About The Author - James Bevan
Hi, I'm James,
I love all types of fishing and have enjoyed it as a hobby for over 30 years.
Nowadays, with a young family, I find just as much enjoyment in writing about all topics within the wonderful world of angling.
As Tacklemart's main contributor and founder my aim is to impart my many years of angling knowledge in articles associated with different types of fishing tackle as well as general angler tips. I hope you enjoy!
What is a spod rod?
Spodding can be a bit of a minefield to those new to the sport. Questions like what is a spod rod? and how to use one all get answered in this full guide.
Get The Most Out Of Your 10ft Spod Rod: 7 Essential Tips
10ft spod rods are a fairly new innovation in the carp angling world. Check out these 7 essential tips to help get the most of them and improve your spodding.
Shock Leaders For Spodding Tip & Advice
Explore the use of shock leaders for spodding. Learn the pros, cons, ideal knots, and gear protection strategies in this comprehensive guide.
Best Fishing Power Banks
This article details 5 of the best fishing power banks on the market today from small, portable power banks, to large heavy-duty power packs.
Best Pike Fishing Line
In this article, I will talk you through the best pike fishing lines that many top pike anglers are using to catch those fiery predators.
Best Fishing Crimping Tool
In this article, I will take you through what I consider the best fishing crimping tool on the market and how I use it to improve my fishing.
Best Fishing Catapults
This article will detail 7 of the best fishing catapults in the tackle shops today. Different angling disciplines require a different catapult and this guide will suggest good options for different fishing situations.
Best Fishing Whips
This guide details 5 of the best fishing whips on the market today. I’ll also talk through what features to look for in a great fishing whip and answer some of the frequently asked questions on the subject.
Best Pellet Waggler Floats
This article reviews 5 of the best pellet waggler floats, explains what makes them good and also details what features to look for in a great float for pellet waggler fishing.
Fishing Rod Test Curve Calculator
If you are having trouble deciding what test curve rod is best for you, then fear not as our handy fishing rod test curve calculator will point you in the right direction.
Best Fly Fishing Reels
So within this guide, I will detail 7 of the best fly fishing reels in the tackle shops today that I have personal experience with and robustly tested over many years.
Best Carp Fishing Bedchairs
Best Carp Fishing Bedchairs Are you struggling with what carp fishing bedchair is best for you? I’m not surprised as there are so many different shapes, sizes, materials, gadgets and features on fishing bedchairs these days, choosing can be a bit of a minefield. This is why I wrote this full guide on the best