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Buying Guide & Reviews

Don't miss out on our best articles on fishing world and everything connected to it.

Buying Guide & Reviews

Don't miss out on our best articles on fishing world and everything connected to it.

Reel Review: Kapstan Elite Spinning Reels

There are hundreds of spinning reels on the market today, but there are only a handful that are truly made for saltwater. Spinning reels that have been designed to withstand the invasion of saltwater, or to keep saltwater totally out of the main gear case for years of quality service. These reels come in all price ranges with some exceeding the $1000 mark without blinking an eye. New for this year is the KastKing Kapstan Elite Spinning Reel. I used this reel extensively this past fall in the hard saltwater environs of Long Island. Let's take a look at what...


Choosing the Right Bass Fishing Rod Length

Bass fishing is a sport of worldwide popularity. While largemouth bass is considered America's premier gamefish, they are also common in nations as far away as Japan and South Africa. Besides the near-infinite places to catch largemouth bass, the techniques are equally as numerous. This can make selecting the right bass fishing rod difficult. However, we have compiled a list of the best features and most popular styles of bass fishing so you can find the right length bass fishing rod for your needs. We will cover techniques and lengths in a moment, but first, we wanted to touch briefly...


Best Ice Fishing Line - Mono, Fluoro or Braid

Many of you can share my excitement to head out and start ice fishing again. Winter is here and the frozen lakes will be ready to be fished, here are my tips to have a successful and fun trip on the ice. First and foremost I feel it important to address the very important safety concerns with ice fishing. I have been just a handful of times and have always been a bit apprehensive of getting on the ice. I am very much focused on how to be as successful as possible when fishing, but will emphasize the need for...


Choosing the Right Braided Fishing Line for Catfishing

Catfishing is far too often considered a cheap hobby, and the fish themselves are "trash fish." Considering the high-quality table fare of a catfish and the excellent fight of a big blue or flathead catfish, nothing could be farther from the truth. For anglers willing to put thought into their gear and presentations for catfish, the reward is more fish and bigger fish. An angler should consider choosing the right line for the job on every catfish setup. In the case of catfishing, we are talking about fishing with a braided line and how to choose the right braided line...


The Best Saltwater Fishing Gear Combo For Starters

If you are new to saltwater fishing, the process of gearing up can be challenging. What type of rod and reel should you buy? What kind of line and lure? How do you choose the right tackle for your needs? In this article, we will provide all the answers to Saltwater Fishing Gear Combo For Starter, to help make the process a little bit easier. 1. KastKing Spinning Bundle For Beginner Fishing The KastKing Spinning Bundle is an excellent choice for beginner Saltwater fishers. It comes with the Crixus Fishing Rod, which has a 6'6 length, fast action, and medium...