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by Cal
Thu May 23, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Bow to the King - Fishing for Tarpon in the Florida Keys
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Bow to the King - Fishing for Tarpon in the Florida Keys

Bow to the King - Fishing for Tarpon in the Florida Keys http://www.tackletour.com/images19/featureban_floridakeys.jpg Introduction: For many anglers Tarpon are a “bucket-list” fish, and are prized not only because of their size and beauty, but because they are so difficult to land due to their acr...
by Cal
Sun May 19, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Okuma Gets Stealthy with the Cerros Baitcaster
Replies: 0
Views: 94

Okuma Gets Stealthy with the Cerros Baitcaster

Okuma Gets Stealthy with the Cerros Baitcaster http://www.tackletour.com/images19/featureban_okumacerros.jpg Introduction: This past year at ICAST was relatively quiet for Okuma, but while surveying their low profile casting reels, I spotted a reel of which I was not familiar. It's an understated l...
by Cal
Tue May 14, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: 4x4 Cranking with Salmo's New Squarebill Crankbait
Replies: 0
Views: 110

4x4 Cranking with Salmo's New Squarebill Crankbait

4x4 Cranking with Salmo's New Squarebill Crankbait http://www.tackletour.com/images19/featureban_salmosquarebillcrank.jpg Introduction: Anyone with over twenty years experience throwing square bill cranks knows how coveted the hand carved, wooden baits of yester year were and still are. But wooden ...
by Cal
Sun May 12, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: What's New Is Old School : Megabass of America's F7-76X Valdivia
Replies: 0
Views: 95

What's New Is Old School : Megabass of America's F7-76X Valdivia

What's New Is Old School : Megabass of America's F7-76X Valdivia http://tackletour.com/images19/featureban_mb17destroyervaldiviag.jpg Introduction: Once considered Megabass's entry level of rods, Destroyer is now viewed upon with an entirely different perspective - at least in the North American Ma...
by Cal
Wed May 08, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: One Super-Sized Topwater Bait Please : Strike King's KVD Mega Dawg
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: One Super-Sized Topwater Bait Please : Strike King's KVD Mega Dawg

BigG wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 6:19 pm
Cal, how do you rate it against the lunker plunker? (2007 review)
Different baits. The Lunker Punker glides from side to side. The Mega Dawg is a typical walking bait, just bigger.
by Cal
Mon May 06, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: iRod Air IRA7104PRG Bub Tosh Punch Rods
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: iRod Air IRA7104PRG Bub Tosh Punch Rods

Finnz922 wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 2:41 pm
Spiral wrapped guides though, never used a rod with those before.
Awesome on flipping and cranking/moving bait rods.
by Cal
Sun May 05, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: One Super-Sized Topwater Bait Please : Strike King's KVD Mega Dawg
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: One Super-Sized Topwater Bait Please : Strike King's KVD Mega Dawg

goldrod wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 12:01 pm
The only thing my wife got out of this article was not to wear a designer outfit with generic shoes. We’ve been shoe shopping ever since. ](*,)
You're welcome 8-)

:lol:
by Cal
Sun May 05, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: One Super-Sized Topwater Bait Please : Strike King's KVD Mega Dawg
Replies: 7
Views: 275

One Super-Sized Topwater Bait Please : Strike King's KVD Mega Dawg

One Super-Sized Topwater Bait Please : Strike King's KVD Mega Dawg http://www.tackletour.com/images19/featurban_strikekingkvdmegadawg.jpg Introduction: There's no denying big baits are fun to throw. What makes them even more fun is if they are designed to be fished on top of the water. Topwater, bi...
by Cal
Fri May 03, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: A Better Levante? Megabass Remakes their Mainstream Rod Series
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: A Better Levante? Megabass Remakes their Mainstream Rod Series

edwelch1 wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 8:44 am
Quick question, what's the spinning reel used in the review? Looks like it says Daiwa on the spool, and several components look very Daiwa-ish, but I can't seem to find a USDM or JDM reel that looks quite like it.
It's the previous generation USDM Daiwa Steez
by Cal
Fri May 03, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Taking Sun Protection to another Level – Buff CoolNet UV+
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Taking Sun Protection to another Level – Buff CoolNet UV+

Taking Sun Protection to another Level – Buff CoolNet UV+ http://www.tackletour.com/images19/featurbuffcoolnet.jpg Introduction: There was once a time in the early days of “Survivor” that Buff was the only game in town when it came to multi-functional headwear, and as the garments gained popularity...
by Cal
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Abu Garcia Makes a Case for (MG)Xtreme Value and Performance
Replies: 0
Views: 153

Abu Garcia Makes a Case for (MG)Xtreme Value and Performance

Abu Garcia Makes a Case for (MG)Xtreme Value and Performance http://www.tackletour.com/images19/featureban_abugarciamgxtremespin.jpg Introduction: It's true you don't have to spend a lot of money these days to get spinning reel that performs well. Of course, good enough probably isn't in the vocabu...
by Cal
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Think Less, Fish More with Megabass of America's F5-75XX EMTF
Replies: 1
Views: 215

Think Less, Fish More with Megabass of America's F5-75XX EMTF

Think Less, Fish More with Megabass of America's F5-75XX EMTF http://tackletour.com/images19/featureban_mb18orochixxf575xxemtf.jpg Introduction: For a company once considered somewhat boutique and highly stylized (maybe even a little quirky), Megabass, or more accurately, Megabass of America is qui...
by Cal
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Feel the Thunder, Lightning and the Thunder Cricket By Strike King
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Feel the Thunder, Lightning and the Thunder Cricket By Strike King

Feel the Thunder, Lightning and the Thunder Cricket By Strike King http://www.tackletour.com/images19/featureban_strikekingthundercricket.jpg Introduction: The manufacturer trade show circuit is long established. Shows like ICAST, the consumer expo at Bassmaster Classic, regional shows like Big Roc...
by Cal
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: G Loomis power ratings
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: G Loomis power ratings

You want a 4-power in G.Loomis. This is why we have the RoD Charts in our fishing rod reviews. There is no standard definition for "medium" vs "medium heavy" etc. ... When trying to compare across manufacturers to a brand you're familiar with, if we don't have a review written on the rod, look at th...
by Cal
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Sticky Storage - Lure Lock Keeps Tackle Secure and Protected
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Sticky Storage - Lure Lock Keeps Tackle Secure and Protected

Sticky Storage - Lure Lock Keeps Tackle Secure and Protected http://tackletour.com/images19/featurbanlurelock.jpg Introduction: Lure Lock is a relative newcomer to the tackle storage scene, but brings a number of new ideas to the category with their “TakLogic Technology,” which is designed to secur...