Review: CountDown Hip Pack

Review: CountDown Hip Pack

The Rapala CountDown Hip Bag is slim and perfect option for shorter fishing trips – whether on a wild stream or urban street fishing. Yet it leaves enough options to attach additional tackle.

Night Fishing in the Desert

This is not everyone’s idea of “having fun”; especially if you’re targeting two of the most frustrating fish you can find inshore in the Middle East.
Review: Rapala CountDown Backpack

Review: Rapala CountDown Backpack

I wanted a backpack that looked chic, was of good quality and, above all, was very practical.

When and Why To Change Hooks

When and Why To Change Hooks
Anglers all over the world are concerned about not only hooking the fish and landing them. They are mostly concerned about two things – if the stock hooks of the lures will hold the fish and if they last long.

Rapala Twitchin’ Rap® – Tested and Approved by Nellfors

Rapala Twitchin’ Rap® – Tested and Approved by Nellfors
I got excited to hit the waters when I received the news about the new Twitchin’ Rap. As a competition angler I was already convinced that the newcomer would be spot on at upcoming competitions.

Rock Your Rap-V Blade

Rock Your Rap-V Blade
The Rapala Rap-V Blade is a high-quality combination of metal and plastic that will make your fishing fun and easy. It is a true multi target species lure and allows you to fish it in different ways

The Rapala RCD Compact Floating Aerator

The Rapala RCD Compact Floating Aerator
The modern design without annoying cables, automatic commissioning and integrated battery compartment make this handy thing an irreplaceable part of the bait fish angling.

Arts & Crafts With Fishing Lures

Arts & Crafts With Fishing Lures
Something I highly value and recommend is combining family-time and fishing and my 6-year-old daughter is already crazy about fishing. Even if she can’t come to the heaviest trips with long hours, I try to take her with me as...

Keep your tools in order

Keep your tools in order
As we all know, good tools in the form of pliers, scales and other things are important for all of us fishing. They are especially important when you want to put the fish back in the water as quickly and gently as possible.

Rapala’s New BX Big Brat Ready for Off-Road Crankin’

Rapala’s New BX Big Brat Ready for Off-Road Crankin’
Like a four-wheel drive, Rapala®’s new BX™ Big Brat square-bill will run over and through practically anything in its mission to bring the biggest bass into your boat.

5 Ways to Maintain Your Fishing Spirit During Isolation

5 Ways to Maintain Your Fishing Spirit During Isolation
The sounding radio is hard to ignore. Everywhere I go, every newspaper and radio station are pretty much echoing the same depressing news. The world is in a pandemic situation that we’ve never experienced in modern time.

The lure that stands the test of time

The lure that stands the test of time
Ponder this for a moment: There are anglers today – some of the top pros in the country – who weren’t born when Rapala® introduced a fishing lure that would revolutionize modern fishing.

Looking for gold in La Zona

Looking for gold in La Zona
We have been traveling in the Rio Uruguay river in Argentina for a few days and successfully searched and found various exotic fish such as Pacu, Piranha and Traira

Gear Up For The Ice With Rapala

Gear Up For The Ice With Rapala
When lakes are frozen and the cold, dark mornings start with a crackling fire on the ice, that’s when you know the ice fishing season has started

Winter Lure Maintenance

Winter Lure Maintenance
This is my winter routine of how to keep my precious pike lures strong and healthy so they can keep fighting for me.

A Sharp Hook Catches More Fish

A Sharp Hook Catches More Fish
After years of fishing, I’ve come to a point where I’m putting a lot of focus and engagement on those pointy, lazer sharp, coated pieces of steel attached to your fishing lures.

Gift Ideas For the Gifted Angler

Gift Ideas For the Gifted Angler
Holiday season is here, and we have put together some gift ideas for the gifted angler. It’s hard to go wrong with some fish-catching lures, well-engineered tools or good-looking accessories.

Tuning the X-Rap Twitchin' Mullet

Tuning the X-Rap Twitchin' Mullet
Modify the Mullet to a Great Freshwater Twitch Bait

Trolling For Cod in the Baltic Sea

Trolling For Cod in the Baltic Sea
Only ten minutes after the baits were set, the ratchet of my multiplier reel screamed...

When a Summer Angler goes Ice fishing!

When a Summer Angler goes Ice fishing!
Day after day and hour after hour, last year offered some amazing moments on the waters. With a backpack full of memories, I’m thinking back to the times with heavy rain and hard winds.

Replacing treble hooks with single hooks

Replacing treble hooks with single hooks
Are you a dedicated angler? The one that continuously seeks perfection and solutions? Are you always asking questions about how to take your fishing passion to the next level?

Rapala´s Tools For Boat Anglers

Rapala´s Tools For Boat Anglers
In this article, Jonatan Nellfors will walk you through some of his most essential tools. Whether you are fishing from a boat or from shore, these will come in handy.

Gift Ideas For the Gifted Angler

Gift Ideas For the Gifted Angler
Holiday season is here, and we have put together some gift ideas for the gifted angler. It’s hard to go wrong with some fish-catching lures, well-engineered tools or good-looking accessories.

Rapala X-Rap Magnum Xtreme 160 – First Impressions

Rapala X-Rap Magnum Xtreme 160 – First Impressions
I had the privilege of testing the new Rapala X-Rap Magnum Xtreme 160 lures. I must say, that I am very excited with this new development from Rapala!

Which One Is My Favourite Rapala?

Which One Is My Favourite Rapala?
Well I am often asked which of my Rapala lures are my favourite ones to use and it’s a question I can never answer or put a name to it as there’s so many I travel with at all times. So to break it down it probably would resol...

Tackle Talk: Micro Jigging in East London, South Africa

Tackle Talk: Micro Jigging in East London, South Africa
Micro Jigging is a growing angling technique for deep sea anglers in the East London area. Your success with micro jigging depends on how you set up your jigs, the rigs you use and your technique of jigging.

Big Lures for the Biggest Encounters

Big Lures for the Biggest Encounters
There’s few fishing experiences as exciting as the sound of a screaming drag disrupting the silence around you; or the visual explosion of a top water strike as a hungry predator unexpectedly crashes your popper as it comes t...

The Art of Trolling Rapala X-Raps and X-Rap Magnums

The Art of Trolling Rapala X-Raps and X-Rap Magnums
Rapala X-Raps have been a long time favourite of mine, and long before I was trolling feathers or konas (skirted lures) I was trolling Rapalas. Nowadays I only troll X-Raps offshore which are ideal for this situation.