REELS

When you’re riding on a high from a very fruitful fishing trip, it can be easy to forget to take care of your reel. But, while you’re out celebrating your success with friends, your reel is starting to take on damage. Part of being a...

Picking the best reels is a tough decision especially if you’re unclear about your fishing goals or you are not experienced enough at fishing. The best way to choose a fishing reel is to know your target species and their habitat. Familiarise yourself with each...

Understanding the features of fishing reels is important in choosing the reel that’ll suit your needs. Before you start spending, you must know what features you will need in a fishing reel based on the preferred fish to catch and your angling technique. As a...

Baitcasting reels are a favourite among anglers who like using artificial lures. That's because baitcasting reels allow an angler to cast their lures accurately. Although it takes time to master the art of using baitcasting reels, they do provide a lot of advantages once mastered. Aside...

Looking for a cost-effective spinning reel with guts? Then Dave Magner reckons the Quantum Cabo may be what you’re chasing. As you may have seen from my previous reviews, I’ve owned a number of Quantum reels over the years and they have given me great service...

Surf fishing puts you in some of the most challenging conditions of any fishing application. It will put your equipment and technique to the test and if either you or your equipment isn't up to the task, failures will quickly be exposed. One of the biggest...

When asked about the best ways to catch more fish, my standard response is to suggest you spend more time in the shed, our your spare room or office or wherever it is that you keep your fishing gear. There’s a simple reason why and...

Dave Magner updates an old favourite and gets his first look at a Quantum Iron spinning reel. If you’re talking quality spinning reels, it’s probably fair to say that two major players currently hold the lion’s share of the market. That’s perfectly understandable given both Daiwa...

Know your fish species for better fly fishing with this guide. Aussie anglers are lucky. We have a huge array of fish species patrolling our lakes, rivers, estuaries and seas, and many of these feisty fish are happy to snaffle a fly. These common freshwater and...

We all love the time and preparation that goes into getting a bite and hooking up a fish but we all know that’s only the half of it. Getting the fish on the line is the first part of the job, getting it on deck...