Tackle week 2020: The best new fishing rods and reels for Canadian anglers


Best Technical Fishing Aid



Are you ready for this? Abu Garcia has unveiled the first-ever Bluetooth fishing rod so you can record details of your latest catch on your smartphone via the free ANGLR smartphone app. Just push a button on the rod butt to mark the precise waypoint of your catch, along with weather, water and lure details. No cell service is required. There are 10 spinning and baitcasting rods in the Virtual series, but you have to wonder, where do we go from here?

Learn more: Abu Garcia, (519) 750-0100; www.abugarcia.com