Category: Tackle Reviews

Maver CS22 Invincible Finesse Carp Hooks

With the temperature starting to plummet it might just be time to test out Maver’s CS22 finesse carp hooks. Available in sizes 12, 14, 16 and 18 this is a seriously sharp (chemically sharpened) barbless spade end pattern made from a finer premium grade carbon steel than the CS21 power range that’s suited to waters […]

Browning Black Viper 2 MK13 Feeder Rod

Black Viper rods are the most successful line of feeder rods in the Browning range in the history of the company. When they were originally introduced, they displaced the prevailing mostly stiffer rod series and offered unprecedented performance for the angler. Even with less power, long casting distances became almost child’s play. No wonder these […]

Suicide Duck lures win key awards at EFTTEX 2016

Savage Gear has won the Triple Crown for its eye-catching Suicide Duck lures at the 2016 EFTTEX show. The range has won the ‘Best Innovation’, ‘Visitor’s Choice’ and ‘Best Hard Lure’ prizes at the Amsterdam event. The new introduction, which mimics a duckling struggling across the surface, is part of the Savage Terrestrial range which […]

The Fishfinder launches Hell Caster lure series

Adventure angler Steve Townson, known to many as The Fishfinder, has launched his own range of lures and jigs aimed at the travelling freshwater angler targeting predatory fish. Steve, who runs South American adventure angling holiday specialists Amazon-Angler.com, has used his many years of experience fishing in far-flung destinations to hone a bespoke range of […]

David Murphy: ‘Walking on Ripples’

David Murphy began writing “Walking on Ripples” by compiling an article on fish caught abroad – in Spain, Portugal, the Canaries and further afield in Florida and Mauritius. He enjoyed writing this so much he decided to write about angling in his favourite Irish location: Donegal. This last segment led seamlessly into short fiction, based […]

Vass Tex Nova chest waders

The Vass Tex Nova chest waders are new to North East Tackle Supplies and proving very popular. These heavy duty waders are made from high quality materials plus include numerous fantastic features such as hard wearing soles, handy internal pockets and a draw cord around the chest for a great fit too. The Vass Tex […]

ASSO Fluorocasting Fluorocarbon Mainline

Fluorocarbon continues to grow in popularity among carp anglers for a mainline choice, due to a number of qualities including low-stretch, low-visibility and strong abrasion resistance. ASSO FluoroCasting Fluorocarbon offers all of this and more and is available now in the UK for the first time. Made using a high-grade fluorocarbon which ASSO says has […]

ASSO Tetramax Fishing Line

ASSO line may not be that familiar to many UK carpers, but it’s sold in over 80 countries and is a popular choice among big carp anglers in Europe. Made from a high grade co-polymer with a fluorocarbon coating, this light brown line offers many features, and it’s now available over here. One of its […]

Dinsmores Coated Egg Shot

British weight manufacturer Dinsmores has developed a process for coating and colouring its standard non-toxic shot, meaning that it’s now possible for the angler to try and match the shot colour to the bottom you are fishing over. The technique has been applied to its Egg Shot range available in its five-size dispensers, covering AAA […]

Dinsmores Drop Shotting Weights

Drop shotting is gaining a real foothold in the British lure fishing scene and Midlands weight manufacturer Dinsmores has been quick to react with a range of non-toxic, camo-coated Drop Shotting Weights which bear all the characteristics needed for what can be a real finesse technique. The coating is the first major feature worth highlighting. […]

Silverlite Duo Float

Benwick Sports is the best retailer for specialist floats that I know – in some ways in this carp dominated world I see them as helping to keep the world of specialist float making alive and kicking in the UK. They have several new additions to their extensive range of wagglers under the Silverlite banner […]

Asso Super Fluorocarbon

Asso line from Italian manufacturer Gruppo is now available to UK anglers, with a range of main and hooklength lines for fresh and saltwater anglers. Gruppo has been producing lines since the 1970s and offers and impressive selection of monofilaments and co-polymers and is especially well known for its fluorocarbons and fluorocarbon coated lines. The […]