Description: rods for spodding and marker float work. Specifications: Sea-Guide BTLSG guides; 18 mm DPS reel seat; matt black blank; abbreviated handle; black, anodised fittings. Spod rods: 12 ft long…

Description: a fishing game to be played at home. Specifications: two sets of tackle; two dice; a timer; two bowls; 16 fish shapes. My verdict: here’s a game to give…

Description: full range of hi-attract pop-ups and wafter hook baits. Specifications: new additions to an existing bait range; all colours and flavours now boast 12 and 15 mm pop-ups and…

Description: bait bands for casters. Specifications: made from biodegradable plastic; non-toxic; 20 single caster or 16 double caster bands in a packet. My verdict: this is another new product from…

Description: extensive range of specimen carp rods. Specifications: two-piece rods available in 10 ft (3 lb test curve), 12 ft (2.75 lb, 3 lb and 3.5 lb t.c.) and 13…

Description: an extensive range of banksticks, buzzer bars, stands, stabilisers and adaptors. Specifications: made from 16 mm aircraft-grade 6063 aluminium; lightweight; functional; durable; black, anodised finish; No Loss Tri-lobe thumb…

Description: ready-tied pole rigs for commercial fishery carp. Specifications: 2-2.25 m rigs designed for fishing 3-6 ft-deep swims; 3 mm hollow bristle; 0.20 mm (8.3 lb) line to a 0.18…

Description: bait additive for pellets. Specifications: glucose-based syrup; available in Krill, Betaine Green, F1 Sweet and Amino Original flavours; 300 ml bottles with nozzles. My verdict: feeding the wrong areas…

Description: fishing chair. Specifications: powder-coated steel frame; four fully adjustable legs with auto-lock adjustment; four swivelling mudfeet; foam-covered mattress; weighs 3.9 kg. Dimensions: 50 cm width, seat height can be…