Rods

Lew’s Wally Marshall SOLO Rod Review

I’ll be the first one to admit that I am not a panfish guy, with that being said we took out some of Lews’ new toys for testing. Upon hitting the lake he had the broken down 9′ Wally Marshall SOLO rod in hand paired with the Wally Marshall MCS100 spinning reel. Even though this pair only costs around $80 …

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Big Bear Rod Review

Good day everyone, this is Jason Cossey for Bad Poncho Outdoors and I would like to tell you all about my time spent with my first Big Bear rod. First of all, I was a bit skeptical when I saw pictures of  the newfangled grip on the website, I just had to contact the company and ask about them. The …

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Going Wild with the E21 Wild Black Carrot Stix

It seems as though every time I meet someone and they find out we do tackle reviews the first question that they have on their mind is “what is the deal with the E21 Wild Black Carrot Stix rods?”. Well I finally got my hands on one about a month ago and wanted to give it a good long testing …

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Fenwick Hitting The Smallies Hard

After the fun we had with the Fenwick River Runner rods that we reviewed last year we were more than excited when we heard about the smallmouth series. Smallmouth bass present some challenges for the angler when it comes to a rod, most rods made for largemouth fishing are not really made to stand up to smallmouth bass, especially when …

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Denali Rods: Rod Building At Its Peak

Anglers are always looking for the latest and greatest no matter what piece of equipment it is. After spending hours on the net looking for a new and innovative rod company I found one. That company is Denali Rods based out of Arkansas. The Denali Rods are unique in that they use lightweight new-age materials while also utilizing the oldest …

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Fenwick’s River Runner; A Legend Is Born

When looking to become a legend you must first use the tools of a legend, Fenwick knows this well. They have been pumping out the highest quality rods on the market since the 1960s and they have only been getting better, the River Runner is no exception. When looking upon the River Runner you will notice the name Fenwick proudly …

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Veritas: The Goddess of Truth is Upon Us

Abu Garcia seems to be going nuts with the latin, not that we are complaining, the language just sounds epic. The most notable Abu Garcia rod that we found though is the Veritas; latin for truth, this rod is truly awesome. The Veritas may have an ancient name but it is packed with the newest technology, from the grip to …

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