Description: realistic swimbaits. Specifications: built-in rattle, hard body; scale pattern; hard plastic ‘boot’ tail; two-part plastic lip; VMC Black Nickel Fine Wire hooks; 9 cm lure has been fitted with…

Description: hooks-to-nylon for hair-rigging soft pellets. Specifications: 15 cm hook lengths; Lo-Viz line; KM-4110 Hi-Carbon Barbless Carp X-Strong hooks; machine-tied. Range: size 10 hooks to 0.20 mm (8 lb) line;…

Description: spicy, fishmeal boilie range with matching pop-ups, wafters and glugs. Ingredients: masala and tandoori spices, krill extract, fish extract and fishmeals. My verdict: a spicy, fishy carp bait range.…

Description: value-for-money fishing umbrellas. Specifications: 45 and 50 in. sizes; PU-coated canopy; adjustable tilt mechanism. My verdict: a useful accessory from Maver’s affordable Reality range of tackle, which includes lots…

Description: a side tray for seatbox and fishing chair systems. Specifications: aluminium construction; drainage holes in the corners; supplied with universal fittings, for 25, 30 and 36 mm round legs.…

Description: a quality, hard plastic, ‘spoon-like’ lure range. Specifications: 14 cm-long; weighs 68 g; swimming depth of 1.6 m; S-shaped, hard plastic body; realistic, chrome finish; designed for attracting large…

Hooker pellets are amongst the Poundland fishing baits.

Poundland fishing bait is in selected stores now after the giant dipped its toe into the  market, stocking pellets, groundbait, corn, meat and dips. The trial that could lead to…

Description: rig scissors for cutting braid and mono. Specifications: precision Japanese stainless steel blades; compact; egonomic handles; serrated edge. My verdict: even though I’m a ‘cack-handed’, these scissors feel comfortable…

Description: pellet waggler floats for fishing shallow. Specifications: available in 6, 8 and 10 g; 10 mm balsa bodies with 8 mm hollow tips; adjustable loading; supplied with anti-dive discs.…