Category: Reviews

MThooks2tie Review

Back when I was youngster (many moons ago!), you basically had two choices as far as hooks to nylon were concerned, you either bought packets of ready tied hooks or you tied your own. In those days, ready tied hooks were of dubious quality, you were limited to what hook/line combinations you could buy and they were nearly all twelve inches in

Lucky Tackle Box Review

My latest review is something a little different, I always get quite excited when a firm contacts me to review their products and over the years I’ve tried and tested a very wide range of tackle and bait plus everything from socks to water bottles! This time around, the e-mail came from Lucky Tackle Box, a name I’m not familiar with, the message

ThermoNet Buff Review

If you’ve followed the blog for a while, you’ll know I’m a big fan of Buff products from when they contacted me back in early 2015 to ask if I’d like to review one of their Polar Buff’s from the new angler range. To be honest I didn’t really know too much about the firm at that time, so some research was required. Looking

Blueguard Socks Review

Over the years, I’ve had quite a few firms contact me to ask if I’d like to review their products on the blog, obviously they normally tend to be fishing related items like bait or tackle and I strive to give an honest and fair review. I do also review things that I’ve bought that I think people might find interesting like books or

Sodafloat Review

The Sodafloat was the brainchild of Paul Jessop following a frustrating match when the carp were out in the middle of the lake by a central rope, out of the range that Paul could accurately catapult his pellets and he caught very little. After a couple of sleepless nights and a week tinkering around in his garage, the Sodafloat was born! Basically

Zizz 24-7 Head Torch – A Review

My latest product review is the Head Torch from Zizz 24-7 Lighting, I ordered it via Amazon and it arrived in a rather large package although on opening, the head torch was in a much more modest sized box! It comes with a really neat storage case that can be clipped to your rucksack, belt etc with the clip provided and three

Fishing and Testicles – A Review

As you might well have guessed from the title of my latest book review, this isn’t your normal run of the mill fishing book! I first became aware of it when both Keith Arthur and Bob Roberts mentioned it, the author is a certain Billy Makin, former top match angler, maker of floats and creator of one of the first commercial fishery complexes who now

New Bait-Tech Products For 2017

There’s always lots of excitement when a fashion house reveals its latest collection, similarly when a car manufacturer launches a new model, a football club shows off the latest strip or a band announces a new album. Well for me, although I enjoy footy and music, I also really look forward to Bait-Tech’s new additions to their fantastic range every year.There’s always a

Burt Baits Chocolate Orange Review

I was talking to Burt Baits boss, Tony Wynnick, the other day and he said he’d send me the latest addition to the range, Chocolate Orange, to try out. A package duly arrived and as soon as I opened it, it certainly did what it said on the tin as a gorgeous chocolatey, orange aroma hit me. The Chocolate Orange range The Chocolate

Tinca Fishing XChange Landing Net Review

I was contacted recently by Tinca Fishing and asked if I would like to review their XChange Interchangeable Landing Net and as always my first port of call is Google to find out a little more about the product. The Tinca Fishing website looks fairly new and clicking on the products option revealed that currently the XChange Landing Net is the only