Abel Fish Pattern Pliers


If you target marlin, striped bass or anything in between, Abel makes fishing tools to match your catch. Fish-pattern pliers come in 6.5-inch ($235) and 5.5-inch versions ($225) and will make more than 1,000 cuts of 80-pound wire without dulling. Anodized knives ($250) are made of high-carbon stainless steel and are engineered for one-handed use. Pliers and knives come in dorado (shown), redfish, wahoo, striped bass, marlin and roosterfish finishes. Sets with a sheath start at $515. Abel Quality Products; (805) 484-8789; www.abelreels.com.