New Nash PEG ONE Brand Unveiled

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, Continue reading “New Nash PEG ONE Brand Unveiled”

Ryobi Returns with Awesome Metaroyal Safari Reel

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 Continue reading “Ryobi Returns with Awesome Metaroyal Safari Reel”

30 Plus Carp Fishing Tackle

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, Continue reading “30 Plus Carp Fishing Tackle”

Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair

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 Continue reading “Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair”

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”