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Savage Gear Soft 4Play 25cm LureOne of the biggest categories in this year's EFTTEX awards was for Best New Soft Lure. Out of the 15-strong short list, the Savage Gear 25cm Soft 4Play lure came through to be crowned overall winner.

The 4Play lure brand has evolved nicely over time, from a sizable ... Read the rest of this entry »

Power Pro Super 8 Slick BraidPower Pro fought off stiff competition to be voted Best Braided Line at the recent European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition (EFTTEX) with new Power Pro Super 8 Slick braid.

Super 8 Slick sees Power Pro follow a growing trend in 8 strand braid, gaining popularity in many fresh and saltwater disciplines here in the UK. The use of 8 strands (sometimes known as 'carriers') produces a very round and smooth braid.

The Honeywell Spectra fibre used in manufacture is braided under high tension to produce a very high grade fishing line.

It's good to see a ... Read the rest of this entry »

Century HPR Lure Rods

Posted by Editor On June - 9 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Century HPRWhat's this? A UK rod manufacturer making modern lure rods to take on the world? It'll never happen I hear you cry.

Well you're wrong, and what's more, the excellent new Century HPR Lure Rods will be released here in July - that's almost minutes away!

So what are we talking about here:

Century - A UK company that has been building top quality ... Read the rest of this entry »

Rapala & Zoom top US Lure Survey

Posted by Editor On June - 4 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Rapala & Zoom LuresResults from the April Angler Survey undertaken by Southwick Associates in the United States reveals the following about the most purchased lures in the US:

Top brand of hard bait lure – Rapala purchased by 25% of survey respondents

Top brand of soft ... Read the rest of this entry »

Daiwa SP-MH Neoprene Reel Cover

Posted by Editor On May - 29 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Daiwa SP-MH Neoprene Reel CoverThis is a nice product. I picked up the Daiwa SP-MH reel case when I visited The Art of Fishing in St Merryn, Cornwall. It's imported from Japan (no English on the packaging) and the quality shows. It's a sad fact that Daiwa's Japanese range of tackle is better than that available on our home shores but it makes this kind of stuff more alluring I suppose.

So what to say about a reel bag... Well, as I already remarked the quality is about as good as it gets in neoprene reel covers - the neoprene is a luxurious 5mm thick and ... Read the rest of this entry »