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Best back up rod

Advantages: Very good flex distribution for multi-piece rod
Disadvantages: Handle and guide could be better for its price

A very reasonable all around freshwater fishing and light saltwater fishing. I own the 7'/8' interchangable rod for about 8 month now. Not my first choice of rod to fish with, but conviniences to carry around, this rod is always there as back up. The reas ...

seaweed78 21.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Shimano exage stc spinning

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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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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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Broomsticks - Not the 13ft 3lbs Fox Extreme rods

Advantages: very strong yet light with good feel
Disadvantages: Can be a handful in tight swims

I always considered 3lb TC carp rods to be too heavy duty for 'normal' carp fishing situations. Sure they could bang out a large method feeder 90 odd yards but surely the feeling would be lost when playing the fish? I originally stumbled across a pair ...

yackers1 13.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Fox Extreme Carp Rods 13ft 3lbs tc

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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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