The Saltwater Fishing Blog

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Dec 01, 2015

Saltwater Fishing Spoons Get Best Results When Set Deep and Trolled Slow

Of all trolling lures, saltwater fishing spoons are the most robust and will resist all attempts by toothy predators to destroy them. So its well worthing having a few proven ones aboard

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Nov 29, 2015

Saltwater Fishing Techniques for Shore Anglers, Boat Anglers and Yachtsmen

These saltwater fishing techniques catch fish. Trolling, jigging, drift fishing, bottom fishing, surf casting. They are all explained here, in detail

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Nov 29, 2015

Saltwater Fishing Plugs Must Be Attractive To The Fish, Not Just To The Angler!

Saltwater fishing plugs are eminently collectable, but be warned! Some are designed to catch the fisherman's attention first and the fish's a distant second, so choose with care

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Nov 28, 2015

Fishing Rod Action – What Is It, How Do You Measure It, and Does It Matter?

Fishing rod action is often described as being 'fast', 'moderate', 'medium' or 'slow' and sometimes 'with a lot of power in the lower sections'. But what does it all mean?

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Nov 27, 2015

A Fishing Line Comparison Table for Mono, Fluorocarbon and Braid Lines

Ever wanted a fishing line comparison chart which sets out all the benefitss and disadvantages of these popular line types clearly and objectively? Here’s a table that does just that

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Nov 27, 2015

Fishing Leaders - Just Why, When and How Should They Be Used?

Everything you need to know about fishing leaders; shock leaders, tapered leaders, wind-on leaders, fluorocarbon leaders, low-stretch leaders and wire leaders

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Nov 27, 2015

Fishing Hook Sizes from 32 to 20/0 – Making Sense Of The Numbers

How can a size 6 fish hook be smaller than a size 2, and a 6/0 larger than a 2/0? But there is a system of Fishing Hook Sizes, and this is how it works

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Nov 10, 2015

Ever Wondered How to Use A Downrigger More Efficiently? Here’s How It’s Done

Fact: If you follow this great advice on how to use a downrigger setup in a slightly different way you will catch more fish – Guaranteed!

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Sep 25, 2015

10 Top Fishing Gear Tips to Save You Money and Help You Catch More Fish!

Do you spend a heap of cash on your saltwater fishing equipment? These fishing gear tips will show you how to get the most out of it, and pay less for it in future

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Sep 25, 2015

Saltwater Fishing Books and DVDs Like These Are A Rich Source Of Information

These saltwater fishing books and DVDs deserve a place on any sea angler’s book shelf, or increasingly these days, on his computer, tablet, mobile phone or e-reader device

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Sep 24, 2015

Fishing Boat Trailers; What To Look For And What To Avoid

It sounds obvious, but fishing boat trailers must be matched to the boat, and many aren't. It is vital that they are not overloaded and that the weight is properly distributed

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Sep 24, 2015

Fishing Boat Motors - What are the Options?

There are three primary types of fishing boat motors; inboard installations, outboard motors and stern drives. Each one has its benefits - and downsides too…

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Sep 24, 2015

Fishing Boat Anchors Are Designed For A Range Of Seabed Conditions

Although makers of fishing boat anchors may tell you that their design is superior to all others, you can’t really expect one that’s optimised for mud and sand to hold well in rock and kelp

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Sep 24, 2015

Drift Fishing Covers More Ground and Can Catch More Fish as a Result

In reasonable sea conditions - not too much wind or tide - drift fishing can be a very effective way of catching both bottom feeding and midwater fish

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Sep 24, 2015

How Downrigger Planers Work And Just How Deep Can They Get Your Lure Down?

The performance of downrigger planers is largely dependent on the size of the planer, the speed of the tow and the length, weight and diameter of the downrigger line

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Recent Articles

  1. Saltwater Fishing Spoons Get Best Results When Set Deep and Trolled Slow

    Dec 01, 15 07:03 AM

    Of all trolling lures, saltwater fishing spoons are the most robust and will resist all attempts by toothy predators to destroy them. So its well worthing having a few proven ones aboard

    Read More

  2. Saltwater Fishing Techniques for Shore Anglers, Boat Anglers and Yachtsmen

    Nov 29, 15 05:27 AM

    These saltwater fishing techniques catch fish. Trolling, jigging, drift fishing, bottom fishing, surf casting. They are all explained here, in detail

    Read More

  3. Saltwater Fishing Plugs Must Be Attractive To The Fish, Not Just To The Angler!

    Nov 29, 15 04:05 AM

    Saltwater fishing plugs are eminently collectable, but be warned! Some are designed to catch the fisherman's attention first and the fish's a distant second, so choose with care

    Read More