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Abu Garcia Debuts New Villain Rod Series

Abu Garcia Debuts New Villain Rod Series

I’ve got to hand it to the marketing department over at Pure Fishing.  Those guys really know how to build hype for new product before ICAST.  It doesn’t hurt that their reps also seem to be quite knowledgeable of their respective product brands when you visit their mega booth at […]

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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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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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Stick Jackets: Put a stick in it!

Stick Jackets: Put a stick in it!

Stick Jackets are some of the latest fishing rod covers to hit the world of bass fishing tackle.  They are reaching a point of  popularity that a spawn of similar products are already beginning emerge to gain a share of the market.  I have to admit the first time I saw Stick Jackets I […]

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Quantum Debuts PT Custom Shop Rods

Quantum Debuts PT Custom Shop Rods

Riding on the heels of their already popular Tour KVD crank bait rods Quantum is releasing a new line of bass fishing rods from their recently debuted “Quantum PT Custom Shop”.  These professional angler designed rods go beyond their older technique specific Quantum Tour Edition PT Signature line up and […]

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New 2009 Kistlers are Looking Good

New 2009 Kistlers are Looking Good

Its been quite a while since I’ve had the time to sit online and cruise around to check out all the latest gear.  However, the bait monkey doesn’t rest on his laurels for too long before he gets the best of me and returns to bring forth the temptations of […]

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