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  1. Advice on first spinning rod

    Bass Lure Fishing Forum
    Hi all, Looking at getting myself a spinning rod in the next couple of weeks, I have a budget of roughly £50. The rod I lure fish with at the moment is one I picked up for a fiver (cw 80-150g) so not ideal! I'm looking for a 9' rod with a cw between 15/20-60g. I have looked at the Abu Garcia...
  2. Tailwalk eginn

    Bass Lure Fishing Forum
    Hi lads, new to here but I bought a tailwalk eginn 96ml from north one tackle on the 4th of april. Beautiful rod and was all going well until it broke last night. Broke in the butt section while casting 27 grams. It's rated max 35. With the rod being so new what come back do I have, I bought on...
  3. new member - but past my sell by date

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum and really I'm new to sea fishing too, although I have dabbled once or twice in the last 55years I've never really had the time before now. I've retired early for health reasons which means that I have time on my hands but I do have difficulty getting around so now...
  4. Advice Rods

    Whitby, Holderness & The Humber Catch Reports
    hey guys, after some advice (Again) haha im wanting a new pair of rods im currently using a century tip tornado & a AFAW bait 6 but was after a matching pair. I don't mind second hand and don't mind sending money for the right pair I like the century T900 T1000 and tried them both very...
  5. Shimano reel advice for new rod..

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    A birthday present DAIWA SALTIST AGS II SEABASS EDITION needs a good 2500 reel to compliment it. Looking at the Shimano Stradic Ci4+ FB Reel - but also they have a FB HG . Any thoughts on the difference in High Gear version? The new rod is lovely BTW, works lures on the surface with ease and...

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hey guyz..wondering which rod would best fit a saragosa 25000sw with 80 pound braid and mostly used for jigging..had the shimano trevala in mind..wht do you guyz think?
  7. plugging rod and reel

    Bass Lure Fishing Forum
    Hi folks ive seen some bass catches up my way and i want to try using plugs for them but dont know where to start...could someone give me some pointers on what and what not to buy to start me out? cheers
  8. Need help buying a new fishing rod!

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hello people of the forum, I am trying to buy a new rod, but either what i want doesn't exist or i haven't searched the right place yet because i have been trying to decide what to buy for a long long time and got to no conclusion yet, so i'm here asking your expertise on the subject What i...
  9. 3-12 Gram Rod for Wrasse?

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Going down to the Torbay area to visit my parents this summer. Haven't done a huge amount of fishing since they moved down there but was going to target Wrasse this time around. The locations are the typical Torbay area ones: Sharkham, Brixham Breakwater, Elburry etc. The question is... will...
  10. Looking to start saltwater fly fishing

    Saltwater Fly Fishing Forum
    Hi guys, apologies if this is in the wrong place or been asked a million times but I'm looking to get into fly fishing, primarily saltwater (mullet, bass, garfish ect.) but also some fresh (Trout), preferably with a cheaper setup but I'm really not sure where to start. I've spun for bass for a...
  11. First attempt to rebuild leeda icon m sport match

    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
  12. searching for a new Rod

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    hi everybody, i'm looking for help! in the Netherlands aren't much tackle shops that sells multiplier reel casting rods. so i want to order it from the UK. I own a Imax FR Match Extreme and the penn 525gs and an penn 525 mag2. i'm searching for a new rod: Especially an allround one with a...
  13. Fishing tuna on a budget

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    If you exhaled or laughed at the title, you owe me £10! Not a cheap sport I know, not a rich man either but I have to hunt tuna if it's the last thing I do! Have them at my doorstep in 2 months time. Target: 80-150lb blue fin tuna. What I think I need: 100lb braid, 300 metres Spinning rod...
  14. Sonik SK3 XTR Boat Rod/TF Gear Delta Boat Rod

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Has anyone got any experience with the above boat rods. Both going for very cheap atm and I could do with a rod for bottom fishing on the kayaks. Interested in the SK3 XTR 12-20lb and Delta 10lb. Cheers, Brodie
  15. 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...
  16. Shakespeare Agility 2 Long Surf 15' - 2 - 4oz

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    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 lol.. Can someone give me a feedback please? Thanks
  17. For Sale Abu Esprit 13ft beachcaster

    South East Classifieds & Services
    After treating myself to another new rod, this one is now surplus to requirements. In pristine, as new condition including the spigot and tip ring, not a mark on it. Would make a great second rod (what I originally bought it for) or one for somebody finding their feet, but casts very well and...
  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. ABU Pacific 650 7'4" 50lb class - for sale

    Boating Classifieds
    Hi all, Selling an old school Abu boat rod (guessing from the 80s), with a roller top eye, got it off a mate a while back and never had a chance to use it, just been sitting in my cupboard the whole time. Great condition for its age, fittings, eyes etc intact. Complete with original canvas...
  20. Shore Back Fishing

    South East Catch Reports
    After a break of 15/20 odd years I've taken up beach fishing again. I'm not sure if my memory is just filtering out the off days but I'm sure their used to be more of our finned friends about. I've had more blankety blanks that Les Dawson. I live near Ipswich, Suffolk and will usually head to...