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Description: a bomb and feeder rod. Specifications: slim carbon, non-locking blank; ergonomic EVA twist grips; SiC guides; graphite screw fitting, to secure reels; folding keeper ring; 30 g maximum casting…

Description: tool for mounting pellets in bait bands quickly. Specifications: easy to use; automatic mechanism; ergonomic design; suits right- and left-handed anglers. My verdict: slip a pellet band over the…

Description: jointed lures for attracting predators. Specifications: floating, balsa wood construction; classic fish profile; jointed design and action; VMC Black Nickel hooks; hand-tuned and tank-tested. 7 cm (4 g) has…

Description: extreme-action ‘slashbait’ lure range that’ll tempt a variety of predators, from perch to pike. Specifications: available in 4, 6, 8 and 10 cm sizes, and covering the 0.6-1.8 m…

Description: rig scissors. Specifications: Japanese steel blades; compact, safe design. My verdict: safe snippers. Sharp, easy to store, with a protective cap for the business end, which will help the…

Description: winter groundbait for silver fish on commercial fisheries. Ingredients: fishmeal and sweet groundbait with ground Swim Stim pellets and hemp. My verdict: there’s a natural version of this fine…

Description: a pike lure with a hard body and a soft tail. Specifications: an ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) body; PVC (polyvinyl chloride) tail; stainless plate locking system; slow-sinking; 20 cm…

Description: groundbait feeders for bagging commercial fishery carp. Specifications: Small (20 g), Medium (30 g) and Large (40 g) sizes; polymer construction; flatbed design; rigid stem with a fitted swivel.…

Description: feature-packed bite alarms and receivers. Specifications: six LED colours; micro-adjustable sensitivity; adjustable volume and tone; strong, weatherproof ABS construction; range-testing facility; power-saving Night Light; 20-second ‘afterglow’; power socket for…

Description: small crankbait and topwater lures. Specifications: all of the lures come with sharp and strong VMC Black Nickel treble hooks, the 3 and 4 cm versions being fitted with…