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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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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Tackle Reviews: The RG Guide System of ZENAQ

This is the first article about products, – innovations, and it couldn’t be nothing else than RG guide system by ZENAQ. The reasons for this article are the many comments on my Youtube videos, about them. Comments like “what are those peculiar guides?”, or what kind of guide system is this? The RG guide system
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Shore Jigging: A Split Ring Story!

For sure there are many types of solid and split rings to cover us up! We have already talked about the connections and the right way to synthesize them in order to have the perfect jig action! But are we fine, even if we bought some solids – Splits from a trusted brand. How many
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Top water games. The rod, the reel and the truth!

Top water lures like WTD’s, skippers, poppers, splashers etc, are among the most exiting lures to use and personally I declare that they are my favorites. Even if the attack is unsuccessful, the fact that you can see a predator attacking your lure on the surface is something really adrenaline pumping. But one very common
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Shore Jigging: With one or two assist hooks?

This is one of the most common questions I receive and it is quite normal since when you get an unsuccessful strike, you start to wonder why this happened. And then you believe that if you had two assist hooks instead of one, you might have double chances to get that nasty fish. Well you
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Spinning: Treble hooks, Curved and Straight pointed!

Ok here is another dilemma about how each type of Treble hooks serves us better and what are the advantages and disadvantages. The main type of treble hooks come with different geometry points, and I’m not talking about the type of the penetrating point but for the shape of it. We have two major types
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