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Daiwa Report

Daiwa QC750

Anglers seeking panfish and trout will find the new Daiwa QC750 is a good fit. Perfect for ice fishing, too, the QC750 offers anglers a dependable small reel on a budget.

“The QC750 is the perfect reel for anglers fishing light to ultra-light fishing scenarios,” says Marc Mills, Daiwa Field Marketing Manager. “Panfish, trout, and ice fishing are all perfect uses for the QC750. First off, the QC750 features all-black aesthetics. It has a light graphite frame and Aluminum ABS Spool. It also has a folding arm for easy travel and easy storage,” adds Mills. “It also features 1+1 ball bearing and a 5.1 gear ratio. It retrieves 22.8 inches of line per handle turn and weighs a modest 6.2 ounces.”

Anglers will find the QC750 not only dependable for ultra-light fishing but the price extremely accommodating at suggested retail of $24.99..

For Daiwa’s latest color catalog and/or information on Daiwa dealers in your area, call Daiwa’s Customer Service Department at 562-375-6800. The website is www.daiwa.us.

Seaguar report

Seaguar BasiX Fluorocarbon Fishing Line

Goodbye mono and fluoro pretenders. Hello, genuine Seaguar fluoro. Here comes BasiX, a mainline that delivers all the benefits of 100% fluorocarbon at a price everybody will love.

Seaguar, the inventor of fluorocarbon fishing lines, is introducing BasiX Fluorocarbon to meet the demand from anglers who are managing a budget but not willing to sacrifice quality and performance in their fluorocarbon line.

Available in retail stores in mid-January, 2022, new Seaguar BasiX Fluorocarbon will be available in 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, and 20lb tests on 200-yard spools with a MSRP of $9.99

“We’ve spent our first 50 years developing high-performance lines and leaders used by pros, captains, guides and avid anglers across the country” says Gerry Benedicto, Seaguar General Manager. “With BasiX, we’re looking forward to serving the millions of anglers who are either fishing for the first time, getting reacquainted with the sport or managing a tight budget.”

Freedom Tackle Report

Freedom Flash from Freedom Tackle

The Freedom Flash brings vibration and flash with 10 fish-catching colors to your ice or open water vertical jig presentation.

Built with a premium, eco-friendly zinc body, the Freedom Flash carries a belly-mounted Indiana blade which swings loosely on the fall and pick-up. Maximizing both flash and vibration while creating the erratic action of a baitfish in trouble.

Gamakatsu Report

Gamakatsu G-Bag EWM storage solutions

Gamakatsu’s new series of extra wide-mouth tackle bags come in various sizes so anglers can take everything they need and nothing they don’t.

The G-Bag EWM storage solutions open wide, giving anglers fast, easy access to tackle so anglers can rig up in a hurry and take advantage of a changing bite. 

The smallest bag in the new series, the G-Bag EWM 100, is the perfect size for holding a variety of soft plastic packs. The Extra Wide Mouth (EWM) provides easy access to the interior, and the internal wire frame keeps the top open while finding the right bait. The 8 x 4 x 6-inch size stows easily in other bags, and anglers can take as many as needed while remaining organized. Pick up a few and keep all smaller items organized and ready.

The larger 9.5 x 5 x 7-inch size of the G-Bag EWM 200 Tackle Bag stows more gear using the same innovative easy-access stay-open top. The 200 easily accommodates magnum packs of soft plastics and oversized bulk bags, so that anglers can stash their largest swimbaits or enough tubes for the season in one convenient location. In addition, there’s enough space to store a wide variety of tackle and gear, so anglers can keep rigging tools and other essentials handy as well. 

Stuff up to four Gamakatsu G-Box 3600 or eight 3200 utility cases into the G-Bag EWM 300 using the innovative Extra Wide Mouth opening. The biggest size in the lineup is designed to carry a variety of tackle comfortably, thanks to the adjustable, padded removable shoulder strap. The generous 13 x 8.5 x 11-inch bag lets anglers stockpile all of their finesse baits and power fishing lures in the same place so they can be prepared for anything.

All of the bags in the G-Bag EWM series feature water-resistant TPU construction that sheds water from rainstorms or the occasional rogue wave, so contents stay protected. Plus, a see-through I.D. tag window on the 100 and 200 size, allows anglers to slide in their customized labels for easy identification, so they grab the right bags for each trip. Anglers will always find the contents easily, courtesy of the Extra Wide Mouth and stay-open design.

G-Bag EWM 100 Tackle Bag Features:

Gamakatsu Report

Gamakatsu G-Power Flip & Punch Hook

With help from late and great Aaron Martens' brilliant insight, Gamakatsu developed the G-Power Flip & Punch Hook for heavy to super heavy cover.

The TGW (Tournament Grade Wire) hook, paired with its welded eye, makes this hook the strongest in Gamakatsu's G-Series lineup. When using larger baits and weights for punching through grass mats and flipping into heavy timber, anglers need a versatile hook in all types of cover and can withstand extreme conditions.