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Daiwa Supercast - Thoroughbred amongst donkeys

Advantages: Easy casting, excellent bite detection, robust,
Disadvantages: Difficult to load the power version during cast for massive casts

The Daiwa Supercast beach rod is made in the UK. It has a powerful butt construction and a lightening quick recovery. It comes in multiple versions. The rod has been quoted by sea angler as "destined for classic status amongst UK sea anglers". Feature ...

Twistedpro 11.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Daiwa supercast beach rod

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Solid lure rod

Advantages: great for most situations
Disadvantages: Not the best for long range due to length

This rod has a casting weight of 60-110 grams, and is 7ft in length, it is suited for the largest of lures and medium sized jerk baits. Braid wise you want to be looking at 50-65lb breaking strain. Couple this with a nice heavy trace, personally i use aro ...

richchappy 17.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Fox Predator xs special lure rod

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Top rod

Advantages: Great value, Slim design, high quality fittings
Disadvantages: None

Holding this rod in your hand you could really think you were holding a rod worth well over £200, and when you find it is less than £100 you realise what a great value bit of kit this really is. A super slim blank makes the rod look great and understat ...

richchappy 09.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Daiwa longbow carp rod

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A really good spinning rod

Advantages: Toughest freshwater spinning rods money can buy, well made, doesn't cost a fortune
Disadvantages: Nothing (yet)

Shakespeare have been making fishing tackle since 1897 when William Shakespeare (no, not that one... an American with the same name) starting making reels. The company also includes an even older tackle manufacturer, which started in Redditch (Worcs.) in ...

duck1979 19.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Shakespeare Ugly Sapphire Spin 1520

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Can they go the distance?

Advantages: Good price, nice to play fish on, good name
Disadvantages: Cant cast long distances

Having looked at a few rods around this price range, i was very interested in these, they looked good quality and and had the name to go with it. I got them home and chucked on my reels and they seemed to balance up fairly nicely. I got them to the bank ...

richchappy 09.09.2008 · Read full review

Review of Fox warrior xt carp rods

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