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  1. Casting low butt or high.

    Casting
    Hello just starting yo get pack into the sport after 6 years of no fishing just got a century tip tornando and a spinfisher 7500LC just wanted to ask whats the best way to get a long cast reel high or low im right handed and I always used to cast reel high but recently saw pictures of people...
  2. Which set up is best?

    Casting
    I’m looking to upgrade my rod and reel and wondered what would be the best rod and reel for beach fishing, I need to improve my distance casting so any set up that would aid this would be brilliant?
  3. Rig casting strength

    General Sea Angling Discussion
    ive been making my own rigs for a while now, and have made a few clipped down rigs. Take a pulley rig for example. I always have a shock leader 60-80lb and rig body will be 50-60lb. Snoods will be 20-25lb. Now, here comes my query. If I clip down my pulley rig this takes weight off rig body and...
  4. Casting club/lessons?

    General Sea Angling Discussion
    I wanna get better at casting . Continental rods is all i use. I live in thurrock, essex , and lately cant do alot of travelling. Does anyone fancy doing a little meet up ? I know a good flat short grass field close to me , so ideally would like to find someone to teach me , and what would be...
  5. Real line

    Casting
    Hi guys Can anybody advise me what is the diameter of the line I can use for casting (sea fishing). Some anglers mentioned braided line. I don't understand the difference between the lines, can somebody explain please.
  6. Tronix pro cobra gt 4.2 very short field test

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Had a fishing session in the pissing down yesterday , bite detection was fantastic these are the 3 piece 4.2m models Had half hour on the field today in me flip flops haha . Never tried any casting apart from overhead.literally never.. Had 4 overhead casts and best was 166m , tried 3 off the...
  7. Casting lessons?

    Beginners and Improvers
    Hi, just wondering if anyone knows anywhere you can get casting lessons/coaching in the north east uk??? Iv had a beachcaster now for a couple of months and can still bearly reach 80 yards. Im thinking maybe i should of stuck to a normal length/softer tip rod because my beachcaster is an...
  8. Braid for 6500c

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi there looking for the best braid for a 6500c tried spider wire code red at 0.35mm and really didn't Like it. Found the braid was more than the stated diameter and was wondering what braid you all fish on your 6500c/7ht size reels was tempted to try a 18lb round profile braid with a 60lb shock...
  9. Abu 6500c3 ct mag elite braid prob

    Casting
    Hi folks just recently shifted over my 6500s to braid and today I had nothing but bother, with mono it cast like a dream but with braid its being a bit of a nightmare overrunning nonstop, I'm fishing the braid straight through with a full set of magnets on maximum and the reel braked up to the...
  10. Imax FR Match Extreme V.S. Leeda Icon M Sport Power

    Shore Angling
    Imax FR Match Extreme V.S. Leeda Icon M Sport Power. Looking to get new rods, but I also want to learn to pendulum cast. Just wondering if these rods are able to pendulum cast. If so which one would you go for? Thanks in advance :)
  11. Strictly Come Casting

    Casting
    Blog post about my first year of tournament casting. Hopefully may be of interest to some of you! Any advice on improving my casts more than welcome :) https://dogfishdiary.weebly.com/blog/strictly-come-casting
  12. Learning to pendulum cast

    Casting
    Good morning all I have just switched over to multplier from continental gear and I am absolutely gutted I didnt start any earlier. I actually love it alot more than i thought I would. My casting are getting on just fine, but there is something that is in the back of my mind... with the...
  13. Help and Advice Required

    Casting
    Hi all, Just thought I would post on here as I am looking for a bit of advice. Having got back into to Sea fishing, I’m starting realise that my casting isn’t up to scratch. I Was estimating that my best casts were going 100+ yards, and they are, but those casts, are few and far between. So...
  14. M4gt

    Casting
    Hi.I just wondered what experience''s people have had with this rod over grass.I used to dabble in a bit of casting and I use this rod for fishing.I recon I must be hitting 180 yards at times on the beach if the wind is on my back.just wondered if it's worth sticking with this rod to re try my...
  15. Casting lessons in Essex?

    Casting
    I have just started to learn to pendulum cast, I'm getting better at it and casting further than i ever have before, but I know there are a lot of faults in my technique. Can anyone on here advise me on a decent tutor near me?
  16. Shakespeare Agility 2 Long Surf 15' - 2 - 4oz

    Beginners and Improvers
    Shakespeare Agility 2 Long Surf 15' - 2 - 4oz Right guys.. Looking to buy this rod.. mainly to target flatties and the length to give that flexibility over distance. Has anyone ever used or test one? What is the tip like? I need something that i will see a dabs breathing next to the bait...
  17. penn 535 mag2 and imax 15ft surf

    Casting
    would the two models above go well together ?
  18. Fixed spool under £100

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    As Christmas is on its way, I'm looking for a new beach fixed spool reel. It will be used on a 12ft or 13ft beach rod over clean-mixed ground. Could i have some recommendations pls for a reel that will fit this criteria and is under £100? Thanks.
  19. Fluorocarbon for beach/estuary fishing?

    Shore Angling
    Hello, was fishing today in Falmouth harbour (had a bass so im happy ☺), but my friend was using 15lb fluorocarbon mainline on his 6000 hyperloop (his beach/bass set up) and said he preferred it to mono for bottom fishing. I prefer mono, but what are your opinions on this, fluoro or mono for...
  20. 16ft Mitchell beach rod

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    has anyone had any experience with one of these or heard if they are any good ? I'm on a very tight budget so can't be spending a lot of money and these go for £35 on eBay , I know there not gonna be top quality but just seeing if they are worth buying , I've currently got a ron Thompson 13ft so...
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