2012 Shimano Catalogue

2012 Shimano Fishing CatalogueHurrah! It’s that special time of year again when the major tackle manufacturers release their new fishing tackle to the public, for the first time.

Grab yourself a brew, sit back and behold the 2012 Shimano Fishing Catalogue. Lots of new reels, rods, terminal tackle and clothing. Plus a load more technique-specific tackle which Shimano has expanding on in recent years. Some very interesting new Continue reading “2012 Shimano Catalogue”

Total Fishing Babes 2012 Carp Fishing Calendar

Total Fishing Babes CalendarApologies for mentioning ‘Christmas’ in October but every year we get a lot of interest in Fishing Calendars as an affordable Christmas gift for anglers – especially those that feature… well… girls!

For 2012 we’re delighted to announce that we’ve sourced a new calendar. This time produced by Total Fishing Gear. Introducing the TF Gear Total Fishing Babes 2012 Calendar. What’s more, it features carp – big carp.

Make 2012 a cracker with a new hot girl and a monster carp every single month. Hot women and carp are set to be THE classic combo of 2012, so do your hubby/mate a favour and purchase them one today!

The TF Gear 2012 Babes Calendar is available from Fishtec for just £7.99, or £7.19 for Fishtec members. Continue reading “Total Fishing Babes 2012 Carp Fishing Calendar”

2012 Shimano Baitrunner LC XTA – Big & Medium

Shimano Baitrunner XTA LC AdvertShimano’s advert for the new Baitrunner LC says, ‘Legend Reborn’ and while normally we’d take this kind of advertising with a pinch of salt, in this case I tend to agree that the big Baitrunner Long Cast is a legendary fishing reel.  The ‘Big Baitrunner’ has been landing big fish for over 15 years. In Shimano’s reel portfolio it sits alongside other iconic greats such as the TLD lever drag reels.

2012 is a special year as Shimano have chosen to bring this old timer right up to date. Perhaps even more importantly the redesign brings with it a new size – Medium – that I’m sure will be very well received all around the world – in most countries angling equipment is getting smaller and lighter as tackle gets stronger and better designed, while anglers become more sporting in the quest to have some fun Continue reading “2012 Shimano Baitrunner LC XTA – Big & Medium”

Japanese Black Bream Tackle Videos by Owner

Japanese Black Bream FishingThose of you in Europe that, like me are fanatical about Black Bream fishing might share my interest in these promotional videos I stumbled across by ace Japanese tackle manufacturer, Owner.

They’re both aimed at Chinu (Black Sea Bream) anglers and although focused on Owner’s excellent hooks and line, there’s plenty of dedicated Black Bream Continue reading “Japanese Black Bream Tackle Videos by Owner”

Sakura Rock Pocket Review – LRF Lure Wallet

Sakura Rock PocketFor me, part of the enjoyment I’ve taken from discovering ultralight lure fishing, whether that be saltwater LRF or fishing for freshwater Perch, is from the increased mobility and comfort levels experienced. When I started fishing this style just under a year ago now, I didn’t really know which lures and jigs I was going to use from one session to the next. But as my experience has grown, I have acquired a few favourites from the mountains of gear I used to carry and I’ve identified exactly what to use at certain, Continue reading “Sakura Rock Pocket Review – LRF Lure Wallet”