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Leadcore rigs demystified
June 18, 2019

Leadcore rigs demystified

LEADCORE – soft braid with a lead core. Due to its large mass it lays perfectly flat on the bottom and hides the last section of our rig, keeping the fish that swim around calm and not afraid of the main fishing line. For those who do not know yet how to use the leadcore, I will do my best to ...

SCR Sea Heavy Picker
May 7, 2019

SCR Sea Heavy Picker

One of the biggest advantages of living on an island, for an angler, is a fact that he is surrounded by a water filled with nearly infinite number of species of fish. Besides an array of different types of sharks and rays, there are tons of cods, pollocks, flounders, basses, wrasses, mullets and con...

Versatile Method Feeder bags and boxes
April 12, 2019

Versatile Method Feeder bags and boxes

I first heard about the Method Feeder technique a few years ago, when its popularity in Poland just started to grow. That unusual angling method caught my eye straight away. Due to my affection for that method, I spent years carefully following its development and all the novelties related to it; of...

Fishing line madness
March 29, 2019

Fishing line madness

In Mikado’s range we can find 5 types of fishing lines: three representatives of the Territory series – Purple, Red Line and Crystal, and two from the Nihonto family – Carp and Carp Fluo. WHICH LINE SHOULD YOU PICK? It is one of the most common questions that can be found across i...

Territory Hooks – obligatory part of any carp fishing trip
March 18, 2019

Territory Hooks – obligatory part of any carp fishing trip

Carp season is slowly taking off. In some places in Poland it already caught some decent pace, while in other parts of the country, e.g. in northern-east, where reservoirs still get covered with ice overnight, preparations are still in progress. It is only a matter of time until the moment when the ...

Mikado carp fishing hooks - Territory Long Shank
August 1, 2018

Mikado carp fishing hooks - Territory Long Shank

Last time I described the Wide Gape [link] hook with a short shank and wide bend. This time I want to talk about a decidedly different product. The Long Shank has a ring that’s angled to the inside, a narrow bend and, of course, a long shank.  This type of hook is usually use...

EXCELLENCE CARP ROD
July 2, 2018

EXCELLENCE CARP ROD

This is one of our new products in 2018. Visually it’s a classic „Old School” with a modern touch. The most fashionable combo in recent years. A shiny blank in a deep burgundy and a cork ring by the reel seat make it very classy. I was fortunate enough to test out the shortest r...

Mikado Carp Fishing Hooks - Territory Wide Gape
June 29, 2018

Mikado Carp Fishing Hooks - Territory Wide Gape

A hook is an absolutely crucial part of any rig. There is no one right answer when you’re choosing a hook. If you ask a few anglers chances are you’ll get a different answer from each one. The choice depends on many variables: the fishery, your chosen method, the kind and size of your lu...

Ebro 2016 – extreme testing
October 16, 2016

Ebro 2016 – extreme testing

The EBRO River… It would be hard to find a better place in Europe where in a short amount of time you can face off against record catfish, carp or zander. There is also a chance of running across the legendary black bass or a really big perch! At the beginning of September I had the pleasure of part...

Breathable chest-waders and wading shoes
September 4, 2016

Breathable chest-waders and wading shoes

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, there are only badly dressed anglers.” I confirm the truth of this saying every time I go fishing in difficult weather conditions, in which many people wouldn’t even consider leaving the house, let alone go searching for fish. Nothing discourages from fishing l...

Mikado Rod Pod Fourliner
July 17, 2016

Mikado Rod Pod Fourliner

I enjoy short stays at the water – such fast and unplanned trips often bring unexpectedly good results. Whenever the weather is favorable (the wind blows from the right direction) I pack the equipment and get to the water. I pick fisheries I know well, in which I know where and how to fish. In orde...