In our search for a rugged fishing knife, Gerber has submitted their AO F.A.S.T. 3.0 for review. The knife features a spring-assisted one-handed opening with Gerber’s patented Forward Action Spring Technology, as well as a heavy duty design; both of which are contained in a surprisingly portable and lightweight knife.
Okuma has rapidly innovated their spinning reel construction and lineup, with the release of the new Trio High Speed Reel. The new reel features Okuma’s ground-breaking Crossover Construction paired with a 6.2:1 gear ratio, and a very noteworthy dual force drag system. A great reel at an affordable price.
The Spring brings with it the time for the bass spawn. Bass spawning season presents great opportunities to catch trophy-sized bass with a particular emphasis on sight fishing. The article provides on the Florida bass spawn, where the bass bed, gear for spawn fishing, and bass considerations.
Eco Pro Tungsten is a relatively new family owned American company that specializes in environmentally friendly Tungsten weights. I got a chance to work with these worm weights, and I must say that I was very impressed with the quality of Eco Pro Tungsten’s weights, especially in comparison to traditional lead weights.
Lazer TroKar is a new company that was founded in 2009, yet they have already gotten a lot of attention from the pros. The hooks feature some innovative technology that cannot be overlooked. Lazer TroKar boasts that their hooks penetrate twice as fast with half the effort; we decided to put that to the test.
The Volt II Knife from Kershaw is a very versatile knife that features their patented SpeedSafe® assisted opening system. The convenience of the one-handed opening with the flipper, as well as the quality and durable construction, make the Volt II an excellent candidate for a primary fishing knife.
Costa Del Mar has just released their new Fantail 580G polarized performance sunglasses, January 2011. They have come out with an excellent new design of performance fishing sunglasses that incorporate loads of unique Costa Del Mar technology, including polarized LightWAVE glass, Hydrolite™ rubber lining, and 580 lenses.