April 5, 2020
Abu Garcia IKE Signature Casting Rod Review

Abu Garcia is one of the most well-known manufacturers of rods and fishing equipment, and it seems like the company has its fingers in just about every pie. The IKE Signature is designed to be a reliable and affordable casting rod which emphasizes the importance of a lightweight and high power rating. Going into this […]

March 9, 2020
Shimano Spirex FG Spinning Reel Review

The Shimano Spirex FG is one of the latest reel lines to hit the market, and the model is already the talk of the local watering hole. At a glance, this reel is stylish and simplistic. It sports a beautiful baby blue body and seems to include some essential elements, including a lightweight graphite frame […]

March 9, 2020
Penn Spinfisher V Spinning Reel Review

The Penn Spinfisher V spinning reel line is one of the most accomplished in the world, being acknowledged as a powerhouse among professionals and amateurs alike. It is a true workhouse, meant to be durable and used for years, even in the corrosive grip of saltwater. There have been numerous versions of the Penn Spinfisher […]

March 8, 2020
Okuma Azores Spinning Reel Review

Saltwater fishing is a world apart from freshwater fishing and requires specialized equipment. Okuma’s product engineers developed the Okuma Azores line of spinning reels specifically for saltwater anglers interested in improving their experience with the help of a competent spinning reel. This new lineup features five separate models designed to cover a broad range of […]

March 8, 2020
What is the Best Hook Size for Bluegill?

Bluegill are one of the most popular fish for anglers of all levels of skill. It helps that they’re a more common fish across the whole of America, and stick around for a good chunk of the year, which certainly offers plenty of potential for practice. You’ll find bluegill out in full force at the […]

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