fishing Equipment

best fishing kayaks

Best Fishing Kayaks 2021 – Fishing Kayak Reviews

Fishing from a kayak can unleash a whole new realm of opportunities for any angler. Their ability to navigate through tighter spots; the more practical storage they provide and their ease of launching when compared to a boat makes them a very alluring option. But with so many great options available, which are the best […]

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Daiwa Exist LT Spinning Reel Review 2021

In the past, I have always leaned towards Shimano for their spinning reels, but have always kept an eye on Daiwa as they have an excellent range of spinning reels too. Having used the Daiwa Exist LT spinning reel a number of times now, I have to say that I was very impressed by the […]

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best Daiwa spinning reels

Best Daiwa Spinning Reels – 2021 Buyers Guide

Daiwa has an exceptional range of spinning reels, and the choice can be a little overwhelming. So to help you make a more informed decision I have listed what I think are the best Daiwa spinning reels currently available. So let’s get right into it…. Daiwa’s best spinning reels in 2021 Model: Comments: Daiwa Saltist […]

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shimano stella buy

Shimano Stella Fishing Reel – 2021 Buyers Guide

The Shimano Stella is the flagship of Shimano’s wide range of spinning reels. It comes in two different versions, the Shimano Stella FJ, which is a smaller reel for lighter fishing, and then the Stella SW, which is the bigger offshore version. To help you get a better understanding of each, we have written a […]

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shimano stradic ci4+

Shimano Stradic Ci4+ FB – Buyers Guide

One of the best spinning reels I have ever used is the latest Shimano Stradic Ci4+ FB. I personally have the 2500 model and I find it perfect for flicking soft plastics and small vibe lures. This latest version includes numerous improvements to previous versions, so if you have enjoyed past models of the Stradic […]

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Penn Slammer 3 review

Penn Slammer 3 Spinning Reel Review

The 3rd generation of the Penn Slammer reel was introduced in 2016, and since its introduction, it has become the flagship of the Penn spinning reel range. It has been widely used by anglers all over the world, and is also a favorite choice for fishing charter captains to use as their go-to reel due […]

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best fishing line for trout

Best Trout Fishing Line

There are so many different ways to fish for trout, so the best trout fishing line can vary depending on the method you are using. The three main types of fishing line (mono, fluoro, and braid) can all be used for trout fishing, but the different characteristics of each line type will mean you’ll need […]

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baitcaster reel sizes

Baitcaster Reel Sizes Explained

Having predominantly used spinning reels all of my fishing life, I find it second nature to be able to understand the various sizes and what each size is best used for. But when I was researching a baitcaster reel to buy, I have to admit that I found it a lot more confusing to understand […]

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best surf fishing reels

Best Surf Fishing Reels

Having the right reel when surf fishing can make a huge difference to your results, more so than many other types of fishing. I have listed some of the best surf fishing reels currently available and have given you a rundown of what you can expect from each one. There is a good variety of […]

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best fish finders for kayaks

Best Fish Finders for Kayaks

To really enhance your fishing sessions on your kayak, you want to be able to drop your baits and lures right on top of the fish. To help you locate the fish, you need to have a good quality fish finder added to your kayak setup. Here we take a look at the best fish […]

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Fishing Rod Power and Action – Explained

If you have done any research into new fishing rods, you will certainly have seen ‘Power’ and ‘Action’ mentioned in the design specifics for each rod you look at. It is important to understand these two factors as the performance of a rod will vary significantly depending on the power and action a rod has. […]

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what is the best size rod and reel for inshore fishing

What is the Best Size Rod and Reel for Inshore Fishing

Inshore fishing can vary significantly, and this can also mean the best size rod and reel can also vary depending on where and how you intend to fish. Although there is no right or wrong size rod and reel to use when inshore fishing, there are some sweet spots dependent on the type of fishing […]

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