Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard is the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Here's his lowdown on the Maver Diamond Two-Piece Feeder Rods…


REPLACING Maver’s popular flagship Reactorlite feeder rod range, the blanks on these new Diamond rods are said to be very special.

Coming with a sweet, progressive playing action, they won’t lock up on you under pressure, and there are 9 ft, 10.5 ft, 12 ft and 12 ft 8 in. models to choose from.

They cover pretty much everything from close-quarters, light line work with smaller hooks to thumping out at range.

The three shorter designs can all be carried ready-rigged with the tips fitted. Each rod comes with a light, medium and heavy quivertip, with spare tips available.

Designed on high-modulus blanks, features include a quality, full-cork handle with an EVA twist grip, high-quality lined guides, a graphite screw reel fitting, and folding keeper ring.

Price: £179.99-£199.99.