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  1. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    I was wondering if any of you more experienced chaps could help me out on some tackle advice. I am looking to upgrade my beach gear from a shakespeare mustang beach caster to a 15ft Penn rampage II surf rod rated for 170-225g and a Penn surfblaster III 8000 reel. Will this combo be good for...
  2. South East Catch Reports
    So a quick catch report from Hastings, East Sussex. er.... Whiting i only had an hour or so to fish and as usual it was an ill prepared rushed session but the whiting were there in thier droves. Bait was Nice sticky black lug that seems to be making an apearance recently. This time of year can...
  3. General Sea Angling Discussion
    Hello I'm new to fishing and have no experience but have done some research and been to the tackle shop in Johnstone for some gear to get started. They were really helpful and set me up with some gear for going to the coast to fish at the beach and piers. I have a 10ft 10" rod I bought off...
  4. South West Catch Reports
    Hi all, I’ve just joined the forum and it’s very new to me, so please bear with me! I’m just enquiring as to good marks in and around Cornwall, ideally north and west coast? I’m from Lands End originally and used to fish Porthcurno a lot, always with great success. I’ve now moved to Kehelland...
  5. Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all. Iv just bought a new beachcaster and im gunna be doing some overnight beach fishing this week. Could anyone recommend the best places to fish? Iv heard the blast is good also seaham hall beach. I have 2 rods 1 beachcaster for 100+yards also 1 rod for 30-60 yards, im taking rotten bottom...
  6. Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all. Iv just bought a new beachcaster and im gunna be doing some overnight beach fishing this week. Could anyone recommend the best places to fish? Iv heard the blast is good also seaham hall beach. I have 2 rods 1 beachcaster for 100+yards also 1 rod for 30-60 yards, im taking rotten bottom...
  7. Shore Angling
    Just got me new beachcaster and shelter for a bit of overnight winter cod fishing. First venue: the blast at seaham. Iv heard its a good beach up there and its close to home. Any reports, catches, tips on what bait is best or just any general info would be appreciated cheers lads.
  8. Bait Discussion
    Hi there ive been looking about on carp fishing shops and come across this stuff. What im wondering is has anyone found something like this that takes between 15-30mins to dissolve as the stuff I have seen there only takes up to 45secs. I would like to use something similar to this instead of...
  9. Scotland Catch Reports
    Hi there I'm wondering if anyone here has much in the way of success with fishing west sands St Andrews or flatties or whatever else swims about there? cheers
  10. Rod Building
    Hi folks in the next month or two im going to attempt a rebuild on my pair of icon ms as a first rebuild project as they are a fairly cheap rod to start with, does anyone out there have a spacing guide detailing the diameter of the rings and spacings of the rings to help me along?? many thanks
  11. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi folks was considering buying some aluminum flat bar and a spare head to modify my tripod into a 4 rod tripod, do you think the tripod would still be stable with 4 rods....i would only be using the 4 rods on clean to mixed ground, 2 x flattie fanatics on the outside and 2 14ft beachcasters...
  12. South East Catch Reports
    Heres my video Catch report from 7th March - Hastings, East sussex Nice to get out , not the best of days just a whitting and flounder but better times ahead.filmed my self casting too and its clear a lot of improvement was needed.
  13. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi all I'm looking to buy a second hand clean ground rod, I quiet like the idea of the century tip tornado but it seems hard to get something like that second hand, what other rods are similar to this would everyone recommend me looking at? Cheers
  14. Reel Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, folks need to pick your minds here. got the above-mentioned reel here for my friend the bail arm assembly spins while the handle is being turned yet the spool doesn't move in and out as it should. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? it's not a problem to disassemble the spool its...
  15. Beginners and Improvers
    So I've never fished in the sea before, and am going beach casting in a few months and want to get setup properly before I go... I have a rod and reel (Penn Rampage II Surf 2018 and Penn Fierce II 8000 Live Liner) but the reel has no line and I need to know what to set it up. The kit I have is...
  16. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi all I'm currently using spiderwire code red on both my 7000cs, I kinda fancy trying some of the Berkley whiplash braids next...would you suggest sticking with the 0.40mm diameter or could I use a smaller diameter and still avoid bedding? Would be grateful for all your suggestions :)
  17. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi all I'm currently using spiderwire code red on both my 7000cs, I kinda fancy trying some of the Berkley whiplash braids next...would you suggest sticking with the 0.40mm diameter or could I use a smaller diameter and still avoid bedding? Would be grateful for all your suggestions :)
  18. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi all I'm currently using spiderwire code red on both my 7000cs, I kinda fancy trying some of the Berkley whiplash braids next...would you suggest sticking with the 0.40mm diameter or could I use a smaller diameter and still avoid bedding? Would be grateful for all your suggestions :)
  19. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi all I'm returning to Beachcasting after a few years off, I'm looking at some holdalls and have seen the following Daiwa Sandstorm Sea Fishing Rod Holdall - DSSRH1 and I was wondering if any members have one of these and can tell me what like they are? Also if anyone has any alternative...
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