The WaveSpin DH 3000 ($80), a revolutionary spinning reel, is picking up a lot of raves. It earned another as one of 14 “Fishing Best of the Best” in the March issue of Field & Stream out today.
Here are 14 picks by the experts for Field & Stream.
FIELD & STREAMS 2008 FISHING BEST OF THE BEST WINNERS: SPINNING REEL- WaveSpin DH 3000, $80 SPINNING ROD- Shimano Cumara, $200-$220 BAITCASTING REEL- Abu Garcia Revo Premier, $260 BAITCASTING ROD-Fenwick Elite Tech, $200-$240 FLYFISHING REEL- Lamson Konic, $119-$149 FLYFISHING ROD- Orvis ZG Helios, $755 for trout models FLYFISHING LINE- Scientific Anglers Sharkskin, $100 ELECTRONICS- Lowrance LCX-38C HD Sonar/GPS, $1,900-$1,950 LURES & ACCESSORIES- Berkley Tec Pistol Trigger Grip, $50 LURES & ACCESSORIES- Stren Microfuse Superline, $19 LURES & ACCESSORIES- Smith Optics Interlock Sunglasses, $130 LURES- Gene Larew Three-Legged Frog, $5.50 per five LURES- Berkley Gulp! Alive 3-Inch Minnows, $20 per pint OUTERWEAR- Simms G4 Guide Waders, $700-$800