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Condor Fisherman A22 Fishing Drone: First Impressions

We recently took on a new Fishing Drone brand at work, and I could snaffle one of the units for a quick play over the weekend. Being based in the service/returns department - unfortunately, I often only get to check things out when they are broken, so it was nice to get ahead of the curve and play with something new and work as it should!

Cracking the Code: Understanding Fishing Reel Spool Capacities for Beginners

Fishing finds its true allure somewhere between the rhythmic sunrise over the horizon and the gentle ripple across the water's surface. But lo and behold, I remember when I first set up my fishing reel — a jumble of line, confusion, and more than a few choice words. If you've been there, you know it means more than simply threading the line and winding it up. And, of course, not to forget the greatest puzzle of them all - "How much line capacity does this reel have, anyway?"

I’m On A Boat!

I grew up around boats. As a kid, we had a batch up in the Coromandel, so many weekends were spent with my parents,...

How to avoid breaking your new rod

This article... Is one of a few 'help' articles that I write as part of my role as Service Manager at Marine Deals. I am...

My first experiment with Slow Pitch Jigging

Since my trip out with the lads from Okuma, my eyes had been properly opened to fishing without bait - using lures instead. Specifically, I...

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