As far as I can tell there are only two reasons you won’t buy the new Team Daiwa Z boat rod and Daiwa Saltist LD20H lever drag reel. The first reason is they’re a bit pricey and its true, with a retail price of £225 for the rod and £315 for the reel the money could be better spent on paying almost a whole months gas bill(!). Secondly, you think that you already have all bases covered in the boat rod department – but Continue reading “Team Daiwa Z Boat Rod & Daiwa Saltist Lever Drag Review”
One of the busiest stands at this year’s Tackle and Guns Trade Show was that of Svendsen Sport, distributor of the Okuma range of tackle in the UK. The activity was well deserved given the amount of new equipment and innovation on display at the show. At the front of the stand was a glass cabinet, illuminated with spotlights, showing off Okuma’s latest reels and some of Savage Gear’s huge range of lures. The stand-out reel for me was the Okuma Andros Continue reading “Okuma Andros 511 Boat Reel Due 2011”
The battle for ‘best multiplier reel’ shows no sign of a truce this Christmas with a hot new contender from Akios this week – the Akios 656 SCM Shuttle ‘Sportcast’. Check out the pics. She’s a beaut!
First impressions; One-piece, aluminium frame (yum); tiny star drag – that’s a first for me (clever); swept-back, aluminium, paddle handle (reminiscent of the carbon handle on the new Daiwa 7HT Mag ST); great looking (we like the colour scheme); includes
Continue reading “Akios Shuttle 656 SCM Sportcast – Latest Multiplier Reel”
There were some interesting items of new Gardner tackle highlighted to us at the T&G Show. Without further ado, here are some of the new items planned for Autumn/Winter 2010: Continue reading “New Gardner Tackle for Autumn-Winter 2010”
No Boiling, No Burning, No Fiddle, No Fuss
Now this was a neat new item being exhibited at the Tackle & Guns Show – the electronic Hot Rox Hand Warmer.
David House, the Managing Director of the company behind HotRox demonstrated the new product for us and I have to say it beats traditional hand warmers for a number of reasons.
Unlike the hot gel hand warmers you might have seen or used Continue reading “Hot Rox Hand Warmer (with video)”