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Saltwater flies: Sandeel

Saltwater flies: Sandeel

Predator fly angler, bass fanatic and lure tying expert Dave Lindsay begins a saltwater lure tying series on PSF. Over the coming months he will identify and discuss some deadly patterns before demonstrating exactly how to make them. He begins with how to tie a highly effective sandeel fly which is deadly for bass, pollack and mackerel among others.
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Joining Mono To Braid With The Albright Knot

Joining Mono To Braid With The Albright Knot

How to attach a mono leader to a braided main line? Another of those questions that arises time and time again. Neil Mackellow tried all manner of different connections before settling on the reliable Albright knot which he demonstrates in this tutorial.

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How To Tie The Snell Knot

How To Tie The Snell Knot

In the latest of his nifty knot tutorials Neil Mackellow looks at uses for the Snell knot, before carefully guiding us through a set of easy steps to forming this superb hook-to-mono connection.

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How To Tie The Spider Hitch Knot

How To Tie The Spider Hitch Knot

Knot-tying buff Neil Mackellow insists that every angler should have at least one tidy 'power' knot up their sleeve, and cites the tough spider hitch as a winner. Anyone can tie this handy knot in just a few seconds and Big Mac shows you how in simple easy-to-follow-steps.

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How to make bristle boom rigs

How to make bristle boom rigs

Bristle or Matchstick booms, as they are also known, provide an excellent means of keeping multi-hook, light line beach and boat rigs tangle free says Dave Proudfoot. Here he reveals the rig-building tricks necessary to make the most of these handy lengths of inexpensive plastic.
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How To Tie The Leader Knot

How To Tie The Leader Knot

"How do I tie a basic shore fishing leader knot?" is one of the most common questions that former World Champion caster Neil Mackellow is asked. Follow Neil's simple step-by-step instructions and it is a question that you'll never need to ask again.

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