Category Archives: Tackle/Gear Reviews & Guides

We review and spotlight fishing tackle and related outdoor gear to arm you with the information you need to help you make an educated buying decision. You’ll also find here well-researched and comprehensive buyers’ guides on a wide range of fishing equipment and products so that you will have a clear understanding of what qualities and features are most important for a particular type of gear.

telescopic fishing rod and reel

Best Telescopic Fishing Rod – Reviews and Buyer’s Guide

Anyone who must trek to their fishing spot knows the struggle of packing their gear with them. With today’s innovations in fishing gear,  we do not have to hassle as much with this problem, however. The best telescopic fishing rods collapse small and light for easy packing to any spot ...
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Swiss Army style mulitool for fishing and the outdoors

5 Must-Have Multi-Tools That Will Simplify Your Fishing

Your gear is important to you and it should be. Rather than carrying a variety of different tools in your tackle box, you can carry it all in a multitool for fishing the size of a deck of cards. I remember the hook removers we had when I was a ...
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fly reel and rod for saltwater fishing

Saltwater Fly Reel Buying Guide: Must-Have Features and 5 Top Values

Watching line tear through the water with blazing speed can help prove whether or not a fly reel is worth the investment. For saltwater fly fishermen, it takes even less time to find out the value. Big fish and fast runs test the mechanical parts and the salty air and ...
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best walleye rods on a budget

What to Look for in the Best Walleye Rods and 5 Budget Picks

Choosing a Walleye Rod A tap, tap on the line is a sure signal you’re on a fish. For walleye, the strength of the tap has nothing to do with the size of the fish, which is why you need a rod tip sensitive enough to feel the slightest tug ...
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best rods for bass fishing

Bass Rod Buying Guide and 6 Best Bass Rods for the Money

Shopping for the best rod for bass fishing can seem similar to shopping for a vehicle. The massive amount of options available can be a bit overwhelming. The variety in price range combined with the different functions causes most people to shake their heads and just buy a popular model ...
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fishing with lure for spring rainbow trout

Top 10 Spring Trout Fishing Lures: Best Bets for Enticing Fickle Fish

For open water trout anglers, spring is a favorite time of year. The anticipation of warm weather, flowing water and hungry trout keep many awake at night. Despite the numerous positives, spring fishing can be the most tricky time of year to fish. A variety of factors from weather to ...
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