The Pros and Cons of Using a Swivel When Trout Fishing
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The Pros and Cons of Using a Swivel When Trout Fishing

For such a tiny piece of metal, swivels generate a lot of discussions and controversy among trout fishermen. Some fishermen consider them an essential piece of kit, while others have them nowhere near their rigs. In this article, I will take a look at both sides of the debate and discuss when it is a…

Which Country Has the Cheapest Fishing Tackle?

Which Country Has the Cheapest Fishing Tackle?

I often import fishing tackles. Sometimes, to take advantage of lower prices or to try products not locally available. So I have always been interested in the international price of products. So I decided to compare the price of 4 products across 8 different countries to see where is currently cheapest. I selected these products…

Do You Need To Wear Waders When Fly Fishing? (Answered!)
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Do You Need To Wear Waders When Fly Fishing? (Answered!)

Waders are not essential kit for fly-fishing. While they do keep fishermen warm and dry when fishing in cold conditions it is still possible to catch trout year round without them. Arrive at any popular trout river early in the season, and it might seem like everyone is dressed in chest waders. This was certainly…

Are Dive Boots Good for Wading? (Much Cheaper Than Wading Boots)

Are Dive Boots Good for Wading? (Much Cheaper Than Wading Boots)

Dive boots have a couple of shortcomings that make them unsuitable for wading rivers and streams. The soles are thin enough that you can feel every stone or rock making it uncomfortable for prolonged wading over river stones. They also offer very poor grip on slippery or smooth surfaces. Dive boots however work fine for…