Fishing Equipment

best fishing kayaks

Best Fishing Kayaks 2022 – 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…

best Daiwa spinning reels

Best Daiwa Spinning Reels – 2022 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 2022 Model: Comments: Daiwa Saltist…

Perception Pescador Pro Kayak Review 2022

If you have been researching different paddle kayaks to go fishing in, then I am sure you have come across the range of Perception Pescador Pro kayaks. After looking into these kayaks more myself, it became apparent what all the fuss is about. So I have written a full review of the Perception Pescador Pro…

best inline ice fishing reels

Best Inline Ice Fishing Reels

Winter is coming! It’s time to put the summer fishing gear away for a few months and get yourself ready for some hardcore ice fishing. In this article I have compiled some of the best inline ice fishing reels currently available, so you can continue your fishing as soon as the thick ice comes. Here…

spinning reel sizes

GUIDE – How to Choose the Right Size Spinning Reel

We’ve all been there at some stage in our fishing lives. We decide we want to buy a lovely new spinning reel, only to get to the store and become overwhelmed with the multitude of size variations on offer! Deciding what size spinning reel you need can be a bit of a challenge for some,…

shimano vanford spinning reel review

Shimano Vanford Spinning Reel Review

To say that the Shimano Vanford has big boots to fill is an understatement. The Stradic Ci4+ had been such a hit with anglers around the world for many years, so it was a bold move by Shimano to completely remove it from their range of spinning reels. I personally like the way Shimano design…

best rod and reel combos

Best Rod and Reels Combos (Baitcaster and Spinning)

Buying a rod and reel combo is an excellent option if you’re not sure what your best pairings are yourself. There are some excellent combos to be had these days, with the big brands all having a wide choice of both baitcaster and spinning combos available. Sometimes you will get a better deal when buying…

best lures for saltwater fishing

What Are the Best Lures for Saltwater Fishing?

Lure fishing has become increasingly popular over the years, and the variety of lures available now is extensive. With so many different kinds of lures available, it is beneficial to know what you can use for saltwater fishing and the best situations for using each type of lure. In this guide, I will go through…

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…

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…

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…

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…