Shore Jigging: Size of the reel VS tension and retrieve

Here is a very common question I encounter in my mail. “Hey Markos I bought the “X” rod and I wonder if it is better to use it with a 4500H or a 5000H reel. What is your suggestion?”  When I start to explain that the 4500 reel, especially in High gear version, has easier
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The Myth behind Floating (F) and Sinking (S) Minnows.

In this topic we are going to separate two major differences that cause quite a common confusion and usually are responsible for the wrong way of using some lures. We will talk about the (S) and the (F) models and their characteristics. The common myth is that some people believe that the sinking models are
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ZENAQ TOBIZO TC80-50G

  Offshore spinning and contradictions Spinning from the boat in the sea, is a very exciting technique and very demanding. Standing on the deck of your boat and trying different lures, is equally technical than doing the same thing in a port or on the rocks! The main problem is that there are some strong
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ZENAQ MUTHOS SONIO100M

As many of you already know, I’m a big fan and lover of jigs! Jigs help an angler to fish even in the hardest conditions, deeper waters and target really aggressive fish. But there are times that fish are more active on lures like minnows, poppers etc. This is the magic of fishing! Every day
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DUO Rough Trail Malice 130

I know that during Research and Development meetings in DUO headquarters, when it comes my name and ideas on the table, everybody have a glass of water and an aspirin ready for take off! I keep on asking for heavy lures with small or medium size, long jigs, tiny jigs, heavy minnows, blah blah blah,
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“No Limits” Custom Spools by Studio Ocean Mark

I believe that there is no other name to fit better these spools! Simply because they give no limits during a strong fight! But this is all? Today we are going to take a closer look on these special “after market” custom spools that really push the durability and quality many levels higher! First of
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Spinning with Top Water Lures #2: The classic “Walk The Dog” lures.

This category has as its main representative, the lure that is designed to perform with ease the technique of walking the dog and is characterized by a variety of body designs. Some are “chubby”, some are slim, some have an egg-shaped body, while others are coarse in the butt and thinner at the front, or
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Spinning with Top Water Lures #1: The whole idea

  In spinning fishing, we have occasionally dealt with a wide variety of artificial lures, made of plastic, metal, silicone or even wood. We have developed very technical themes and we have embraced details that at the end gave us a much clearer picture of the spinning technique from many angles. Many of us are
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Braid Ω8 (Omega 8) Jigging by Gosen

  Gosen Ω8 Jigging is the ultimate braid when we have the endless game in mind! It is a derivative of a serious study and combination of all the features that a modern fisherman requires, such as strength, durability, minimal water retention, zero burst, and unrivaled durability. Many braids have amazing strength at the first
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