Description: umbrella with a large canopy. Specifications: 2.2 or 2.5 m ‘span’ umbrellas with a long, straight front and rear edges and three ribs at either end; 6 mm fibreglass…

Description: three feeder and three match rods. Specifications: 9, 10 and 11 ft Feeder and 10, 11 and 12 ft Match rods; all two-piece designs; progressive actions; high-modulus carbon blanks;…

Review: Sonik DominatorX Travel  Spinning Rods

Description: four-piece lure rod range, each one supplied in a travel tube. Specifications: an 8 ft (10-30 g) and two 9 ft (15-40 g and 30-50 g) models, each featuring…

Description: 8 or 10 mm dumbell-shaped wafter hook baits (three different colours in each pot). Ingredients: firm hook baits flavoured with Krill & Tuna. My verdict: these ‘washed-out’ wafters follow…

Description: two large sizes of pop-up imitation maggots, in packs of 16. Specifications: they are all non-toxic. Niteglow Grubs contain a high-grade luminous additive, best charged with a UV torch,…

Description: a four-pack (three for the larger size) of Grubby Shad lures for clear or coloured water. Specifications: Clear Water Kit boasts four colours (Blue Wakasagi, Sugar Shrimp, Wood Shiner…

WHEN you’re looking to repeat smooth, long, accurate casts, especially when lure fishing, look no further than Sufix Performance Pro 8. Made with eight strands of HMPE fibres, it’s a…

EXPECT flash, vibration, colour and sound from these Vibrax Hot Pepper spinners. Available in sizes 1 (4 g), 2 (6 g), 3 (8 g) and 4 (10 g), they’ll appeal…

British record fish weights are shown below in pounds, ounces and drams with the angler and then venue. The list is run by the British Record Fish Commitee. Should you,…