We asked our readers for their favourite fishing tackle, here are the results!
We’ve covered coarse fishing, sea fishing, fly fishing and of course a few miscellaneous bits!
So here it is, our readers’ favourite fishing tackle…
“My rod licence. Without it I cannot go and do what I enjoy.”
“My little 8ft Middy “puddle chucker” feeder rod. It has never let me down and landed me a very unexpected 21lb catfish on 6lb line!”
“My shakespeare 2.75tc rod and shimano reel, because I was using them last week when I landed my PB pike, approx 27lb.”
“My first ever bedchair from TF Gear. I’ve had it for 8 years and still giving me a good sleep (which I don’t like because I’m going fishing, not camping).”
Peter Pepo Drozd
“My Mk IV carp rod By Richard Walker.”
“ABU 1044 closed face reel. It the best reel I have used for long trotting on rivers like the Severn. And it has helped me bring many good Barbel and Chub to the net.”
“Fox polarised glasses. Most vital piece of kit I have.”
“Diawa longbow DF spod rod, coupled with Diawa spod reel. It’s just so easy to use.”
“My favourite float. That’s why I catch so many fish!”
“Jag hook sharpening kit, gives me alot of confidence.”
“My binoculars as they help with spotting fish at distance. If you turn them upside down you can check your hooks for sharpness.”
“TFgear pitbull reels! The best looking, nicest to use and hardcore durability!”
“Scout two man bivvy, it’s ideal for winter sessions. It’s got more room inside this than I’ve got in my house!”
Mark Smitty Smith
“My 10ft shimano catana spinning rod and my shimano exage xc 4000 spinning reel. Why? Because the wife bought it me for my birthday and it catches pike sofar, and hopfully bass and pollock later in the year.”
Popular Coarse Fishing Products
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Reap the rewards of the ocean with these tools.
“Rods: zippys f-zero x2, daiwa btb sea match special x1. Penn 525mags. Good casting rods and last forever. Plus reels that are fast on the retrieve. Best brand overall daiwa.”
“My rods are century match and a tip tornado compressor sport reels are Penn 525 mags.”
“My rods (Nash outlaw), without them I wouldn’t catch anything.”
Popular Sea Fishing Products
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Improve your time fly fishing with the right gear.
“Airflo Fly Lines, they help me cast further than I ever thought possible.”
“Hardy Demon 9′ 6″ #7 for the bank and a 10′ #7 for the boat. The mid flex and fast recovery lets me cast all day with little effort. What a great rod!”
“Airflo super stik #8 comp special. Great action and packs a punch lovely rod.”
“Hardy CLS 7000. It is just a beautiful piece of engineering. It also balances my GR50 perfectly.”
“Greys xf2 #7 great all rounder a pleasure to use.”
“Sage Z axis rod and box of own self tyed flies.”
“Sixth Sense fly lines. Take transmission, right down the line length. Just superb.”
Popular Fly Fishing Tackle Products
“Hip flask to keep the bones warm!”
“My kettle, It makes my tea.”
“My Kelly Kettle; nothing like a fresh cup of tea when your on the river for the day.”
“The wife, it makes the food.”
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