Ascension Island Shore Fishing yellowfin tuna
19 Aug 2012

Ascension Island Shore Fishing

Angling adrenaline junkie, Bruce McDonald visits the incredible location of Ascension Island in the South Atlantic Ocean where he successfully battles yellowfin tuna from the shore, and locks horns with a whole host of other tackle-testing species.

Pulpit rock wrasse Portland Bill tompot blennie
13 May 2012

Rocks, Wrasse and Heart Attacks

Steve Parker scrambles down to the iconic Pulpit rock on Portland Bill for an early tilt at the local wrasse population using light tackle tactics.

Sea Fishing in Wicklow beach
17 Mar 2012

Sea Fishing in Wicklow

We join Irish angler Ashley Haden as he outlines some of the excellent shore and boat fishing opportunities offered in the east coast county of Wicklow.

Ashley with two plaice from Beara rocks
06 Jun 2011

Beara Peninsula Magic

God bless close friend Georgina Lynch for marrying Beara Peninsula resident and artist Tim Goulding, because without cupid’s intervention I might never have discovered the wonderful sea fishing that this far flung south westerly outpost of Ireland has to offer.

Laurence Williamson with his monster Shetland puddle cod
15 Feb 2011

Shetland puddle monsters

Shore fishing around Shetland can be spectacular, but it remains a huge unknown as most local sea anglers take to the boats. Laurence Williamson, Mark Duncan and son Isaac fancied a spot of fishing at a little known sea loch,

tackle and bait for Kingsbridge flounders
05 Dec 2010

Tactics and venues for big winter flounder

The chase for specimen winter flounders is on and there’s nowhere better than the estuaries and creeks of South West England. Team Sakuma angler Alex McDonald is our man in the know and ideally placed to discuss venues and tactics.

iain Graham witha guitarfish in practce at Langabaan
22 Nov 2010

World Shore Angling Championships, South Africa

Fresh from the World Shore Championships, Iain Graham reports on some fantastic fishing, match tactics, the eventual winners and what might have been. This was the first time an African nation had hosted the CIPS World Shore Championships. Pre-event promises

the beach at the world championships Langebaan
28 Sep 2010

Preparing For The World Shore Angling Championships

With the 2010 World Shore Championships in South Africa just around the corner, Scotland team member, Iain Graham reveals the extent of his advance groundwork and the potential pitfalls of leaving match preparation to chance. Fail to prepare, prepare to

an Orkney shore pollack
30 Jul 2010

Orkney Opportunities

Welsh angler John Mason visits Orkney in the north of Scotland where he discovers a world of untapped fishing. About 395 million years ago what is now Northern Scotland lay close to the Equator. Low, rolling hills separated a series

the competitors at Home Nations Shore 2010 Fraserburgh
08 Jul 2010

Home Nations Shore 2010

Irish youth International Eric Gasparro reports on the the Home Nations international event held on the beaches of north east Scotland. The Home Nations event is one of the most prestigious competitions a UK or Irish shore angler can aspire