Top Fishing Equipment Brands
Smithwick Associates list the top fishing brands and products anglers purchased most frequently in 2014. The list was compiled from 15,685 internet-based surveys completed by AnglerSurvey.com panelist.

• Top rod brand: Shakespeare (Ugly Stik, Sturdy Stik, etc.)
• Top reel brand: Shimano
• Top combo brand: Shakespeare
• Top fishing line brand: PowerPro
• Top hard bait brand: Rapala
• Top spinner bait brand: Strike King
• Top jig brand: Strike King
• Top sinker brand: Eagle Claw
• Top swivel brand: Eagle Claw
• Top leader brand: Seaguar
• Top fly line brand: Rio
• Top fly leader brand: Rio
• Top tippets brand: Rio
• Top ice reel brand: Abu Garcia
• Top ice rod brand: HT
• Top ice combo brand: Frabill
• Top ice tip ups: Frabill
• Top wader brand: Orvis
• Top clothing brand: Columbia
• Top raingear brand: Frogg Toggs
• Top landing net brand: Frabill
• Top bait bucket/aerator brand: Frabill
• Top fishing knife brand: Rapala
• Top fish scale brand: Berkley
• Top trolling motor brand: Minn Kota