Uptiding is no black art and should hold no fears for those who haven't done it before. Holyhead charter skipper, Gethyn Owen knows and understands the benefits of being able to cast a baited rig away from the boat and getting it to stick in the tide only too well. He explains this simple technique and the required tackle here.
Metallic-looking monsters with gobs large enough to swallow footballs are England international shore angler, Paul Stevens' deepest fishing obsession. We are talking tarpon. A recent family holiday to Florida provided a well engineered opportunity to get afloat with a top fishing guide and finally lock horns with a spectacular silver force of nature.
Sussex angler Neil Pead is a bass fishing fanatic whose particular addiction is casting plugs from the multitude of marks around his home. Plugging tackle and the method basics are simple as Neil explains.
England international shore angler Heather Lindfield has just returned from the World Shore Championships in Montenegro where the ladies turned in a fantastic silver medal winning performance. The beaches were tough to crack but hard work and unbreakable team spirit saw England's women come good. Here's Heather's story of the championships...