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What is a good spinning reel for beginners

What is a good spinning reel for beginners – 2018 When looking for the best spinning reel you want something that will compliment your fishing rod so trying to find the best spinning reel can be very challenging.You want something that offers value for money, that is built to last with good bearings and doesn’t weigh too much so it will …

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lightweight fishing chair

lightweight fishing chair reviews of the lightest chairs to buy When looking for a lightweight fishing chair you want something that is comfortable, obviously light and well-made so it won’t fall apart after a few seasons of fishing. Fishing chairs can come in all shapes and sizes, from extra large sofa style chairs to the other end of the spectrum where …

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Best carp rod under 100

WHAT IS THE BEST FISHING ROD UNDER 100 Carp rods are moving on with all the latest technology and research. It can be hard to know which rod is right for you so here are my recommended carp rods under 100 for 2018.The great thing is there are so many manufacturers of carp rods, which increases the competition.  This is great …

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fishing stove

MY TOP 8 FISHING STOVES So what makes a good fishing stove? Well for me it’s compactness, how quickly it can boil the kettle and how economical it is on the gas it uses.When I first bought a stove I ended up with one of them Campingaz ones! Hey, they were cheap, I think I bought mine for £8. The only down …

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Best braided fishing line

Best braided fishing line 2018 – Reviewing braid mainline Braided fishing lines are becoming ever more popular with carp anglers. This is especially so when fishing in very weedy lakes where you need direct contact with the fish and zero stretch in the mainline. So which is the best braided fishing line.Now there is only one downside to fishing with braid …

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Ridgemonkey sandwich toaster

RIDGE MONKEY SANDWICH TOASTER REVIEW We spend hundreds of pounds on feeding the fish but seem to neglect our own feeding requirements! The ridgemonkey sandwich toaster completely changes that. My own cooking on the bank has changed hugely. This toaster has seen me through the Winter time which has been invaluable. Particularly during those long periods when you are not catching. I’ve …

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How to use Korda Boom

How to use Korda Boom 2018 how to make the spinner rig ​​Korda boom ronnie rig The rig I’ve made so far with the Korda boom is a rig called the Ronnie rig which I think  also has a few other names. It involves using the Korda boom material and a size 8 quick link swivel, which you then thread the hook …

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Ridgemonkey

RidgeMonkey Review The ridgemoney brand is well know amongst anglers these days. The range makes life easier on the bank. From cooking to being able to see! It’s a range I have full confidence in and certainly wouldn’t be without the ridge monkey products I use.​Ridge monkey Bivvy light​​Now available in three different specifications.Original Lite Duo Lite Duo IR Multi Lite …

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Best Carp Line

Welcome to best carp line review. So what does make a good carp fishing line.A good carp fishing line needs to be good for casting, have good abrasion resistance, fast sinking, good knot strength, not to stretchy, low visibility, and doesn’t break the bank!Fishing line is usually measured by its breaking strain.  This is the measurement of the amount of …

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Best Big Pit Reels Review

Welcome to best big pit carp reels review.Originally used by sea anglers, big pit reels have come onto the carp fishing scene, becoming more popular as specimen carp reels.Now becoming a major point for development manufacturers, such as Shimano and Diawa, are actively producing big pit reels. This is alongside many others designs solely for large lake and big pit …