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Best Shimano Spinning Reels 2022 – Buyers Guide

DISCLOSURE: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, I may receive a commission. The wide range of Shimano spinning reels available now is impressive, with new and updated models being added on a regular basis! But there are just so many reels to choose from, so…

Best Surf Fishing Rods 2022

Surf fishing can involve a variety of techniques and provide a lot of different options for us. So the best surf rods to use can also be varied to meet the specific requirements. Surf rods are generally longer in length, you will find this range starts at around 9 feet and goes all the way…

Shimano Nasci Spinning Reel – 2022 Buyers Guide

**Notice: Shimano has released a new version of the Shimano Nasci reel. Click here for availability The Shimano Nasci spinning reel has quickly become one of the most popular reels in Shimano’s range. The reason for this is that it provides many of Shimano’s high-end features at a very affordable price. So what exactly do…

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Best Fishing Backpacks – 2022 Buyers Guide

Carrying a lot of heavy fishing gear around is not fun, but it’s an essential part of any fishing trip if you want to make sure you are fully equipped. Fortunately, backpacks make the job much easier, and some of the more specialized fishing backpacks are really innovative in their design. A detailed look at…

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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…

Daiwa Exist LT Spinning Reel Review 2022

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 – 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…

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Shimano Stella Fishing Reel – 2022 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…

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…

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…

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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…