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.…

Description: range of jerkbaits of different designs, all intended to imitate fish in trouble. Specifications: the Shadow Rap 11, Shadow Rap 07 and Shadow Rap Deep ranges are all casting…

Description: hard lures that have been designed to imitate dying fish. Specifications: 16 cm long; 77 g; plastic body; armed with a pair of size 3/0 VMC Coastal Black treble…

Description: Middy KM-2 eyed hooks tied on a Lo-Viz hook link with a pellet band on a twisted hair. Specifications: 12 in. hook links, available in size 10 hooks to…