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Long-term Storage of Gulp and Isome Bait and Lures

Long-term Storage of Gulp and Isome Bait and Lures

Bio lures or baits such as Berkley Gulp or Marukyu Isome are impregnated with combinations of amino acids that trigger a feeding response in fish. The manufacturers state that these amino acids are present in the baits in concentrations five to six times the quantities found in natural baits.

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Shimano Tyrnos 10 Strip Down Maintenance

Shimano Tyrnos 10 Strip Down Maintenance

No matter what level of quality of a reel attains sooner or later some problems will occur, even with regular maintenance. Here Des Westmore strips a Shimano Tyrnos 10 to fix a couple of regular problems which crop up as a result of frequent usage in a saltwater environment.  

Although this article relates to the Tyrnos the problems featured also affect reels from other manufacturers.

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Hair Rigged Hard Back Crab for Smoothies

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 the carp angler's hair rig.

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Reel Tips - Post Trip Basics

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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Black Squid Bait

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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Bloodworm Squid Teaser

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 be applied of adapted for use in home waters.
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