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 #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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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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Shore Jigging: PG or HG reels?

This is one of the most common questions I encounter mostly and it is normal because speed and power was always another great dilemma the angler had to choose and sacrifice on for the other. Before I say more about this very important chapter on shore jigging, I have to warn you that what you
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Spinning: The protector leader

Teeth, teeth, teeth! I can’t remember how many times I lost a fish because of its teeth. And believe me, it feels awful when you lose a fish from biting and breaking the leader. But teeth are the weapons of some species. The tools to tear, grab and dismember their prey. The most common fish
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Fishing Gear: The Jig Bag

Maybe is something that sounds not very important, but if you ever buy jigs that cost nearly a small fortune, then I’m sure you will show the respect they deserve. But Jig cases are not only for transporting our jigs safely. An entire chapter can be opened here about this very simple but so efficient
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Light game: “Smart” tiny assist hook for Ultra Light Deals!

Hey guys! Since this site is also for “lightgamers” here is my first article with a very nice and convenient tip that some of you might find interesting! I’m going to show you how to make a tiny and very effective assist hook for light game and more precisely ultra light shore jigging, or Light
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