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
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.
Priced at £269 and with something of an instant cult following the Century Excalibur boat rod is raising more than a few interested eyebrows.
International boat angler Steve Souter shares his thoughts on two specialist telescopic competition boat rods from Italian tackle company Artico.
Planet Sea Fishing prides itself in accurate and honest tackle reviews, and in this latest ‘warts and all’ test Steve Souter gets to grips with the Greys range-topping Advent Plus 4-6oz Uptide rod.
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.
Snowbee’s affordable Deep Blue Charter rods are fresh additions to the excellent DB range. Priced between £54.99 and £64.99, Des Westmore was keen to get a real handle on them.
Snowbee’s Deep Travel Boat rods go under the spotlight. Des Westmore runs the rule over these latest four-piece 12-20 and 30-50 travellers.
Tackle tart Des Westmore comments on the Shimano Beastmaster BX2030 boat rod and the Torrium 16 reel, both of which have seen plenty of front line fishing action over the past 12 months. I have been an admirer of the