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Choosing a Fishing Rod

If you visit a tackle shop, you’ll find a jungle of rods sticking up over the counter. They will vary from short, supple rods to exceedingly long, heavy rods. You’ll find rods where the guides (the rings which follow down the rod and “guide” the line) are present for the entire length of the rod, and others where the guides are bigger and closer to the handle. Selecting the rod which is right for you can be a daunting challenge.   Fibreglass or Graphite? The majority of modern rods are made from fibreglass, graphite, or a combination of the...

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Black Bream

Name:
Black Bream (Spondyliosoma cantharus)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught black bream can weigh 2.25 Kg (5 lbs) or more. The average black bream weighs around 0.70 Kg (1½lbs).

Also known as:
Porgy or Seabream

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Red Bream

Name:
Red Bream (Pagellus bogaraveo)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught red bream can weigh 2.72 Kg (6 lbs) or more. The average red bream weighs around 0.90 Kg (2 lbs).

Also known as:
Blackspot seabream

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Brill

Name:
Brill (Scophthalmus rhombus)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught brill can weigh 4.5 Kg (10 lbs) or more. The average brill weighs around 1.8 Kg (4 lbs).

Appearance:
The brill is a left eyed flatfish…

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