Sometimes in life you get opportunities you simply cannot pass up on. James Wigglesworth embarked on a trip to Guinea Bissau to target of giant, untameable tarpon.
The bloodworm is a relative of the lugworm found in Europe, it is widely used as a bait for shore fishing in South Africa. Here Dean Dickinson details how he has adapted the pennel rig to trap the bloodworm on a twin hook rig and ensure that it is neatly presented to the fish.
Reports of the diverse and spectacular fishing from Guinea-Bissau’s island archipelago are legendary. Mark Nightingale first looked at options back in 2008 but deferred the trip due to the difficult journey and suitable accommodation for the family.
Young Daniel Dickinson is following hard on father Dean’s heels as he terrorises the beaches of South Africa exhibiting his angling skills.
Daniel Dickinson, aged 10, lands a 59kg Ragged tooth shark at Van Der Riets outside Port Elizabeth in South Africa using a Shimano Exage 10ft surf rod 50lb braid and a Shimano Stradic 8000 using a mullet as bait.
Drop shotting SA style, strictly speaking not what we in the UK know as drop shotting but excellent light lure fishing from the boat.
Hooked up with Shaun Reid are videos that will capture the heart, fun and excitement of fishing in Southern Africa our travels take us into tropical waters of Mozambique and into the shark infested waters of the Cape.
Highlights package of the action during past Rock And Surf Super Pro League events in South Africa. Worth watching to see 7 year old Daniel land an 84kg ragged tooth shark.
7 year old Daniel Dickinson fighting a Ragged Tooth Shark (male) of 84kg from a South African beach. It took him 30 minutes to land and was using a Fin-Nor Offshore Spinning reel.
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