Shimano Stradic Ci4+ Review

Maybe you are familiar with the Shimano Stradic line of fishing reels and their different variations. What makes the Shimano Stradic Ci4+ different and worth the extra few dollars when compared to the Shimano Stradic FK? Let us find out in this review. The Shimano...

Penn Fierce II Spinning Reel Review

The Penn Fierce II or Penn Fierce 2 is a quality reel from a great manufacturer that has been around for decades which is why I have decided to do a review on it.   The Penn Fierce II was first released in the fall of 2015.  Penn has been producing a large number of...

Shimano Spheros SW Review

The Shimano Spheros SW is the newest version of the Spheros model and was first released in 2014. In this review of the Shimano Spheros SW, we will take a look at how it compares to other reels from Shimano such as the Shimano Stella SW and the Shimano Saragosa SW...

Penn Battle II Saltwater Spinning Reel Review

In this Penn Battle II review, I will show you why it is one of the best all-around reels you can buy for your hard earned money.   One of the things I love is that Penn has been able to keep their price point affordable for the average angler, while still producing a...

St Croix Legend Xtreme Inshore Review

Today we are going to review the St. Croix Legend Xtreme Inshore Spinning and Casting Rods.  These rods are easy to spot on the water, not because there are a lot of them out there but because of their distinctive white color.The St. Croix Legend Xtreme Inshore is a...

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Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Review

Do you like lightweight reels and fishing with cut or live bait, but have a need for something larger than a 4000 series? If you answered yes then this review of the Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Saltwater Spinning reel might be just what you have been looking for.Shimano...

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Shimano Socorro SW Review

In the Shimano Socorro SW review, we will take a look at Shimano's offering for what I would classify as a no-frills saltwater fishing reel that falls in the "average" price range for a good reel.  While at first glance the Shimano Socorro SW spinning reel looks to be...

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Shimano Baitrunner D Review

If you have been considering the purchase of a Baitrunner reel then the Shimano Baitrunner D is a good place to get started.  While it is not the cheapest it is a good quality reel that will last for years if it is taken care of properly.  If you are not familiar with...

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Shimano Twin Power SW Reel Review

In this Shimano Twin Power SW review, we will look at a fishing reel has been available in the Japanese market for a number of years and was finally introduced to US marketing in the summer of 2015.  The Shimano Twin Power SW spinning reel fits nicely between the...

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Quantum Cabo PTSE Review

The Quantum Cabo PTSE was released in 2015 after being completely redesigned.  When Quantum redesigned the Cabo, they kept the name for marketing purposes, but effectively came out with an all-new reel specifically designed for saltwater fishing.   In this review of...

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Pflueger Purist Spinning Reel Review

In this review, I will take a look at the Pflueger Purist Spinning Reel which is the next model up from the Pflueger President Spinning Reel.  One of the things that I like about this reel other than it is lightweight tackle is that it has a sealed carbon fiber drag...

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Penn Squall Star Drag Review

The Penn Squall Star Drag reel is the smallest in the Squall series of reels and is geared towards the angler that wants a conventional open round reel design without a level wind system.  If you are looking for a reel that combines the ability to cast your baits and...

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