Fin-Nor Marquesa 2-Speed – Best Multiplier Reel EFTTEX 2011

Fin-Nor Marquesa 2-SpeedFishing-Tackle.co.uk introduced the original Fin-Nor Marquesa way back in February 2010. We liked the build and toughness of the smaller reels for UK fishing.

A year and a half later, Fin-Nor have released a 2-speed version, further extending the strengths and capabilities of these palm sized reels. And what’s more – they’ve won an award.

The Marquesa 2-speed was awarded Best New Multiplier Continue reading “Fin-Nor Marquesa 2-Speed – Best Multiplier Reel EFTTEX 2011”

Okuma Andros – UK Release Date

Okuma AndrosThanks to those of you who have contributed and asked us when the Okuma Andros 511 will be available in the UK.

Svendsen Sport, the UK distributor have just confirmed that the first Andros reels will come into the UK in May.

As yet it’s not clear which retailers will be stocking the Andros. If you are a retailer that will be stocking the Okuma Andros this year, get in touch and we’ll give you a plug!

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”

Okuma Andros – New Information Released

New Okuma Andros 511We spotted a hugely insightful post on the official Okuma Blog with regards to the forthcoming release of the excellent Andros 511 reel we recently sighted at the Tackle & Guns Trade Show. This post has confirmed some of findings we highlighted in our recent preview and released a lot more.

Okuma have confirmed that the Andros is a brand new Continue reading “Okuma Andros – New Information Released”

Okuma Andros 511 Boat Reel Due 2011

Okuma Andros 511 ReelOne 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”