The Tackle and Guns Trade Show is upon us once again. Every October the T&G show attracts a mass of UK retailer, tackle manufacturers and press. Meetings are had, orders are taken and most exciting for us, the next season’s tackle is on display to gorp and drool over.
So this morning, we jumped in the car and headed off to Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, for the first of the two Continue reading “2011 Tackle and Guns Show”
If French, Spanish or Czech Nymphing mean anything to you, then this new Climax H2O Super Fine Tip fly line might be right up your beat.
The Super Fine Tip (SFT) line took Best New Fly Line at the recent European Tackle Trade Exhibition, and with good reason. The popularity of ‘nymphing’ has outgrown the respective tackle. Climax looked at what the technique tries to achieve and have made a purpose built fly line for the job.
Traditionally, fly anglers have relied on extended, light line leaders to facilitate a realistic dead drift of a nymph. However most anglers use a standard line. It’s this part of the set up Climax outlined as an area for refinement.
With the Climax Super Fine Tip, the lightweight body features Continue reading “Climax H2O Super Fine Tip – Best Fly Line EFTTEX 2011”
The ICAST Fishing Tackle Show was once again a fantastic event that took place 13th to 15th July 2011 in Las Vegas.
Attendance at the 2011 event this year was once again great with a large selection of manufacturers and products all under one roof. The New Product Show was especially exciting with previews of next seasons new Continue reading “ICAST Fishing Tackle Show 2011”
Apart from winning our award for the longest reel name in history, Shimano have won Best New Fixed Spool Reel at the 2011 European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition in Amsterdam with their latest incarnation of the Aero Technium 10000 XSB Mgs.
Shimano have a habit of winning at this show. Over the course of the past five years Shimano have won eight awards, including one for the original Aero Technium XSA Mgs back in 2008.
This year sees Continue reading “Shimano Aero Technium 10000 XSB Mgs – Best Fixed Spool EFTTEX 2011”
Berkley NanoFil did NOT win either Best New Monofilament or Best New Braid at EFTTEX 2011. Berkley did win ‘Innovation of the Year’ with NanoFil though. How so?
“Not a Mono. Not a Fluoro. Not a Braid.” That’s how the advertising video for Berkley NanoFil ends. Okay, so apart from ruling Berkley out of every line award at this year’s tackle shows, what does NanoFil mean to us, the Continue reading “Berkley NanoFil – Innovation of the Year EFTTEX 2011”