- Buy the best I could afford
My main aim is to get back into Match Fishing. The fishing scene has changed a lot, many commercial fisheries have dominated the more natural waters that I was used to fishing.
- Pellet Waggler - Hardy Marksman Supero 11'6" Float Rod
After a large investment in the pole, to protect it on the bank I decided to purchase a V Roller and 2 x Flat Rollers, which should help with any bankside situation:
- Preston Innovations Super Pro V Roller
- Rive Midsized Rollers x 2
The Tricast Trilogy came with a deluxe pole holdall, which after a couple of months showed signs of wear. Tricast kindly replaced it free of charge. However I decided to review my luggage choice and selected the following:
- Mosella Kompact 8 System - a great holdall, quality zips and padded, double stiching
- Mosella Match Carryall - which tends to stay at home for storing pole rollers and other tackle.
- Mosella Compact Carryall - enough room for my bait, Roost kit and all other off box accessories, including groundbait bowls, small side tray and towels in the central zipped section
With the advent of commercial fisheries and their varying keepnet limit rules one or two keepnets is not the norm. So I opted for two of the Drennan Carp nets and one of the Drennan Silver fish nets.
Landing nets I got a couple of the Guru ones and for venues that hold larger carp I purchased a MAP 24" Carp Landing Net head.
It's worthwhile setting up both landing nets just in case of a larger fish, so the landing net poles I opted for the Tri-cast XRS Easy Reach (8' and 12'), although in hindsight I should have bought two 12' handles...