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JRC Defender Brolly

The following review was submitted by Richard Morcombe Well this was going to be a real challenge! Last season, after forty years of using umbrellas to defend myself from the weather, I decided it was about time to look for something more substantial. My criteria were that it new item had to be light, easily

Mustad Two Way Beads

Small But Clever For years now I have made the majority of my rigs for shore fishing securing snoods to main trace via a clip passed through a small swivel which in turn was held in place by beads and crimps. Invariably, when fishing in any weed, these were the main positions for the weed

Fox Frontier Bivvy – Reader Review

Fox Frontier Reader Review submitted by Gareth Halliburton Bivvy Model: Fox Frontier (Original, not classic) Recommended Retail Price when new: £299 Price paid: £265.00 from Dave’s of Middlewich How long owned: 3 long wet and cold seasons! Bivvy type: Rigid frame Comments:My Fox Frontier has been in use now for 3 seasons. I fish all

The Domesday Book of Mammoth Pike

Published: 1979 Author: Fred Buller Reviewed by: Peter McCue Has any fish in our history been subject to more exaggeration of its size and lurid tales of rapacious appetite than the Pike? I doubt it! If the past story tellers of our Pike folklore are to be believed, then you would indeed be remiss in

Carp and the Carp Angler

Published: 1980 Author: George Sharman Reviewed by: Peter McCue I’ll make no bones about it I love this book, however I must also confess that this was the first book dedicated to Carp that I’d acquired (given as a present) so it was always going to be reviewed fondly. Thats only part of the story