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Jun 13, 2018

Rig A Daisy Chain To Bring Hungry Fish To Your Trolling Lures

A daisy chain is simply a string of teasers rigged line-astern of your trolling lure. But how is it that these decoys can make such a difference to your catch rate?

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Jun 13, 2018

10 Top Kayak Fishing Tips that All Yakkers Should Know!

Kayak anglers can get to fishing marks that are off limits to shore anglers and boat anglers. With these kayak fishing tips you will extend your fishing advantage further still

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Jun 09, 2018

These Modern Surf Casting Rods Really Do Go The Distance!

The ability to cast a baited rig a very long way is the primary function of Surf Casting Rods, and these extra-long but very light and strong hi-tech versions will do just that.

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Jun 09, 2018

Bait Rigging A Sprat Correctly For Offshore Trolling

When bait rigging a fish for your trolling line, the golden rule is that it should wriggle, but must not spin. If you follow these instructions it will behave perfectly

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Jun 09, 2018

Vital Jig Fishing Tips That You Really Cannot Afford To Miss!

Essential jig fishing tips to help you select the right lure for successful jig fishing, together with the techniques required to get the most out of your jig fishing outfit

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Jun 09, 2018

Fishing With Squid Jigs Can Get You Cuttlefish and Octopus Too

No-one catches squid for sport, but from a culinary point of view they’re well worth the effort. To fish for them successfully, your squid jigs need to have these features

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Jun 09, 2018

Fishing With Plastic Squid Lures? Don’t Rig Them The Wrong Way!

Make sure you rig your plastic squid lures (or 'Muppets' in the UK) so that they cannot slide into the bend of the hook and end up looking like a shapeless lump. Here's how to rig them correctly

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Jun 09, 2018

Bucktail Jigs - The Most Versatile Lures In Your Tackle Box, Bar None!

Nothing but a few bucktail jigs in your lure box? No problem, if you were to be limited to just one lure for all your saltwater fishing trips, this would be the one to have

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Jun 09, 2018

Circle Hooks Look Like They're Not Intended To Catch Anything At All!

The main feature of circle hooks is their inward-angled point. This makes them the hooks of choice for Catch-and-Release programmes and ideal for use with the drop-back trolling technique

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Jun 09, 2018

Rigging Trolling Lures; The Details That Make the Difference

Rigging trolling lures for saltwater fishing is a straightforward affair, providing you follow a few vital rules. Hook shape and size is clearly important - but there's rather more to it than that

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Jun 09, 2018

How to Go Jig Fishing from an Anchored or Drifting Boat

There's a lot more to jig fishing than jigging your lure up and down until you catch a fish or your arms drop off. It's all about technique, tackle and location

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Jun 08, 2018

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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Jun 08, 2018

Saltwater Fishing Spoons Get Best Results When Set Deep & 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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Jun 08, 2018

Which Types of Fishing Hooks Should We Have in Our Tackle Boxes?

The types of fishing hooks that we have to choose from include J hooks, C hooks (circle hooks) and Z hooks, along with doubles and trebles. Here’s how they should be used to best effect

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Jun 07, 2018

Today’s Salt Water Fishing Lures Can Be Just As Good As Live Bait

Just a thought, but wouldn't your time be better spent catching good fish with salt water fishing lures, than messing around trying to collect your own bait?

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Recent Articles

  1. Rig A Daisy Chain To Bring Hungry Fish To Your Trolling Lures

    Jun 13, 18 08:02 AM

    A daisy chain is simply a string of teasers rigged line-astern of your trolling lure. But how is it that these decoys can make such a difference to your catch rate?

    Read More

  2. 10 Top Kayak Fishing Tips that All Yakkers Should Know!

    Jun 13, 18 02:57 AM

    Kayak anglers can get to fishing marks that are off limits to shore anglers and boat anglers. With these kayak fishing tips you will extend your fishing advantage further still

    Read More

  3. These Modern Surf Casting Rods Really Do Go The Distance!

    Jun 09, 18 01:04 PM

    The ability to cast a baited rig a very long way is the primary function of Surf Casting Rods, and these extra-long but very light and strong hi-tech versions will do just that.

    Read More