Starting today if you need line put on your reel after service or repair we are ready to help. We invested in a line winder and spool tension device to load braid or mono or both! We have the tools to properly join hollow braid to mono top shots. We use Jerry Brown hollow braid […]
Good level wind reels with stainless steel where it counts. Flush the bearings, some carbon fiber drags greased with Cal’s and they are back fishing!
How-to: Polish Shimano Trinidad Drag Surfaces
Shimano Trinidad reels have huge drag surfaces and drag washers. Once you upgrade and grease new carbon fiber drags its best to invest some time on the areas of the gear that come in contact with the new drag washers. Take a few minutes and polish the surfaces of the gear. The photo’s below show […]
Over the years I had heard that the lakes and streams of Idaho were filled with big fat trout, but I had heard that about many other places as well only to be let down. Having fished here over the past 6 months I can say, this tale is true! Resevoirs Handsome limit of beautiful […]
Super Skinny Penn 4/0
Meet the T4N1, super narrow frame and spool for converting your Penn 4/0. 4:1 or 3.2-1 gearing, great drag numbers, comfortable handle and knob. Nice combo!
How-to: Shimano Tekota Reel Preventative Maintenance
We are fortunate to see many of these reels through the shop. Most are used for trolling for salmon in the Pacific Northwest in the saltwater. The the 600 series seems to be the right line capacity for the fishing application. Some are line counters some are not. These are great reels for this application […]
What do you use for lube?
Fishing Reel Grease vs Oil
Handles and Knobs
Custom Handles and Knobs from Maxed Out!
Shimano Tekota Weekend
Shimano Tekota Fishing Reels – Excellent level wind reels in a good range of sizes.