The Coming of Braid.

A 30 lb Mono reel set up and the current 30 lb braid set up. What a difference. During the late 80's and early 90's a west coast fisherman named Russ Izor who later developed a company called Izorline found some of the first Spectra Fiber lines introduced and told us that fishing as we know it would change in years to come. Man was Russ right. Once Spectra was adopted by fishermen the whole tackle setup, both rod and...

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Looking back at Tuna Carnage on the FV Maximus. A Trip for the Ages.

Friday morning was a blurr trying to get all my stuff out the door while leaving my dog Chacho, and my wife Theresa in a nice warm bed and it was pouring buckets. Had to get myself down to Costa Mesa to pick up my fishing partner Sean "Pump" Canova as we were embarking on another PV adventure on the Maximus with Captain Keith Denette. This was our 6th or so trip on the boat and we had seen...

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A Visit to White Island, New Zealand with Team Accurate.

  Ben with a Nice Kingie from White Island Jack Nilsen and myself just got back from visiting our friends at Decoro fishing Kane Tapper, Matt, and Trevor. The basis of the trip was also to spend some time out at White Island which is an active Volcano 30 miles off the coast on the north island off of Whakatane. Kane had been wanting us to come over for round two after the weather killed the last trip the previous year.   We...

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Destination Isla Cedros: Dave Marciano visits Bass Bonanza

A cedros Calico with the Hard Merchandise crew Friday morning came early after running around the previous day picking up the Hard Merchandise crew from LAX and getting them settled in San Clemente for a brief stay. Dave and Joe Marciano had made the trek to California to join myself, Sergio, and the rest of the Angler Chronicles crew to board a flight to Cedros Island. We had done this trip the year before with Team Accurate and had phenomenal...

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Team Accurate visits the Tarpon of the Boca Grande Pass in Florida

Kozo with his first Tarpon July in the fishing industry welcomes the annual ICAST show in Orlando, Florida. The who's who's of fishing tackle is present at this show to introduce new products or display existing products to the domestic dealers as well as global distributors throughout the world. This show is the biggest dealer show in the world where you can see the biggest names in the industry with the coolest, new fishing products hitting the market in the...

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Destination: Guatemala, Pacific Sailfish Capital of the World

Welcome to Casa Vieja in Guatemala Anglers looking for the ultimate Pacific Sailfish bucket list spot definitely have to visit Casa Vieja in Guatemala. This is one of the finest resorts in central america catering to Billfish anglers with great boats, crews, and an awesome resort to call  home base for a fishing trip. Excellent staff with 5 star chefs cooking some of the best meals I have had in years. The bar has a history of  photos paying homage...

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New “Migrations” video hits the airways with Accurate Reels.

We are really proud of our recent involvement with Jason Arnold in his new web series of four video installments of fishing adventures through the 2017 season. Partnering with Jason in this venture is AFTCO, fine makers of waterman apparel, Accurate Fishing Products makers of high end reels built in the USA,  Costa Del Mar glasses known for their high end eye wear, and legendary Bertram yachts. We are proud to announce Migrations. Click Here:  "Migrations".    

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The A B C’s of Drag Dynamics. How to Set a Drag.

Here at Accurate we get a lot of phone calls from consumers asking product questions, lots of fishing questions, but one pretty common question is "How to set a Drag." This morning we were looking at drag dynamics on the Valiant reels and we had the BV- 400 with 13 lbs of drag and the guys in the back were amazed on the amount of pressure being put out at that setting. It made me realized that many people out...

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Three Essential Techniques for Northeast Fishing By Capt Justin Suarez

With the official ushering in of Spring it's time to get your gear and tackle ready and boats splashed. But what rigs or techniques will you use to guarantee a successful catch? Getting Jiggy with it   A jig head tipped with a soft plastic is a simple yet killer method to catch a wide variety of Northeast fish like Striped bass, Bluefish, Black Sea Bass , Codfish and even Fluke. The best way of rigging this bait is the following. Take...

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East Cape Update with Team Jen Wren: Where’s Willy?

At the drop of a hat or flip of a switch, how ever you want to put it East Cape has gone from winter to spring After a somewhat mild winter the Sea of Cortez has been like a pond for days. While spring has arrived early this year anglers have not. There is only a small handful of boats in the water and very few departures. Fishing reports have been mixed which indicates to me the bite has been...

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