US catfish brand Rippin Lips unveiled the SuperCat® Long Range Series at lCAST, two new extended length spinning rods engineered expressly for launching missile casts into near inaccessible locations. Designed and tested by Rippin Lips ‘catman’ John Jamison, the new models include 10ft and 12ft medium-heavy action versions. The..
YUM Soft Plastics has announced the return of the three-inch Dinger to its popular line-up of tough stickbaits for 2016.
Long considered the best Dinger size for drop shots and Midwest Finesse Ned rigs, the three-incher features a smaller diameter than the four, five and six inch versions, yet retains the same combination of softness, salty slow-sinking wobble and non-tearing durability that made the Dinger the most effective.. Read More
The Savage Gear 3D Hybrid shrimp - winner of the Best Hard Lure in the ICAST New Product Showcase – is designed to have the perfect backwards fleeing movement coming straight to the surface – with a popping and splashing sound. On the drop, the lure will swim..
Japanese tackle giant Shimano was the toast of the Australian Tackle Trade Association (AFTA) Best in Show Awards this week – winning six categories. The company won the rod, reel, soft lure, tackle management, combo and game reel categories at the Gala Dinner on Queensland’s Gold Coast during..
Powell Rods has enjoyed tremendous growth since the brand’s humble beginnings in 1910. Forged initially in the fly fishing world, its growth in the last decade has been accelerated by its foray into conventional bass fishing with its spinning and casting rods. However, the US company – based in..
Two of the world’s biggest fishing tackle manufacturers saw their sales for the first half of 2015 increase on the previous year. For the majority of last year, Rapala VMC Corporation was burdened by the costs of the changeover of production of its lure manufacturing unit from China..