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Matt Hayes Adventure Fishing Tackle

Posted by Editor On March - 13 - 2012

Matt Hayes AdventureIt's probably common knowledge by now. Angling celebrity, Matt Hayes has parted company with TF Gear and signed a 5-year consultancy with Swedish tackle supplier, Fladen. The result is a fishing tackle range named Matt Hayes Adventure.

While at first this may not appear to be a major revelation, it has the potential to do the sport a great deal of good.  It's clear that Fladen wants to make inroads into the high street - especially large retailers and Read the rest of this entry »

Lynx Fishing – No More Knots?

Posted by Editor On March - 6 - 2012

Lynx FishingI have Twitter to thank for this discovery. A few industry people in the know have been unable to keep an exciting new tackle development under wraps. This development - a system for joining line without knots -  is planned for release in 2012 by a new UK-based company, Lynx Fishing.

Lynx Fishing have developed a technique called Precision Compression Technology. The process is said to Read the rest of this entry »

The Big One Fishing Show 2012

Posted by Editor On March - 6 - 2012

The Big One 2012Fishface Production's 'The Big One' event has been one of the biggest success stories in recent years, for anglers, retailers and tackle manufacturers alike. Bucking the downward trend of the UK's economy, The Big One Read the rest of this entry »

New Soft Plastics from Jacks LRF Tested on Perch

Posted by Editor On February - 22 - 2012

Jacks Own Sperm TailsFinally got the chance to test out a batch of new lures from Jacks LRF today. I've wanted to try them out on the local Perch population for some time now but a frozen canal and other commitments have meant I've had to wait. Having said that, by the time I actually got to wet a line I had my game plan all mapped out.

Plan was to test three styles of Jacks Own lures:
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The Alabama Rig

Posted by Editor On February - 15 - 2012

Alabama RigIn some ways I didn't want to write this post. Everything about the Alabama Rig goes against what I love about sport fishing. But somehow, over the pond in the US, they've caught Alabama fever.

A little history. The Alabama Rig was made famous by a US Bass Tournament Pro called Paul Elias. He won a recent Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Guntersville (Alabama) using the rig and since then everyone wants a piece of the winning formula. Maybe not surprising when it netted Elias a cool $100,000 prize fund!

I probably Read the rest of this entry »