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Miriabu – newcomer to Big Game Reels

Posted by Editor On June - 25 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

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 »

Personally, I don't normally buy Sea Angler magazine these days due to a lack of innovative content but I have to congratulate the guys over at Sea Angler HQ for a wonderful May/June publication. The reason why issue 453 stands out is that it features a 35-page special on bass tackle and techniques - in fact the only reason I picked it up from the newsagent shelf was that the cover showed some Japanese, Varivas braid and a fancy looking lure. A quick flick through revealed articles on plugging estuaries from the boat, and an interesting looking review of modern bass fishing by Henry Gilbey, complete with shots of a Tenryu Red Dragon Express, a Van Staal and a box ... Read the rest of this entry »

New Daiwa Saltiga Z Reels for 2010?

Posted by Editor On June - 21 - 20106 COMMENTS

New Daiwa Saltiga Z for 2010There has been some talk on internet fishing forums & chat rooms that Daiwa will update the existing Saltiga Z range of heavy-duty spinning reels this year. If the rumours are true this might see Daiwa include their latest technologies in one of the best reels on the planet. New innovations like 'Mag Sealed' waterproofing could be included, as featured in this year's release of the new Daiwa Certate in Japan.

Details are sketchy but it is rumoured that a new colour ... Read the rest of this entry »

Avid Carp divulge more info on AvidCarp.com

Posted by Editor On June - 1 - 20103 COMMENTS

UPDATE : New Avid Carp Corn Stops and Sight Stops now available to buy (see bottom)


AvidCarp.com, 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.

AvidCarp.com confirms what we already know in that Avid Carp will ... Read the rest of this entry »

TKR Fish Ruler / Match Measure

Posted by Editor On May - 26 - 20102 COMMENTS

It's not all that often you discover a 'homegrown' angling product that you really want to get behind, but on discovering TKR's tremendous looking Fishing Ruler I knew I had to get hold of one. Consequently once I'd recieved both the standard TKR Fishing Ruler and the ingenious TKR Extendable Fishing Ruler I was delighted. You may be thinking, "yeah, but it's a measuring stick - I've seen them before", but check out these features for a start: ... Read the rest of this entry »

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