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My Picks: $100 Casting and Spinning Reels

You’ve got about $100 for a new casting or spinning reel but which one should you buy? Lots of companies are vying for your business but which ones are a good investment? Which ones can I narrow it down to? I’ve tested a lot of reels, both casting reels and spinning reels. Some I really like. Some I don’t. If you want a fishing reel you can count I’d recommend […]

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Abu Garcia® Signs 16 New Professional Anglers

COLUMBIA, SC –  (January 18, 2018) – Powerhouse fishing brand Abu Garcia has added 16 new Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and Bassmaster Elite anglers to its pro team roster. These top-ranking fishermen will be sponsored by Abu Garcia throughout the 2018 Season. As part of the sponsorship contract, the 16 pro anglers will use their expertise to help Abu Garcia test and evaluate new products and will make appearances alongside […]

Fishing Reel Rankings for 2016

Spending time at outdoor shows, tackle shops, and making a few too many purchases has allowed me to play with a lot of different reels this year. Some are pretty new and some have been around for more than a year. I wanted to make two lists. The first will have all the fishing reel rankings in order. The second will be more of an EVERYMAN approach and rank the […]

REVIEW: Abu Garcia Black Max Reel

In this installment of the EVERYMAN Series, we are looking at the Abu Garcia Black Max baitcasting reel. I’m not new to the Black Max reel by any means but felt it deserved some time as it is the quintessential candidate for the EVERYMAN Series. EVERYMAN is not just about price but also about quality. Abu Garcia Black Max Reel $40   The Abu Garcia Black Max is a reel I have […]

EVERYMAN: Good Baitcasters Under $80

Need to know about good baitcasters under $80? Welcome to the EVERYMAN Series where we’ll be looking for the best of the best without breaking the bank in the world of fishing gear and kayaks.     Baitcasters under $80 aren’t hard to find but good ones under $80 can be. In this first installment of the EVERYMAN Series, we’ll get you lined out on what’s worth your money. Your […]

4 Great Rods Under $100

Four Best Bass Rods Under $100

Bass fishermen can be frugal. That’s no secret. Money is often a factor for the majority of folks when choosing a new rod or two. When the money is $100 or less and you need quality and multipurpose, these four bass rods are at the head of the class. For multi-use casting rods I have always preferred a seven foot rod in a medium heavy action. I like a fast […]