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Plano Guide Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 268 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Guide - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the Plano Guide a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (67%)
Good (18%)
Average (7%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (2%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Plano Guide:

Reviewers like these things about the Plano Guide

  • Some users described it as a great tackle bag which holds a lot of tackle trays.
  • Others love how the side pockets can hold a spool of Big Game mono and a jar of power bait in a side pocket.
  • Some fisherman like the back section with the rubber netting material with draw strings that can be tightened and is a good place to throw in some misc items.
  • Many users noticed that this tackle bag has a spot for everything.
  • Others said the rubber bumpers on the bottom are a nice touch.
  • A number of users highly recommended this to anyone who often fish out of a canoe or kayak.
  • Many owners find it compact, extremely well suited to organize fishing equipment.
  • SOme users are convinced that this Hheavy duty bag is built to last years of use and even some abuse.
  • Many fisherman are impressed with how it effectively holds all their lures for salt and freshwater fishing with enough room to stuff a slim bottle of sunscreen and a flat boonie hat inside the big pocket.
  • Others like how the front pocket holds usefull items such as line clippers, steel leader, etc.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user said the only negative he have found is that it does not seem to have any place for spinner baits.
  • Others are disappointed when the plastic clasp broke too soon.


Crowdsourced specs across all Plano Guide models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight10 oz (4.5 kg)
Length iconLength12-14 in (30-36 cm)
Width13-17 in (33-43 cm)
Height12-14 in (30-36 cm)

Popular Models

Plano Guide 3700

100% choose the Plano Guide 3700

100 %

Weight iconWeight10 oz (4.5 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Plano Guide features:
  • Side pockets

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


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Last updated on July 04, 2019