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World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

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Basic Fishing Gear : Attaching Fishing Line Knots to Rods

All right, now we’re going to put line on a conventional reel. Basically, it’s the same knot that we use on a spinning reel, except we’re going to go through the spool of the reel, and we’re going to tie a nail knot again. Go around once, twice, three times, and hold hold the end […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Mounting Spinning Reels to Fishing Rods

Alright, let’s take a moment and actually put a reel onto a rod. It’s, for some of you, it’s a pretty simple task, but if you’ve never done it before, you might, might learn a little something here. First of all, the rod has what is known as a reel seat. Some of them are […]

Carp Fishing Gardner Tackle Rods Coming Soon

Carp Fishing Gardner Tackle Rods Coming Soon

Now this is something that I am excited about. This is news that’s juicer than an over ripe peach, a bucket of peanuts and a water melon that’s been left in the sun for 3 weeks. These are the new Gardner Tackle rods. Due for launch in the early summer of 2019, we’re bringing you […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Spooling Fishing Line on Conventional Reels

Basic Fishing Gear : Spooling Fishing Line on Conventional Reels

Now we’ve got a rod reeled together, now we’ve got to actually line this. The easiest way, I find, to line the reel is most all these conventional reels have clickers. So I turn that clicker on, it makes a little racket, well that keeps your line from birds nesting or getting too loose on […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Balancing Spinning Fishing Reels & Rods

Basic Fishing Gear : Balancing Spinning Fishing Reels & Rods

Alright we are going to show a little balance between rods and reels. This spinning outfit right here is a pretty nice balance. I’ve got a rod that’s basically a range of eight to sixteen pound class and that’s what they do. The manufacturers classify these rods as certain weight categories. The same with the […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Threading Fishing Line Into Rod Eyelets

Basic Fishing Gear : Threading Fishing Line Into Rod Eyelets

Alright let’s talk about mounting the rod into the reel. Now we already have a mounted rod here. This is a spinning outfit. And if you’ll notice the spinning outfit always sits below the reel seat. So it’s a nice balance. It’s easy to cast like that. But once you’ve accomplished it you still have […]

Gardner Tackle GTD+ 13 Foot Carp Fishing Rods

When we set out requirements for the new GTD+ the 13 foot rod that’s in the the new GT rod range, our standards were set exceptionally high. At the end of the day we all fish a variety of waters, so we had to make sure that the 13 footer would cater perfectly for a […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Conventional Fishing Reel Drag Systems

Basic Fishing Gear : Conventional Fishing Reel Drag Systems

Alright, let’s talk about the drags on these conventional reels a little bit; there’s really two types of drag systems, one is the star drag and the other is a lever drag. But this particular case we’re going to talk about the star drag. Most common; very easy to operate, simply when turned forward it […]