The Okuma Helios SX spinning reel has been around for a while now. But it’s still proving to be a very popular reel. This reel was a huge leap forward in technology for the ever improving Okuma. This is a very robust and smooth reel, yet incredibly light due to it’s unique design features. It […]

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The TwinDrag system is synonymous with Accurate Reels, but what exactly is it? In the post I will attempt to explain this patented drag system in simple and easy to understand terms. For an in depth and detailed explanation of the system, make sure you read the full post on the Accurate Reels Website. How […]

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The general advice when purchasing a spinning reel, is to purchase the best reel you can afford. But with the explosion of the spinning reel market, anglers are spoiled for choice. There are plenty of affordable reels on the market today that will perform extremely well, and will provide years of service. So the good […]

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Most people new to fishing will encounter a spinning reel. They are easy to use, and can be fished across a wide range of fishing applications. When an angler gets more serious about their fishing, they will learn to appreciate the capabilities of a specific type of spinning reel for a certain type of fishing. […]

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In this great video from Andrew Hill at Jetski Fishing in New Zealand, we see the Daiwa BG 2500 put the hurt on an epic 20lb Auckland Harbour Snapper. These are very strong fighting fish, renowned for pulling string and producing huge head nods that can be felt up the line. According to the video […]

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In 2018 Shimano released a new version of their very successful Stella range. This is the FJ and it replaces the very successful FI. This reel has been designed for freshwater and inshore saltwater use. So what has changed with this new version? Well in this blog post we will break down some of the […]

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