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Mustad Viking 79515 Hooks

Posted by Editor On September - 15 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Mustad Viking 79515 HookWe might not all find hook patterns exciting but we all depend on our hook choice to hook and land that fish of a lifetime. For me, successful fishing is all about confidence. The Mustad Viking 79515 hook is one of those hooks that gives me confidence. If I need a 3/0 or 4/0 for my boat fishing then I turn to the ... Read the rest of this entry »

Inchiku, Madai & Kabura Jigging Techniques in Greece

Posted by Editor On September - 12 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Shimano Lucanus in BlueI'm lucky enough to find myself in Greece this September - the best time of year for fish and fishing in this beautiful part of the world. The travel rod remains split down in my suitcase but I've already seen a few hungry looking palegics whilst snorkeling, along with a lone sea bass sat over a bed of eel grass waiting his moment to strike at an injured baitfish. Needless to say I can't wait to get the lure box out.

In the meantime, in between my duties as honourable partner to the ever fish-tolerent Estelle, I console myself by reading a local fishing magazine to get the flavour. I say 'read' lightly as the text may as well be invisible to me - but the pictures are good! The magazine ... Read the rest of this entry »

Automated Fishing Pole Rest on Dragons Den

Posted by Editor On August - 9 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Dragons DenTonight's broadcast of the popular TV show, Dragons Den saw 72-year old inventor Charlie Mylonas pitch for the Dragons' financial backing for their automated pole rest for fishing - the Fisheazy Autorest. Charlie, alongside financial partner Guy Nottingham pitched for £60,000 to help them market their idea to UK anglers. The Fisheazy Autorest device enables anglers to accurately adjust the height of the pole rest with the push of a button although Dragon, Deborah Meaden questioned whether the device removed the skill of the angler. The inventor's response was "more time ... Read the rest of this entry »

Fishing-Tackle.co.uk 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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Akios S-Line Multiplier Reels Launched

Posted by Editor On July - 9 - 20101 COMMENT

Courtesy of Sea Angler magazine, further information on the new Akios S-Line range of multiplier reels has been released. Last month we reported that we'd spotted the new fishing reels but had very little information to go on. We can now announce the 6-strong range:

  • Akios S-Line 656CS - 6000-sized multiplier reel featuring level-wind
  • Akios S-Line 656CSM - 6000-sized multiplier reel featuring level-wind and magnetic brakes

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