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Reviews of Top 10 Fishing Gears - Go Fishing!
Reviews of Top 10 Fishing Gears - Go Fishing!
Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Lightweight and compact kit
  • Reel is pretty smooth and easy to use, great performing rod and reel
  • Rod is great size, durable, smart design
  • Easy to put together and take apart
  • Light lures and great castability
  • Good carrying case makes it easy to travel with
  • Great price for quality product

    Cons

  • Anti-reverse may not work properly
  • Poor line memory
  • Reels on the fishing pole may get tangled up when reeling in
Review Summary

The Daiwa Mini System Minispin Ultralight Spinning Reel and Rod Combo in Hard Carry Case is a great rod and reel that is compact and easy to travel. It is also easy to assemble and take apart. Very smooth to use, this lightweight rod is also easy to cast. Both the rod and the reel perform great and you can be sure of its quality. This little pole is very well-made and well-constructed. Portable with good action, this rod is a great pole to use in any type of fishing. 

There was a couple of complaints though, like, how the anti-reverse does not work, and how the fishing pole always seems to get tangled up, also there are a couple of complaints with the rod's line memory, and how it makes it difficult to cast. 

Overall, the  Daiwa Mini System Minispin Ultralight Spinning Reel and Rod Combo in Hard Carry Case is easy to store, and since it is compact you can carry it around with you everywhere you go. It's lightweight as well, so you won't be burdened by its weight. Not to mention, that this rod and reel also comes with a kit so you can pack it along easily. Great for catching fishes whenever you want!

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Great size for surf fishing, big rod
  • Lightweight and just the right size for beach fishing
  • 3-piece rod, easy to transport
  • Comfortable handle
  • Long casts and rod loads up well
  • Fits any reel size
  • Great price and quality

    Cons

  • Plastic eye hook falls out of the rod's tip
  • Sections tend to stick together
  • Guides may come out
Review Summary

The Okuma Tundra Surf Glass Spinning Rods is a big rod perfect for off shore fishing as well as for surf fishing. It is lightweight and perfect for its price. This big rod is sure to be handy on your fishing trips, with its detachable pieces, it's a rod that you can easily transport anywhere. The Okuma Tundra Surf Glass Spinning Rods though has a long cast and the rod loads up well and it fits any size reel which is great for an especially planned fishing trip. This great rod can be used from banks, shores, and from the pier to fish. This rod is definitely recommended for someone looking to try some distance surf fishing. 

Though some parts may come out, like the plastic eye hook. While some sections tend to get stuck together and you may have a hard time getting them apart.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Built-in fish finder, great for fishing in deep waters
  • Adjustable drag tension, smooth drag, has a spare spool
  • Long casts, holds a lot of line
  • Affordable pricing
  • Can fish for large fishes, strong reels
  • Has a bait-feeder option
  • Fast retrieve

    Cons

  • Not as smooth but smooth enough
Review Summary

The Okuma Avenger ABF Graphite Bait Feeder Reel is great for fishing in deep waters with one of its best features, the fish finder, you can move about and see where the fishes are. To use the fish finder, you will have to cast out first and then engage the fish finder lever. The line on this reel is a great feature to take note of as well, as it has an adjustable drag tension so that the fish won't feel how the rod has its hold on it already until you start reeling it in.

The Reel is easy and pretty useful as well, with a smooth drag that works perfectly and the bait-feeder that is sure to catch several fishes. It also comes with a spare spool that can be pretty useful in switching between surf to top lure and to the other spool which is great for bottom fishing. This reel is also able to handle large fishes as well as small ones. Its fast retrieve is coupled with a long cast and smooth drag. Not to mention, the pricing for this reel is very affordable, exactly the price you'd expect for this reel.

