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Understanding Cocktail Baits

Properly presented combination or ‘cocktail’ baits catch fish… lots of fish. Here Steve Walker talks about some of his favourite bait unions, and passes on great advice that will help you catch more.

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How to make your own jellyworms, twin-tails and shads

Everything is easy when you know how, and making superb custom finished plastic jellyworms and twin-tail lures are no exceptions. Here Chris Tonberg identifies the materials required and shows you how it's done.

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Making a spreader boom

While it’s possible to purchase spreader booms from retail outlets these tend to be either fixed width or made from fine wire. Where a substantial boom is required for hefty species such as cod, ling or conger the DIY route is the way to go. Norrie Southam explains how to go about producing this effective terminal tackle which fit neatly into your tackle box.

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Sea Anemone Baits

Not all baits are easy or cheap to obtain particularly in winter. Lugworm, squid and peeler crab are supreme cod baits, but are we blind to other easier options? In this bait special Steve Walker discusses the merits of sea anemones as bait for cod and other fish.

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Pennel rigging an Armamesh bait

Previously Steve Akeroyd of Fox International showed how to use Armamesh to create a compact and effective sea fishing bait. Now Steve explains how to present that hook-bait correctly.

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How to make an Armamesh bait

Keeping soft baits on hooks is an age old problem for sea anglers that standard bait elastic can't always solve. Armamesh from Fox International is a is a meshing material that binds and supports soft baits and even minced fish superbly. Keen sea angler Steve Akeroyd demonstrates in easy to follow steps exactly how to use the Armamesh system to make serviceable sea baits.

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


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