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- Tackling up
After years of foiled attempts, Mike Thrussell heads to Ireland to try and capture a Gilthead Bream to further add to his all time species list.
West Wales bass guide, Tim Harrison looks at the merits of catch and release fishing and argues a more modern approach to C&R is required.
Now and again a deal comes up that is too hard to miss […]
We look at the tackle, techniques and baits needed to target ballan wrasse from the shore.
WSF looks at how at fishing for rough ground bass, including technique, tackle and baits.
WSF looks at some of the techniques to fish for surf bass.
In the second part of our Rosslare Small Boats Festival 2014 feature, Mike Thrussell Jnr looks over days one and two for Team Sea Mistress…
Mike Thrussell Jnr starts a new three part series on the 29th Annual Rosslare Small Boats Festival, one of the longest running and most prestigious small boat angling festivals in Ireland.
Mike Thrussell Jnr heads to mid Norway to cover the inaugural Flatanger Shore Fishing Festival.
WSF takes a step by step look at how to build a shore ballan wrasse rig.
WSF takes a step by step look at how to build a rough ground bass rig.
WSF takes a look at how to build a surf bass rig.
Chris Collins takes the From the Waters Edge cameras down to Sizewell Beach, Suffolk in sole fishing.
Following on from their cod fishing adventure in Whitby, the Ugly Stik team and tour moves on to the South West and the productive port of Plymouth, home to Sea Angler 2, owned and skippered by Malc Jones. This time the team are in search of Blue Shark.
Welsh fly fishing expert Hywel Morgan teams up with our very own bass fishing expert and West Wales guide, Mathew Rickard with the intention of catching bass on the fly. But with the weather closing in did they manage to tempt one on the fly or did they have to resort to the lures before the weather and tide forced them in…
- Baiting up
Kevin Legge holder of the British Tope record demonstrates how he baits up with top big fish bait, snake launce.
A step by step guide to creating a peeler crab bass bait.
A step by step guide on how to prepare shore crab for smoothhound fishing.
Renowned saltwater fly angler Russell Symons takes a look at all the gear you need to get yourself fully kitted out ready to enjoy one of the most enjoyable and exciting forms of fishing in saltwater!
Night bass lure fishing expert, Keith White, continues his night lure series by looking at the best methods to fish with stick lures at night.
Night lure fishing expert, Keith White, follows on from his first article on night lure fishing with a look at how to use plugs during the night.
We take a look at the new breed of Shakespeare Ugly Stik, the GX2, to see if this latest generation of Ugly Stik boat rods live up to their famous heritage.
We take a look at the Fladen Maxximus Nano Plus spinning rod – a lightweight, powerful general purpose spinning rod.
WSF takes a look at a new book dedicated to shore fishing in Cardigan Bay written by local resident and angler John Mason.
Russell Symons starts a new series on WSF looking at jig fishing. An exciting form of boat fishing that is deadly for catching big fish over wrecks and fish holding features. In part one, Russell looks at some jigging tactics that work well in UK waters.
It’s not just marks and location that are important in the pursuit of fish, fish behaviour and circumstance also play a big part in when fish will feed, explains Wayne Thomas.
South West contributor, Wayne Thomas reveals the basics for catching big fish from rough ground marks.
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