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Shimano Sedona

I found my sedona 6000 while diving in 60' of water off the northern California coast. The rod was beat up bad, barnacles well established on the guides, grips eaten by urchin,reel seat frozen...

Reviewed by: on 2014-09-12 | Rating: 5 Stars

Lifeproof Iphone Waterproof Case

I had this case in my pocket while out on the boat and it started raining. The rest is history, somehow water got into it and I was liable and my phone was dead. I had to spend $500 to get a...

Reviewed by: Turd Fergeson on 2013-11-27 | Rating: 1 Stars

Shimano Calcutta

I have given up on spinning reels for big fish. The calcutta is still one of the best reels even with all these other reels available out there. I do like my avets because they are american...

Reviewed by: Dr. P on 2013-11-22 | Rating: 5 Stars

Mophie Outride

This case is good in theory if you need the joice, but I love my super slim lifeproof case when on the boat.

Reviewed by: Tyler Durden on 2013-05-24 | Rating: 3 Stars

Mophie Outride

I know people at Mophie and got my hands on the OUtride this morning. I did a quick pool test that involved some water and impact testing and lets just say I am impressed. I currently own 2...

Reviewed by: Capt Robby on 2012-08-02 | Rating: 5 Stars

Mophie Outride

I have been waiting on purchasing the GoPro and glad I did. I expect this product to do very well as long as the quality is up to par.

Reviewed by: Jack on 2012-08-01 | Rating: 5 Stars

driSuit driSuit endurance Waterproof iPhone case

I pre-ordered this case after hearing about it from a friend in the industry. My last waterproof case was such a misssion to get on and off. I had to use a small screw driver and such. What...

Reviewed by: Patt on 2012-05-02 | Rating: 5 Stars

Daiwa Grand Wave-Z

This reel has landed a lot of Sturg. Biggest 7'7" 35" girth. Just keeps going.

Reviewed by: on 2011-10-20 | Rating: 4 Stars

Shimano Sidestab

my wife and i both use sidekick,sedona shimanos. i have landed HUNDREDS of fish, guppy to trophy, fast water and calm,with fish that dont care if they live and some that i have gone chest deep...

Reviewed by: tom albright on 2011-05-28 | Rating: 5 Stars

Jerry Brown Spectra

Spectra is the only line I use for inshore, offshore, etc. I love the hollowcore knotless solution that goes through the guides easily. I load up all my reels with spectra including spinning....

Reviewed by: Zach Ingan on 2011-05-25 | Rating: 5 Stars