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ICAST 2013, Product News, Reels

Shimano to Debut Chronarch CI4+

Shimano to Debut Chronarch CI4+

    The battle ground for the new breed of composite material baitcast reels will soon get bigger with the introduction of the Shimano Chronarch CI4+ at ICAST 2013. This reel will have new US form factor that emulates the current Core 50 mg 7 and the Japanese 2013 Metanium. […]

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Product News, Rods

Megabass Orochi XX Rods Hit The US Mainstream Market

Megabass Orochi XX Rods Hit The US Mainstream Market

Megabass has big dreams to permeate into the American mainstream marketplace.  The main goal is to have their rods sit on deck with domestic mainstays such as Loomis and St Croix. Ultimately deviating from their high end boutique heritage the Orochi XX rods are designed with input from American bass […]

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ICAST 2012, Product News, Reels

New Steez Gets Unleashed

New Steez Gets Unleashed

More details about the highly anticipated new generation of Steez reels have been released. At least two new Steez baitcast reels as well as a new “Steez EX” spinning reel are currently available for pre order from Tackle Warehouse. The baitcast reels appear very similar in design to the current […]

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ICAST 2012, Product News, Reels

Shimano Calcutta D coming to the US market

Shimano Calcutta D coming to the US market

The leaks keep coming as ICAST 2012 looms on the horizon. This past weekend Tackle Warehouse debuted a pre order page for the Shimano Calcutta D.  After last years (insert opinionated adjective here) ICAST showing many die hard bass anglers are hoping for a strong showing from the tackle giant in […]

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Product News, Reels

Revamped Revos Revealed

Revamped Revos Revealed

With the recent price restructuring of Abu Garcias second generation Revo line up it was only a matter of time before leaks of the newest gear would hit the web.  This past weekend the guys at thehookuptackle.com let the cat out of the bag taking preorders for the Gen 3 […]

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Product News, Reels

A Quantum Smoke Spinning Reel?

A Quantum Smoke Spinning Reel?

I’ve been fishing the 2011 Quantum smoke SL100HPT reel on a 6’6″ mh smoke rod a lot lately.  Namely to cross compare it to another combo I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the 2009 TE100HPT with a 6’6’mh Quantum Superlite rod. The general form factor between the two is the same but the […]

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Product News, Reels

Another New Curado?

Another New Curado?

Unless you have been living under a rock these past two weeks (or out bass fishing).  It should be apparent that Shimano is making way for some new gear with the clearance of numerous rods reels in anticipation of new releases next month at ICAST 2011.  Perhaps whats most interesting […]

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Product News, Reels

Abu Garcia’s lightest Revo Ever: The Revo MGX

Abu Garcia’s lightest Revo Ever: The Revo MGX

This past week Abu Garcia leaked details pertaining to the USDM version of the Revo MGX that was first spotted at the Osaka 2011 fishing show. This new Revo due to hit the market later this year will weigh in at 5.4 ounces placing it in direct competition with the […]

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Product News, Reels

The T3 1016 H TW:  Daiwa’s Next Generation Baitcast Reel

The T3 1016 H TW: Daiwa’s Next Generation Baitcast Reel

Daiwa is a company that always pushes the envelope when it comes to fishing reel design. Progressive aesthetics, performance, ergonomics and durability all come to mind when thinking of their top end product offerings. The latest buzz by the company pertains to the new Daiwa T31016H TW. Debuting as a […]

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