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Angling Trust slams EU bass shambles as anything but “A Fair Deal”

Following the government’s failure at this week’s European Fisheries Council meeting to secure an agreement on threatened bass stocks, the Angling Trust has stepped up its campaign for urgent unilateral action to protect bass stocks in UK waters

Fancy winning £1,000 of fishing tackle?

Fancy winning a grands worth of fishing gear? Angling Direct, one of the largest fishing tackle shops in the UK is offering each of their customers the chance to win a whopping £1,000 in free fishing tackle as a festive treat!

Call of the cuckoo ray

Mike Thrussell heads to the Donegal in the North West of Ireland in search of more species to add to his ever growing tally, can he add species number 110?

Shore fishing for ballan wrasse

We look at the tackle, techniques and baits needed to target ballan wrasse from the shore.

Shore fishing for rough ground bass

WSF looks at how at fishing for rough ground bass, including technique, tackle and baits.

Shore fishing for surf bass

WSF looks at some of the techniques to fish for surf bass.

Rosslare Small Boats Festival 2014 – Part 3

In this final part of our look at the 2014 Rosslare Small Boats Festival, Mike Thrussell Jnr looks back over days three and four and the world famous Rosslare Presentation Night…

Rosslare Small Boats Festival 2014 – Part 2

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…

Rosslare Small Boats Festival 2014 – part 1

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.

How to build a shore ballan wrasse rig

WSF takes a step by step look at how to build a shore ballan wrasse rig.

How to build a rough ground bass rig

WSF takes a step by step look at how to build a rough ground bass rig.

How to build a surf bass rig

WSF takes a look at how to build a surf bass rig.

Sea fishing for cod from the beach – quest part 5

The start of November means it’s that time of year again as Chris Collins and the From The Waters Edge team head back to Alderburgh Town Beach in Suffolk in search of codling from the beach.

Ugly Stik Tour: Mersey Cod Fishing

The Ugly Stik tour moves to the famous city of Liverpool in search of Mersey cod aboard Jensen, skippered by Tony Parry. This video focuses on the fishing as well as hints, tips and tactics for boat cod fishing in this famous estuary.

Sizewell beach sole fishing

Chris Collins takes the From the Waters Edge cameras down to Sizewell Beach, Suffolk in sole fishing.

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Baiting up a large snake launce

Kevin Legge holder of the British Tope record demonstrates how he baits up with top big fish bait, snake launce.

How to make a peeler crab bass bait

A step by step guide to creating a peeler crab bass bait.

How to bait up with shore crab for smoothhound

A step by step guide on how to prepare shore crab for smoothhound fishing.

Fitting out for saltwater fly 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 fishing with stick lures

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.

Using plugs for night fishing

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.

Shakespeare Salt Beach Shelter

It’s blue and bold but is it any good? WSF casts an eye over the striking Shakespeare Salt Beach Shelter.

Ugly Stik GX2 Boat Rod Review

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.

Fladen Maxximus Nano Plus 2.7m 30-80g spin

We take a look at the Fladen Maxximus Nano Plus spinning rod – a lightweight, powerful general purpose spinning rod.

Get your kicks jig fishing – part 1

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.

Fish feeding factors

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.

Catching big fish when rough ground fishing

South West contributor, Wayne Thomas reveals the basics for catching big fish from rough ground marks.

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