Overall, the Okuma Avenger ABF Graphite Bait Feeder Reel is very useful both for surf fishing and deep fishing. Now with a smoother drag, faster retrieve, and a bait-feeder as well as a fish finder to find, lure and capture your fishes.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Works well for small to medium fishes depending on the type of rod
  • Well constructed and durable
  • Great cast and balance
  • Comfortable foam handle
  • Fast and light depending on the type of rod
  • Excellent sensitivity and strength
  • Great Price, Quality product

    Cons

  • Medium-weight rod may be more like a heavy-weight rod
Review Summary

The Shimano FXS 2 Piece Spinning Rod is a durable rod, with a great cast and balance. This comes with a reel seated design and comfortable foam handle making it easier for you to handle. The strong rod is sure to be of use to you even on the worst of weathers. Depending on the type of rod you choose, your rod may either be light-weight, medium-weight or heavy-weight. 

The Shimano FXS 2 Piece Spinning Rod works well with small to medium fishes from the sea and though some may find the medium-weight to be a bit on the heavy side, it mostly depends on the user. This durable rod is also eye-catching with its good design. It may not be as sensitive as your higher-end rods but it is sensitive enough for the price. Well worth your money, as they say. Be careful though, some rod of this type may snap and break if you use it for something that it was not meant to carry.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Compact and highly portable fishing rod
  • Ultra-light yet sturdy rod
  • Casts well, Functions well, Retrieves nicely
  • Lines does not tangle easily
  • Able to handle deepwater fishing
  • Perfect rod for kids learning to fish
  • Easy to transport and store, Good price, Quality product

    Cons

  • Reel holder pops open when reeling in large fishes
  • Cannot handle large fishes
Review Summary

This Pocket Fisherman Spin Casting Outfit is a great little rod that you can use to fish at anytime, wherever you want to. Due to its compact size, and small build, this rod is extremely light-weight and so it can be carried on almost any kind of fishing trip. This ultra-light rod is able to fit in most tackle boxes. Additionally, if ever you need to train your little one to fish, this rod is a great choice for you. This light-weight rod makes it perfect for children and easy to train with. You can reel in some decently sized fishes, but there is a limit. It cannot reel in larger fishes as the reel can snap open and you will have a hard time reeling in the fish as may be repairing your rod.

The Pocket Fisherman Spin Casting Outfit is definitely not for sea fishing, but it is a convenient rod to use for fishing by the river banks, shores, or even from piers.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy installation
  • Easy to use
  • Has a lot of options or display types
  • Great signal
  • Gives accurate readings
  • Looks good
  • Affordable pricing

    Cons

  • Needs more mechanical features
Review Summary

Garmin echo 200 Fishfinder gives an accurate reading of the water's depth, temperature as well as the fishes that are in that specific area. This device requires no expert as it is easy to install or mount. It comes with a trolling motor mount and at an affordable price as well. You are sure to be satisfied with this device, especially because of the fact that is is fairly priced, meaning, it is affordable. 

The device has a lot of features as well as display types on it. It has a great signal and as it shows what's beneath you or the contour of bottom and the fish arches as well as structures accurately.

Overall, Garmin echo 200 Fishfinder is really affordable and works great. It also looks good so you won't have to worry about it standing out or criticized. 

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Very tough, ultra strong line
  • Easily handles large fishes from 10lbs to 60lbs
  • Never snaps, rarely needs changing
  • Quality line at an affordable price
  • Recommended low-visibility line
  • Comes in many colors
  • Versatile and can be used for other projects

    Cons

  • None
Review Summary

Berkley Trilene Big Game Monofilament Custom Spool is a very tough and ultra strong line that is incredibly durable and has never been known to snap. It is a good performance line that is able to handle very large fishes from 10 - 60 lbs. This line is designed for heavy-duty fishing with its clear or low-visibility colors, you'd be surprised at how strong this line is. This is truly a quality line that is worth its price. 

Overall, the Berkley Trilene Big Game Monofilament Custom Spool is a sure way to fish. If you never want to lose your game just because it was too strong for your line, users recommend to use this line. Able to carry even a 60-lb fish, (this is the strongest line available) you're sure to fish without having any regrets. 

