vega masami surf three sections
05 Nov 2017

Vega Masami Surf 4.2 Review

Vega continental range of rods are beginning to make an impact on our shores, and they are already well established in most European countries with rods including the Vega Masami range. Vega is a Portuguese company who have been supplying

off-the-ground-cast tronixpro blastron tt
23 Jul 2017

John Popplewell Tests the Tronixpro Blastron TT

Over the past six years or so I have had the pleasure of using many continental style rods for my shore fishing. All have been different in one way or another and the Tronixpro Blastron TT is no exception. I travelled down to the

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

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.

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.

Ron Thomson Traveller Beach Rod sections and case
15 Oct 2013

Ron Thomson Traveller Beach Rod

The name Ron Thomson, part of the Svendsen Sport group, has always been synonymous with economy end of the rod market. However their recent products have moved more up market in materials and finishes.

Iridium Firesurf 420 Beach Rod decal
21 Oct 2012

Iridium Firesurf 420 Beach Rod

Seasoned shore angler Mike Bowden tests the Iridium Firesurf 420 beach rod from Tronixpro on home turf and during a fishing week in Iceland.

Century Carbon Metal Express decal
27 Jan 2010

Century Carbon Metal Express

Rod reviews that ring Shaun Cumming’s bell are those that don’t leave gaps, the ones that explore fishing abilities without guesswork before marrying those findings to casting opinion. This stoic criteria stood as a framework for working the now well

Daiwa Theory Beach rod decals
19 Jan 2010

Daiwa Theory Beach rod

‘User friendly’ is an overused term but Daiwa’s new Theory beach rods are earning swift plaudits for easy performance at a surprisingly competitive price. Iain Graham takes the 13ft multiplier rod for a whirl on the beach. Daiwa have a