Competition Progression Within the SFSA

Competitive angling is one branch of sea angling which as a federation we try to encourage. Healthy competition is good for the growth and development of the sport providing opportunities for …
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Mermaids All At Sea

Former Caithness Sea Angling Association secretary Gayle Terrace takes a wander down memory lane as she recalls the day that the gauntlet was thrown down in the battle of the sexes. …
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England Tops in the Western Isles

The SALC Home Internationals Boat Championships are an annual boat competition fished between Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales for the right to be named the Home International Boat Champions. The event …
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Beara Shore Angling 2013

2013 was the strangest fishing year we have had since moving to Dromagowlane House on the Beara Penisula ten years ago. The season started normal enough with Shaun and the guys …
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Artico X Power boat rod

Steve Souter fishes with the multi-tip Artico X Power and reveals exactly what this thoroughbred boat rod will do.
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Steve Souter tested the eye-catching Akios Orion 100LD boat reel and was impressed by the underlying power which isn't obvious at a glance.
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Savage Gear Fight Belt

Steve Souter has no liking for cheap and nasty butt pads for big fish work, but the Fight Belt from Savage Gear is a rather different animal.
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Daiwa Saltiga 2 Speed Lever Drag Reel

Accomplished boat angler Scott Gibson mixes it with some gruelling and fantastic fish to test the Daiwa Saltiga 40 2 Speed boat reel.
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Hair Rigged Hard Back Crab for Smoothies

Graeme Moon from Eastbourne had a great season on the smoothhounds last year. Of his 30 hounds from a local pier 25 fell to hardback crab fished on a version of …
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Reel Tips - Post Trip Basics

Dave Lynes of the Reel Service Centre explains why simple steps can make all the difference and protect your reel.
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Split the squid and remove the guts set them aside in the bait box, cut 4 to 6 thin strips of squid. Lightly bash the squid with your steak hammer until tender but still firm.

Black Squid Bait

In the second of his bait preparation series Dean Dickinson explains how he prepares black squid baits for sharks, rays and other species.
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The baits ready for prep

Bloodworm Squid Teaser

One of the great things about the internet is using the search facilities to roam the virtual sea angling world. There are many tricks, tips and techniques out there which can …
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Ted Tuckerman's Devon Report


Information about common saltwater species including identification, habitat, bait and tackle methods.


cascade rig
Detailed rig drawings and how to tie them.

Tide Tables

tide tables
Planet Sea Fishing hosts tide tables for over 300 UK and Ireland ports. They are available for the full year in Adobe pdf format.
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Starting Out

New to sea angling? Then this instructional channel is the one for you. Starting from the basics with rods and reels Planet Sea Fishing ease you into the sport.
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PSF hosts over 7000 schematics and manual for reels, outboard motors and marine electronics. Head over here to download the pdf to suit your needs.
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