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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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Ideal starter rod, great beach caster.

Advantages: great rod, cheap and strong
Disadvantages: poor fight on small fish

Me man, me must hunt. There is something to be said for basic instincts. I am not talking about the Sharon stone movie made famous for that one scene. You know the one, the one where she drives a car (hmmm.). no, I am talking about the instincts th ...

giksy21 28.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Shakespeare Alpha X Beach Rod

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Super Quality...Cheap Price.

Advantages: Good balance, light and fast.
Disadvantages: None that I can see.

I have been a very keen angler for the past 25 years, and I now run a local Fishing Club. The club water is only a few hundred yards from where I live, so this allows me plenty of time to try out my tackle and test it to the limits. So here I go with m ...

casterman 02.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Shakespeare Gold Odessa Match Rod.

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shakespear 8 ft quiver rod with 2 tips

Advantages: POSITIVES. Good action,bite indication,well balanced,2 tips,ecellent value
Disadvantages: NEGATIVES. Plastic reel screw,foam can get very dirty using method mix,sections very stiff to pull

I wanted a cheap feeder/quiver rod to fish the feeder and chose the excede 8ft which came with twotips,one lighter than the other,.The rod was purchased from an internet site and duely arrived,the rod itself is carbon construction,very light and well bala ...

mable77 08.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Shakespeare Excede Quiver Rod

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