There are a bewildering array of hook designs available on the market with manufacturers from Europe to the Far East producing constantly changing ranges. Gone are the days when there were three or four main patterns available to the sea angler. In this article we take a look at the terms which are common to all hook producers to clarify just what they mean in their adverts and on retail websites.
The waters around the Channel Island of Jersey are well known for the terrific variety of species available to boat anglers. Daniel Ferguson relates a typical early season day afloat off the south west coast of the island as water temperatures start to warm up.
Reports of the diverse and spectacular fishing from Guinea-Bissau’s island archipelago are legendary. Mark Nightingale first looked at options back in 2008 but deferred the trip due to the difficult journey and suitable accommodation for the family.
It was in early June last year, having spent 4 months trying to move house, that Steve Parker looked at his wife, Karan and said "You know what, I like this house so let's go on holiday instead". A quick internet search produced a two week Easter break at the family's favourite hotel, the Iberostar Quetzal in Mexico for less money than they paid in 2010, they booked that afternoon through Thomas Cook.