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Rod pods have become extremely popular within modern day Carp fishing and are great for holding multiple rods. They come in a wide variety of prices, ranging from £20 to over £400 making them accessible to anglers with any budget. They are also usually adjustable to make them suited to different situations and the amount of space you have access...
Bank sticks are poles with a threaded and a pointed end. They are used to either attach a bite alarm or butt rests for rods. There are a few different types but they all have the same purpose. Some bank sticks are adjustable and can be changed to the desired height. There are also some banksticks available with a screw tip which can help drive...
If you're a beginner angler and don't want to spend too much money then rod and reel combos are great. Combos start at great prices and are available in most lengths and strengths making them great for a variety of fishing situations. This guide will cover the important aspects to consider before buying a rod and reel combo. WHAT TYPE OF...
There's a wide variety of spinning reels out there ranging from entry level to more advanced and expensive reels. This list will include some of the best tried and tested spinning reels used by all types of anglers.  A spinning reel is just a type of fixed spool reel. If you're still unsure what a spinning reel is and how it works check out our...
Multiplier reels are most commonly used for Sea fishing. One of the most noticeable differences between a multiplier reel and a fixed spool is that multiplier reels are free spools. Also, The multiplier styled reel most commonly sits on the top of the reel allowing greater casting distances, whereas the fixed spool hangs below the rod instead....
There's a wide range of reel types within the fishing industry including baitrunners, big pit, freespool and fixed spool. The different types of reels will perform better in different situations and types of fishing.  The fixed spool reel is used for many types of fishing including Sea fishing and a common choice when it comes to Carp fishing....
WHAT IS WHIP FISHING? A whip is similar to a fishing Pole. The main difference being, whips have a much shorter length than poles and are usually fished without elastics. Most commonly whips are telescopic, made from fiberglass and can be very cheap.  Beginners can find a great working whip at below £20 and for a more dedicated whip angler,...
On the current market there's many different poles you can choose from. Varying from shorter to longer poles, different weights and prices. This guide will explain more in depth the different features of a pole and hopefully encourage you to buy a pole that fits your needs. We also have A Guide to Pole Elastics and what situation they should be...
The Pole uses elastic to help control and increase flexibility during the fight of a fish. Pole fishing is a great and thrilling style of catching fish but if you're a novice angler there's a lot of confusing components like bungs, elastics, bushes and more. This guide will explain everything you need to know about what type of elastic you...
Landing nets are really important for getting fish onto the bank. They're available in a variety of shapes and sizes and this guide will cover the most common types of landing nets and the best situations to use them. Alongside having a landing net you'll also want an unhooking mat. Here we have a Beginners Guide to Unhooking Mats which covers...
Mono is easily the most popular mainline used in all types of fishing. It's also one of the cheapest options instead of fluoro and braid. This guide will cover everything you need to know about fishing with mono. We also have a Guide to Fishing with Braid if you're still unsure what mainline to use. WHAT IS MONO? Mono (Monofilament) is a type of...
This guide will cover why you might want to use fluorocarbon as a mainline and different situations it can outperform mono and braid. We also have two more in depth guides to fishing with Monofilament and Braid. WHAT IS FLUOROCARBON? Fluorocarbon also known as Fluoro is an alternative to mono and braid and is mainly used as mainlines and...

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