Texas Tackle has introduced a new, heavy-duty version of its popular split-ring pliers. The rugged pliers are made of stainless steel and feature bright, non-slip grips. The jaw design makes it easy to open even the largest salt water split rings and provides a sure grip for twisting them on or off the lure eye. Retail price is $16.95. Texas Tackle, Richardson, TX; (800) 437-3521; www.texastackle.com.