A revolutionary new fishing rod or just another new-fangled contraption that won’t last the distance? Only time will tell, but right now one thing’s for certain, the manufacturers of the Tackobox Poletap Smartrod – described as the world’s first and only computerised fishing rod – are deadly serious. Tooling is completed, manufacturing is ready to go following ‘many years’ of product development and quality control measures are in place. Inventor, Edward Hope, explains that the Smartrod is based on a one-button concept. To turn it on you simply push the button and..