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Product Reviews, Rods

The Fenwick Methods Travel Series

The Fenwick Methods Travel Series

Lets face it, as anglers we are always coveting random bodies of water to fish.  The unexplored waters where big and uneducated quarry are readily available to be caught by a skillful angler. Here in South Florida we reside in a land of endless “fishy” looking water.  From as far […]

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Product Reviews, Reels

The Shimano Chronarch CI4+: An Unboxing

The Shimano Chronarch CI4+: An Unboxing

Like many of you information crazy anglers out there,  I am always on the lookout for information regarding new product.  Hopefully, this quick un-boxing can help you as an angler make an informed decision regarding potential purchase of this reel.  Please note the intent of this writing is not to […]

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Product Reviews, Rods

The Envy Black rod series from 13 Fishing

The Envy Black rod series from 13 Fishing

Newcomers to the arena, 13 Fishing plans to permeate into the domestic bass tackle market place with two new rod lineups.  These two series of rods are dubbed the “Omen Black” and “Envy Black” with actions designed with input from FLW Tour Pro staffer Stetson Blaylock. The Omen Black series goes straight for the jugular […]

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Accessories, Product Reviews, Rods

Keep those Bass Fishing “Rods at Rest”

Keep those Bass Fishing “Rods at Rest”

Organization remains an integral part to being successful out on the water. Many outings really begin at home; hours, days, sometimes even months before a big trip. Like most bass anglers I keep my tackle organized with Plano 3700 and Falcon FTO style boxes. Reels are easy as cases are […]

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Product Reviews, Rods

A Formidable Powerhouse: The Daiwa Steez XBD

A Formidable Powerhouse: The Daiwa Steez XBD

Last Summer Daiwa debuted a line of new high end powerhouse bass sticks dubbed the Steez SVF XBD. These two rods(one casting and one spinning) were touted as high strength braided line rods meant for fishing heavy cover. Over the past 10 months I’ve had the fortune to fish the […]

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Product Reviews, Rods

Bass Pro Shops Carbonlite Rods

Bass Pro Shops Carbonlite Rods

Over the past few weeks I’ve been fortunate to acquire and fish some new “budget” sticks whilst enduring the atypical cold spell that enveloped much of South Florida. One such rod I’ve been toying with comes from the new Bass Pro Shops Carbonlite series. This series of rods (and baitcast reels) just […]

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Product Reviews, Rods

The $100 Bass Rod – A New Battleground

The $100 Bass Rod – A New Battleground

There’s a battle taking place in the bass tackle world. If you haven’t caught on yet, then its time to come out from under that rock. The stars have aligned and major players have brought their soldiers to fight. The ultimate goal is to satisfy the demands of the angling […]

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Product Reviews, Reels

The Shimano Core 50Mg7

The Shimano Core 50Mg7

Shimano’s latest magnesium baitcast reel has finally hit the scene in America under the “Core” line up of reels. Introduced earlier this year in Japan, as the “Aldebaran”, this reel is touted as Shimano’s smallest and lightest baitcaster ever. Many bass anglers (including myself) have been waiting for this diminutive wonder to […]

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Product Reviews, Reels

The 2009 Daiwa Fuego-A Spinning Reel

The 2009 Daiwa Fuego-A Spinning Reel

Initial Impressions: The most revolutionary feature of the new Daiwa Fuego spinning reel is the Zaion frame material – similar to inexpensive graphite frames in regards to weight and corrosion resistance but more similar to aluminum in terms of strength and resistance to flex. The Zaion material lends the reel […]

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