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Shimano Tekota 500 LC – Equipment Review

Shimano Tekota 500 LC – Equipment Review

The Shimano Tekota reel has been on the market for around a decade now and is one of the favorite reels of big water fishermen here in the NW. Even though this reel comes in a non line counter version you rarely see them in use, it's the line counter Tekota that everyone utilizes. I've used the Shimano Tekota 500 LC reel on my guide boat during [...]

8 reasons to use fluorocarbon line and leader!

8 reasons to use fluorocarbon line and leader!

// // It used to be that anglers just had one decision to make when buying fishing line and that was determining how strong their line needed to be.  “Hmmm do I need 6 pound or 8 pound?” Nowadays it’s a little tougher, there are lines that promise to do everything but clean and cook the fish!  Tougher, smoother, more visible, [...]

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