fishing reel

March 28, 2019
Last month in Gearing Up Part I: Choosing the Ideal Ultralight we looked at one end of the spectrum and this month, we're heading to the opposite end as we consider the best trolling gear. Using the…
March 5, 2019
Have you ever spooled up a reel with braid, and then become flummoxed when it spun freely around the spool? Yep, it’s happened to us too. So like most folks, we figured the braid had been put on too…
February 5, 2019
When it comes to fishing reels everyone has their own favorites, but we set out to pick the 10 best reels you can buy today. Is your number-one pick on the list? Let’s find out. But before we dig…
August 8, 2018
A few weeks ago we showed you some of the hot new fishing gear introduced this summer, in New Fishing Gear Introduced at ICAST: Garmin Panoptix Livescope Wins, but this included a mere fraction of…
July 25, 2018
In our never-ending quest to bring you news of the latest and greatest fishing gear, we went to the ICAST show in Orlando, Florida this summer and saw all the cool goodies on display including the…
December 14, 2017
We love playing with fishing goodies and we know you do too, which is why we have en entire section of this site dedicated to fishing gear. But each and every month bring us a hot new batch, so check…
November 15, 2017
A properly set drag is what stands between your fish, and a break-off. But few people set their drags properly, or even understand the nuances of how the drag’s setting affects your level of success…
October 10, 2017
Want to see the latest and greatest in hot new fishing gear? This October we had our hands full, with a wide variety of goodies including fishing rods, reels, lines, and even a bucket. Er, yes - a…
August 17, 2017
We spotted Seigler Reels at the 2017 ICAST fishing tackle trade show, and immediately liked them. Why? Number one, Siegler offers a lifetime (lifetime!) warranty on all their reels. Number two, even…
July 30, 2017
Penn Fishing Tackle introduced the International VI at the ICAST fishing tackle show, and this reel is sure to be of interest to an awful lot of folks out there. The Penn international series is…
July 17, 2017
Last year, one of our favorite new items introduced at the ICAST fishing tackle show was the Shimano Stradic C3000. At the 2017 ICAST show, would they top it? Naturally, we were interested to see…
July 16, 2017
Cuda Tools Fillet Knives A recent trip to Florida gave us the chance to do some hands-on testing with a variety of new gear, and since we brought a few fish back to the dock, that included Cuda…
April 24, 2017
Anglers looking for a new, moderately-priced but decent quality low-profile casting reel will likely run across the Abu Garcia Revo STX. The is Abu Garcia’s mid-range offering, priced at about $160,…