Tubertini have been at the forefront of the European boat fishing scene for many years now. Their long, multi-tip rods feature in the armoury of most of the top boat match anglers. Here Des Westmore reviews the Tubertini F1 T320.
Captain Rick’s charter outfit is a only a ten minute walk from the hotel and the fishing starts almost as soon as you leave the marina. Who wouldn’t want to return to this fishing paradise?
Des Westmore recently discovered the joys of using a smaller level wind multiplier reel for his lure fishing and in particular the high speed Daiwa LW20HA which he reviews here.
Rating a reel as the best in its class may be a difficult claim to substantiate but with a strip down review Des Westmore establishes that his customer’s claim may not be far wide of the mark with the Daiwa Sealine X 30SHV.
No matter what level of quality of a reel attains sooner or later some problems will occur, even with regular maintenance. Here Des Westmore strips a Shimano Tyrnos 10 to fix a couple of regular problems which crop up.
For those lucky enough to still enjoy a family holiday abroad, this also becomes the vehicle to sample some fishing in foreign climes as Des Westmore relates in his Mexico holiday narrative.
Plymouth based Tackle Company Snowbee has added yet again to its already comprehensive range of spinning gear.
Perfecting the choice of two Islander Spin Jig boat rods was challenging, but with blanks sourced from New Zealand, and the best fittings and build quality available UK HOOKS are confident they have got them spot on.
Des Westmore dismantles and comments on a battle-worn Daiwa Saltiga Z30 reel created for the Japanese market but the findings largely hold for the more familiar SA20, SA30 and SA50 reels.
Fin Nor’s Marquesa MA12 with its 6.1:1 retrieve and capacity for more than 300 metres of 30lb braid is the latest classy reel to fall into the hands of tester Des Westmore. But he reveals that it’s not all peace and harmony, and you might just require ear-plugs to fish with this reel.