Review of Tronix Pro Twin Spreader Booms

Tronix Spreader BoomsLesson learned yesterday. Stick with what you know.

Plaice season is in full swing on the South Coast where I fish and in recent seasons we’ve changed the way we fish for these handsome flatfish – namely with spreader booms.

Although slightly cumbersome out the water, fished from the boat these spreaders do appear to hold an advantage over our preferred tackle of previous years – running ledger, spoons, etc. Whether that’s because they facilitate Continue reading “Review of Tronix Pro Twin Spreader Booms”

Team Daiwa Z Boat Rod & Daiwa Saltist Lever Drag Review

Daiwa Saltist Lever Drag ReelAs 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”

Mustad Viking 79515 Hooks

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 Continue reading “Mustad Viking 79515 Hooks”

TKR Fish Ruler / Match Measure

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: Continue reading “TKR Fish Ruler / Match Measure”