Reviews

Relum Brotel De-Luxe

Revolutionary is an overworked word in advertising. However every now and then something comes on the angling market that is something really special. The Brotel is such a product. I spend most of my winters fishing for big perch, a species that feeds, contrary to the old books, markedly better in poor light. I’m therefore

The Mangler From Cox Lures

www.themangler.com It’s no secret that I like spinning for pike and, if I’m lucky, perch. When The Mangler from Cox Lures arrived from the States, therefore, I was forced to visit the river to give it a go. Yippee! First things first, though, time to crush those barbs. I prefer barbless treble hooks myself, both

Contico Tackle Box

I’m sure that many of you will be aware that tackle boxes are often identical to the tool boxes sold by many DIY superstores. The only difference is the price, with the tackle shops having to pay and therefore charge more simply because they can’t buy in sufficient quantity. Having said that many tool boxes

Colditz Bait Box

Most of us, at some time or another, have had the misfortune of having had maggots escape from a bait box into the car or the home. Usually, we’ve just had to put up with it, always promising the other half we’ll be more careful in future! The problem is that bait boxes are usually

The Caperlan Position 100 Match Rod

I felt a surge of power, and the rod tip went down hard. A sudden pull to the left, and I pulled the rod up, feeling the rod ‘lock up’ as I tried to get back some control. I looked across to the other side of the bar to where Steve Burke was grinning back