The DAM Sensormatch Poles come under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week.

IF YOU’RE looking to take those first steps into pole fishing for silvers, check out the DAM Sensormatch poles, they’re keenly priced..

Allowing you to get off the mark for around £50, they are made of carbon, and come in 6, 7 and 8 metre options. Plenty long enough to get you amongst some fish, you’ll appreciate the extra finesse and improved presentation that pole fishing offers.

Price: from £49.99.