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Many zippered pockets, provides plenty of room
  • Adjustable dividers, can keep many boxes on each compartment
  • Can keep a wide variety of items
  • Great for organizing your fishing tools, hooks, and many more
  • Provides a lot of storage space, waterproof storages, material is made from nylon
  • Good Pricing for the quality of the tackle
  • Durable bag, comfortable to carry around with you

    Cons

  • Smaller than it looks
  • Flimsy zippers that easily breaks off
Review Summary

The Ready to Fish Soft Sided Tackle Bag comes with many zippered pockets that you can use to hold a variety of things, from reels to hooks and even to the spools of your rod. This bag provides plenty of room for you to organize and keep your tools. This bag can also be adjusted, with its adjustable dividers, this tackle bag can keep as many boxes as you want on each compartment. 

This Ready to Fish Soft Sided Tackle Bag is certainly a great bag for you to organize and keep all of your fishing tools, reels, hooks, and many more. Not to mention, this Soft Sided Tackle Bag is made from nylon therefore it is pretty much waterproof. This lightweight bag is also offered with a good price. Durable and very comfortable to carry around with, this Tackle Bag will be a sure hit for you and may be your next partner in many fishing trips to come.

The only dilemma that you might face with this Tackle Bag is that it is smaller than it looks, and some of the zippers would actually come lose. They are flimsy and easy to break off, which should be addressed.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Smooth and fast drag, works great even with many kinds of fishes
  • Handles even heavy fishes well, ergo handle provides many opportunities
  • Sturdy metal build, and a well designed durable body
  • Full metal body that eliminates tendency to flex
  • Good retrieve speed, well designed braid for long range fishing
  • Braid ready spool, large capacity of spool line

    Cons

  • A bigger knob is needed for a better and smoother handling
Review Summary

Penn Battle Spinning Reel is an all metal reel that can handle even the largest fishes you've seen. With a smooth drag, this reel can help you catch your fish faster and it works great with many kinds of fishes, not just the small ones. Since it is made from all metal, the tendency to flex is eliminated and thus comes a sturdier outer build for the reel. The reel has a good retrieve speed so that you can reel in your catch with ease and agility, further slimming out the chances of the fish escaping your grasp. There is a braid ready spool well designed to handle a large capacity of spool line for long-range fishing promising you a perfect performance.  

Well constructed and durable, this reel comes with a great price. This heavy duty reel's only concern is that you'll most likely need a bigger knob for better and smoother handling. 

Overall, Penn Battle Spinning Reel is a recommended device for all those heavy-duty fishers, and ever more so for beginners. With many advantages to offer, from smooth handling to fast retrieve speeds, you can have this at a very affordable price.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easily removes the hook from the mouth of the fish, preserves lives of the fish
  • Easy to use, lightweight and fits in every tackle box, very handy tool
  • Works well for medium to large sized fish, works great for bass and trout fishing
  • Does not rust easily from saltwater
  • Strong grip, well made and functional tool
  • Just the right size for saltwater fishing trips, works better than needle nose pliers
  • Easier to see and grasp the hook

    Cons

  • Does not work too well on small fish and very large fish
  • Slightly bulky to carry around
Review Summary

Berkley Stainless Steel Hook Remover is a tool that you can use to easily remove the hook that have been buried too deep into the fish mouth. This tool will make it possible for you to remove the hook easily and still preserve the life of the fish so you can either bring it home fresh or return it back to the waters. 

Easy to use and lightweight, this functional tool works great on bass and trout fish as well as medium to large sized fish of all kinds. This tool does not rust easily from saltwater and it's just the right size for your average tackle box. This tool allow you to see and grasp the hook easily and fast making it an even better choice than nose pliers, where you'll have to look around and manhandle the fish before getting the hook out. 

The only problem with this is that many customers have found that it does not work too well on small fish and very large fish, and it might be a little bulky to carry around with you on your quick fishing trips where you don't really plan on bringing a lot of things. 

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