Think green with the Curado E50 / E51

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I used to be a Daiwa extremist… saying: “Ahh! Shimano is a bike manufacturer !” But with all the hipe going on around the Shimano Curado, launched at ICAST last [...]
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Yo-Zuri/Duel Hardcore 50-SH

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As you can see JDM tackle has really taken it’s toll on us. Today we’re going to review/reveal another Japan hardbait. Most of us have tried, or at least heard [...]
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Bomber Pro Long A – jerkbait review

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Today we’re going to focus on a US based company with a long and successful history, founded by two anglers-turned-lure-designers about 65 years ago. They started producing different lure models [...]
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Dorado Invader 4cm Shad – crankbait review

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Poland is no stranger to lurebuilding manufacturers. It probably has as many lure production companies as Japan does. They all seem to be fitting in the same category: foam crankbaits. [...]
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Krakusek, hand made lures from Poland

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One of the reasons we decided to switch to a tackle review blog is that we felt there are a lot of lures that don’t get the attention they deserve. [...]
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Jackall Diving Chubby 38 – small deep crankbait review

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Jackall is amongst the fastest growing tackle companies from Japan, one of which have made it to the US market. They always seem to amaze us with radical design, and [...]
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Fiberglass vs. Graphite Fishing Rods

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Are fiberglass rods outdated? Will high modulus graphite take over? Can a graphite rod challenge fiberglass’s authority in cranking? These are all common questions I bump into when discussing rod [...]
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