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2010 Tackle & Guns Trade Show

Posted by Editor On October - 20 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Tackle & Guns were once again pleased to attend the Tackle & Guns Trade Show this week - the pinnacle of the fishing tackle calendar here in the UK. The Tackle & Guns team should be congratulated on another fantastic show - it's always well organised right from gate and I've never heard a bad word said about ... Read the rest of this entry »

New Nash PEG ONE Brand Unveiled

Posted by Editor On October - 7 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Nash PEG ONE LogoWe've just heard on the grape vine that Nash, the carp fishing tackle specialists will be unveiling a new brand later this month named PEG ONE. Details are currently thin on the ground but in a press release introducing a new Brand Manager to the Nash team, ... Read the rest of this entry »

Ryobi Returns with Awesome Metaroyal Safari Reel

Posted by Editor On October - 6 - 20105 COMMENTS

Ryobi Metaroyal 5000 Fishing Safari ReelRyobi, the well-regarded tackle giant that sadly disappeared from UK shores in 1998 is set to return once more with the Masterline Walker group (who also house Cortland, Yo-Zuri and Rovex to name a few).

The reason Ryobi retreated was to concentrate on manufacturing high quality fishing tackle for the Japanese market. The good news for us in the UK is that Ryobi will be bringing some of that tackle back with them. We're fans of at least one of their reels - the awesome Ryobi Metaroyal Safari, or to give it its very Asian, full title - the Ryobi Metaroyal 5000 Fishing Safari - so we contacted Masterline who have confirmed that these reels will indeed be available here in the UK.

We've been lucky enough to handle these reels in Australia, Asia and parts of Europe and they are tough. Do a quick trawl of online fishing forums and you'll find some very good remarks about the Metaroyal Safari. This is a heavy-duty spinning reel more traditional suited to tropical styles like deepwater jigging and popping but we're sure it will find its place over here. It features a suitable power gear ... Read the rest of this entry »

30 Plus Carp Fishing Tackle

Posted by Editor On October - 1 - 20102 COMMENTS

30 Plus CarpThree years ago 30 Plus carp fishing products came to the market with a goal to supply well thought out and test proven tackle for specimen anglers. The range now includes items for carp, barbel and pike anglers following the same proven strategy working with a number of angling consultants to get products right before hitting the shelves.

David Middleton, ... Read the rest of this entry »

Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair

Posted by Editor On September - 21 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Vintage Fishing Tackle FairI've just received a flyer through the post for the Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair housed at Romsey Community School in Romsey, Hampshire. The date this year is Sunday 10th October, from 9am to 3pm. I've been many times before and always enjoy working through the various stands and meeting exhibitioners - there's some true experts at these events. Buying, selling, swapping and valuations are invited.

This vintage ... Read the rest of this entry »