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Simon Bradbury Interview, ex-Abu & man behind Akios

Posted by Editor On July - 14 - 2010 were lucky enough to catch up with Simon Bradbury, ex-Abu product manager and the man behind the new Akios reel brand. We asked for more information on the man himself, his relationship with Abu and the Akios strategy.

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New Akios Multiplier Reels Seen

Posted by Editor On June - 25 - 2010

We've spotted an interesting looking, new fishing reel at the back of a UK sea angling magazine. There's only a small picture to go on but the multiplier reels - which look to be manufactured predominantly for sea fishing - appear to be branded as 'Akios', a brand we haven't heard of before. In fact searching for the brand online has almost drawn a complete blank. The only possible
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Miriabu – newcomer to Big Game Reels

Posted by Editor On June - 25 - 2010

Just stumbled across Miriabu reel (and hooks) being imported into the UK by Advanta Angling. Not much to go on as yet but the reels look pretty, if not familiar in design.

The Miriabu Mito range of big game reels are said to have been tested against denizens of the deep in the Indian, Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

It appears that there three reels within the range in the following sizes; Mito 12/20, Mito 20/30 & Mito 50/80

Amongst the limited information is the following key features: Read the rest of this entry »

Avid Carp divulge more info on

Posted by Editor On June - 1 - 2010

UPDATE : New Avid Carp Corn Stops and Sight Stops now available to buy (see bottom), the website of the hotly awaited new carp fishing brand Avid Carp has moved from a simple holding page to something with more more intriguing. In their own words, "The countdown to Avid Carp products hitting the shelves has begun". Even more exciting, the website sets the launch date as June 2010 - so we're close. confirms what we already know in that Avid Carp will Read the rest of this entry »

Rivercraft Launches European Tackle Range

Posted by Editor On May - 12 - 2010

RivercraftRivercraft, a new European brand in sport fishing has recently launched to the public. With a European focus, Rivercraft specialises in fly fishing, spinning and casting tackle, clothing and accessories.

Here's an excerpt from Rivercraft's official press release dated 12th May 2010: Read the rest of this entry »