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Author Topic: What is a fishing tackle/equip design flaw that you would like to see improved?  (Read 3552 times)

96XJ

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This is pretty much the only problem I have with Gibbs lures.

That burns me too , nothing worse than spending $ and have throw part of it away

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Shinny

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That burns me too , nothing worse than spending $ and have throw part of it away

Check out some of the r&b products. I found the lures and hooks to be good quality. The copper 2/5 seemed to work particularly well this year.
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hammer

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x3 on those croc hooks.....my dentist scrapes my teeth with harder metal.

I have come to realize that  based on the type of fishing I do, all my waders will leak. Ichave have a garage full for Simms waders with the feet cut out for boat pants...

Guides that don't freeze...Amen




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cammer

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Hammer. Agree that's the price of being a river fisherman,---, pebbles,,wetness, BlackBerry bushes,,branches snags etc all wreak havoc on breathables,,,why I pay the utmost least when I buy them. 2 years and they be done, good idea for boat pants
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losos

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Fishing line spool new with abrasion.
Good lures with crappy hooks.
A fishing rod with the porcelaine falling out of an eyelit.
Leaking waders
Dead worms in a new pack
A float that wont go under.
A product i would like to see more available...invisable fishing weights.

"A float that won't go under "
What would be its purpose?
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jordanc

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R&B Copper was awesome this year
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Jk47

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"A float that won't go under "
What would be its purpose?
Lol he’s saying that his are defective because “they won’t go under” (ie no fish underneath)
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Jk47

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Try top shelf floats. Pricey, but they have that exact thing. I've been using them lately, and really like them!
Hmmmm, thanks Dan, I’ll maybe purchase a couple of these to try in the future, however it IS hard to justify spending $ on floats when, like Chris I spend a little extra time most days I fish going float collecting. Haven’t bought floats in a long time!
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milo

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What is a fishing tackle/equip design flaw that I would like to see improved?

The angler. It is quite an old model and it came with a lot of design flaws.
Would be nice if it could be overhauled.  :P
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Kever

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I'd like to try an invisible hook 😁
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DanL

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I'd like to see an electric motor with an easily removed tiller for transporting.

Also may sound like sacrilege to some, but a quality centerpin reel with an adjustable drag.
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Noahs Arc

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I'd like to see an electric motor with an easily removed tiller for transporting.

Also may sound like sacrilege to some, but a quality centerpin reel with an adjustable drag.

They’re called mooching reels
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santefe

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My Harkely and Heywood 'Avon' (bronze) has a drag on, that I never use.
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FlyFishin Magician

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How about a suitable non-toxic, environmentally friendly, and cost effective substitute for lead-containing fishing products (e.g. weights).  I heard that tungsten may be an alternative, but I've yet to see any in the stores.  One problem is that tungsten is not as malleable as lead.  Gold is malleable, but not very cost effective to use as a weight.  LOL.  Any ideas out there???
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