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Questions and Answers About Rods and Reels
Jose answers some questions about rods and reels.
Shimano Butterfly Jigs
Jose answers a viewer's question with some tips on catching grouper on Butterfly Jigs.
Braided Lines
Jose answers viewer's questions about using braided lines.
Rigging a Fly Rod - Start to Finish
Using Power Pro Hollow Ace Braid for backing these days, so I like to wrap a layer of electrical tape on the core of the fly reel. Since the line is so "slippery" the tape gives the braid something to "grab" on to.
Fishing Cosmoledo with Frontier Fly Fishing
What do you do when you get a call from a couple of guys from South Africa who say they want to take you on an expedition to some of the most remote atolls in the Seychelles Island chain. You reply "when, where, yes please!"
Good Friends and Fishing Memories
by Christian Goodpaster

As the Action-Craft skiff begins to come on plane across the greenish tinted water, I am thankful I have been blessed for another day of life. Today isn't just another day, today I'm fishing and filming with Jose Wejebe in the Florida Keys. Our quarry; fish and reflections of the past and present. A celebration of the "bro's!"


Remembering Jose
Sharing a few stories of how Jose touched the lives of others through his good will and love of the ocean and fishing.
Deep jigging with Shimano Butterfly Jigs
Deep jigging has always been a very productive way of catching fish all up and down the water column. Traditionally most of that has been done with a large heavy bucktail or nylon jig. The jig is dropped to the bottom and then retrieved to the surface.
Multi-Purpose Fly Fishing Outfit
Jose answers questions on multi purpose Fly Fishing Outfits.
G Loomis NRX Fly Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Review
Jose Wejebe shares his impressions of the new G Loomis NRX Fly Rods featuring Nano Resin technology.
NEW Shimano Thunnus Spinning Reel

Many of you have questions about Shimano’s new Thunnus spinning reel.  What’s different about it and what makes it better than the old one?   Simply stated it is BAD ASS... But for those of you that want the skinny, here are a few key differences and the spec sheet that I got from Shimano.   


Reel Life Adventures Dominican Republic
Reel Life Adventures is a group of guys who go into an impoverished area and take on various humanitarian projects. In this case we joined them in the Dominican Republic to provide aid, supplies and labor to help the Dominican and Haitian orphans and impoverished people of Puerto Plata. It was nothing short of an incredible trip and we received far more than we gave.

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Shimano Thunnus series Spinning Reels and Terez rods
The new Shimano Thunnus series of spinning reels have been redesigned with many new design features to help make the reel lighter and better suited for braided line. New Dartanium 2 drags, Propulsion Line Management System, and a redesigned Propulsion Spool Lip are a few of the new key features. Check out some photos we took while testing the new Shimano Thunnus Spinning Reels.

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Reel Life Adventures Humanitarian trip to Domincan Republic
Reel Adventures is a humanitarian group put together by Michael O'Neal that dedicates itself to providing humanitarian aid to people in needy countries from the sport fishing community.

Shimano Thunnus New Spinning Reel
The new Shimano Thunnus spinning reel has been redesigned with many new features to help make the reel lighter and better suited for braided fishing line. Check out some photos we took while testing the new lightweight Thunnus Spinning Reel.

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Shimano Talica Lever Drag Reel
Jose Wejebe introduces the new Shimano Talica metal lever drag fishing reel with two interchangeable drag cams that allow you to fish heavy drags for fish such as grouper, amberjack, and dolphin with one cam, as well as the ability to fish the lighter drag settings associated with fish such as marlin, sailfish, kingfish, and wahoo.
Spooling A Reel With Braided Line
Jose Wejebe share tips on spooling a spinning reel with braided line.  
Shimano Terez Boat Rod Series
Jose Wejebe and Robby Gant introduce the new Shimano Terez series of fishing rods. The new Terez boat rod series is made with an ultra strong and lightweight TC4 material and features new high quality components such as tangle free Fuji guides and aluminum reel seats. With many different lengths and actions available, there is a Terez rod for catching anything from big bluefin tunas in the northeast to 200lbs striped marlin in the pacific.
Catching A Tarpon While Testing New Fishing Tackle
Tarpon mass in large schools when they come into Key West harbor. The numbers, size, and the fighting ability of the tarpon make them the perfect focus group to see if the gear is up to handling the heavy loads and drags imposed on rods and reels.
Rigging a Spinning Rod - Knots for Braid to Monofilament Leader Connections
Jose Wejebe demonstrates rigging a spinning rod for fishing the flats. A complete how-to from spooling the reel with braided line, to tying a knot for attaching a monofilament leader and hook to the braided line.


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