Dana Benner uses the Winter break down time to plot next season’s trips and importantly, to carry out his tackle maintenance.
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.
The recent gales have stirred angler’s interest as well as the seabed, with the cod hunters in particular desperate to get out and about on the beaches pulverized by the storm.
Size limits for anglers have long been a contentious issue and at times, the myriad different lists can be confusing.
One of the most widely used types of reel throughout the sea angling word, the fixed spool is a great reel for beginners and experts alike.
The multiplier reel gets its name because the spool which holds the line is geared to revolve several times for each single turn of the handle. One turn of the handle can rotate the line spool two to seven times depending upon the size and design of the gears.
Newcomers to sea angling can be bamboozled by the vast array of rods for shore or boat fishing. In this second article for beginners we explain the uses of the various general-purpose and more specialised rods on the market.
In the first of a series of articles written for newcomers to the sport Planet Sea Fishing explains the basics of the fishing rod.
Sea anglers lives are largely governed by the tides and a basic knowledge is essential. This five-minute guide explains why tidal movement occurs and how times and variances are predicted. Knowledge of tides is extremely important for the sea angler