Topics: Gear

Daiwa's T-Wing reels go long

Sep 23, 2011

Daiwa claims these reels cut back on backlashes and reduce friction when casting thanks to a “T”-shaped line guide aperture.

Rapala’s rockin' X-Rap Prop

Sep 21, 2011

The blades on the X-Rap Prop are counter-rotating, which means that one turns to the left and one turns to the right. Rapala says that these counteracting movements stabilize the bait in the water.

Berkley's new finesse worm cleans up

Sep 19, 2011

Berkley says that the Bottom Hopper has an enticing action thanks to enlarged tapered head and tail sections.

Stradic FJ reels go finesse

Sep 16, 2011

These new and improved spinning reels are reported to bring finesse fishing to a new level of control and performance.

Rippin’ Rap causes a commotion

Sep 14, 2011

Rapala’s new lipless crankbait features a deep belly and thin sides, which makes it flutter as it falls.

Quantum's Exo slims down

Sep 12, 2011

Quantum’s newest line is made with an emphasis on weight savings.

Walking the (ultrathin) line

Sep 9, 2011

Berkley NanoFil is a new kind of fishing line made of gel-spun polyethylene. It’s not braid, fluorocarbon or monofilament.

Rebel's new hoppin' Frog-R

Sep 7, 2011

This topwater plug will come in handy when bass are keying in on smaller bait and hanging around shallow cover such as lily pads or stumps.

New lures on the way

Sep 6, 2011

I have spent the last week working with Berkley and Rapala on new fishing lure designs and colors. It’s a part of my job that I like the best...

St. Croix is all the 'Rage'

Sep 6, 2011

New Rage series combines new blanks with cool handles to create highly-functional micro-guided rods.

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