Rod/Reel Servicing

Helping Take Care Of Your Tackle

Don't wait till the bail arm falls off your reel, the gears grind to a halt or the line parts when playing that once in a life time fish!

  • Reels used regularly should be serviced annually

  • Broken rod tips and guides are easily fixed

  • Sun & salt exposure weakens nylon fishing line - replace it annually

Just drop your rod or reel into your closest store and we will service/repair it for you.  All major reel brands are  serviced or  repaired. All reels are completely stripped and inspected for wear, lubricated and reassembled. Should any part need replacing you will be consulted prior to replacement parts being sourced. We recommend our you allow a one week turnaround timeframe so plan ahead. 

Line Respooling - It's not just a matter of tying the end of the line to the spool and winding new line on! We have electronic line winding machines to ensure line is laid down at an even tension. We also carry a great selection of braids, monofilament and non-IGFA lines in store to suit all budgets and applications. As a number of these lines are available from large capacity bulk spools you only pay for what goes on your reel.

Looking After Your Tackle - The guides on your rods must be checked and kept free of any abrasive areas. Pull a strip of pantyhose (we recommend you use an old pair!) through the rod guides to check for snags, or a cotton tipped swab. Saltwater will wreak havoc with roller guides. Inspect them before and after each trip. When trolling, make sure the line is not wrapped around a guide.

Never hose a reel down, a damp rag is the way to go here! Reels should be sprayed with Tackle Guard or Inox and wiped dry with a soft cloth and stored in a sock or reel bag. These products are are Nylon safe which means you can spray nylons, braids and rubbers without worrying about damage. They are also are designed to clean, lubricate, drive out moisture, prevent corrosion and protect tackle even through periods of storage.

Lastly don't forget to back off the reel drags when they are not in use as this prevents the drags from being compressed and loosing their efficiency.