Daiwa Tournament Boat rod tip and butt section
23 Apr 2017

Daiwa Tournament Boat Rod Reviewed

Ally Campbell has never been a tackle tart or junkie and tends to stick to what he likes for as long as possible before changing. However, at the start of 2016 he had just about worn out his favourite competition

Brian Gourley gets a good bend in the Skad boat rod with a nice cod on
08 Feb 2017

Snowbee Skad Boat Rod Reviewed

Snowbee’s Deep Blue rods have been with us for a fair while now and it is over ten years since I first reviewed one . The Deep Blue always came out well in reviews but was not without some, admittedly constructive rather than negative,

tronixpro rods the cobra light
01 Dec 2016

New Tronixpro Rods Launched

It is always interesting to be notified of new rods on the shore scene. The latest Tronixpro rods announced are two new additions to their already impressive range. The Cobra Light is a smaller brother to the well-established Cobra GT

St Leger Renegade Spinning Rods
30 Mar 2016

St Leger Renegade Spinning Rod Reviewed

John Popplewell’s normal shore fishing involves slinging baits but he is not adverse to picking up a lure particularly when he gets his hands on a quality rod like the custom built St Leger Renegade reviewed here.

two good cod on the Blue Zone Telepower 360
28 Feb 2016

Blue Zone Telepower 360 Reviewed

David Proudfoot has been trialing the excellent Blue Zone Telepower 360 for the past 10 months and has thoroughly tested it out both at anchor and on the drift where it has punched above its weight.

Fladen Maxximus Nano Plus Rod decal
01 May 2015

Fladen Maxximus Nano Plus 7g – 25g Rod Review

Frankie Costello had been searching around for a lure rod which would perform equally as well from the shore and when out on his kayak. With the Fladen Maxximus Nano Plus rod he thinks his quest has ended.

Century Excalibur Braid Rod decal
21 Apr 2014

Century Excalibur Braid 20-40 Boat Rod

Priced at £269 and with something of an instant cult following the Century Excalibur boat rod is raising more than a few interested eyebrows.

Grauvell Teknos Tournament rod decal
20 Mar 2014

Grauvell Teknos Tournament 13ft

Steve Souter took the Teknos Tournament rod down to the beach to investigate whether it had the guts for full-on rough ground codding, or was it of a more timid disposition fit for gentler clean beach fishing?

Snowbee Raptor Rods and Reels
26 Jan 2014

Snowbee Raptor Rods and Reels

Plymouth based Tackle Company Snowbee has added yet again to its already comprehensive range of spinning gear.

Artico Dinamite TNT boat rods collapsed and tips
11 Dec 2013

Artico Dinamite TNT boat rods

International boat angler Steve Souter shares his thoughts on two specialist telescopic competition boat rods from Italian tackle company Artico.