Some of the author's Alvey side cast reels. From left: 650C, 650GRC, 600C5, and 55C5.
Alvey Surfcasting Reels – distance casting, reliable, almost indestructible

Alvey Surfcasting Reels Saved  I own no fewer than five Alvey reels and would.

Alvey Reels Saved
Alvey Reels Australia Saved – Short History of this Renowned Tackle Company

The History of Alvey Reels Australia The Alvey family has produced quality crafted fishing reels.

Three models from the Scotty downrigger range. Featured image.
Downrigger Selection for Effective Fishing – Salt and Freshwater Trolling

Downrigger Selection – Different Scotty Models Deep trolling for trout in New Zealand, with the.

These Dragon V-Lures are un-scented. The don't need to be kept coated with attractant re-charge oil. All 7.5cm.
Dragon V-Lures Drop Shot – Soft-Plastic Minnows

Dragon V-Lures Drop Shot I really like these Dragon V-Lures Drop Shot Minnows in size.

Trout Fishing With Down-Riggers. This is the Scotty Lake Troller clamp-mount model. Though quite small it is amazingly effective. You often find that most of the trout caught in lakes are taken on the down-rigger.
Trout Fishing With Downriggers – Scotty Lake Troller – Model 1073 & 1071

Trout Fishing With Downriggers – Scotty Lake Troller The Advantages of Downriggers Here are some.

Sufix 832 Advanced Superline
Sufix 832 Advanced Superline Product Test

Sufix 832 Advanced Superline Review Sufix 832 Advanced Superline here’s what we think about it..

Modern Abu Revo Toro with a birds-nest. It can happen with any bait-caster reel, even to the most experienced of anglers.
Salmon anglers dread getting a birds-nest – it pays to carry a spare spool for your reel

Salmon anglers dread getting a birdsnest One of the most annoying things that can happen.

Alvey 650c surfcasting reel. Allan Burgess
Alvey 650c Side-Cast Surfcasting Reel reviewed by Allan Burgess

Alvey 650c Side-Cast Reel with Allan Burgess  Most anglers have their favourite fishing reels..

Shakespeare Medalist 6600G
Shakespeare Medalist 6600G – Tackle Test

Shakespeare Medalist 6600G In the North Island we’d call the Shakespeare Medalist a snapper reel,.

The 8540 (pictured top) uses finer steel and a very slim needle sharp point without sacrificing hook strength. The other heavier gage hook is a high carbon model from VMC. It is still a good hook but you have to keep it sharp with a file. It is also heavier and has a fatter point.
VMC Forged Vanadiun Steel Cone Cut Point – Salmon Fishing Treble Hooks

VMC Forged Vanadiun Steel Treble Hooks VMC 8540 Treble Hooks If you want to turn.