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Sea Fishing Magazine
Sea Angler is the leading magazine for sea fishing news, tackle, tactics and marks to fish. If you’re a beach or boat angler thirsty for news, fishing stories, tackle tests, where to fish guides, and tips from the experts, then look no further! Sea Angler magazine gives you everything you need to catch fish!
Here’s a look at what you can expect to find in issue 474, courtesy of the ‘Contents’ page:
Tales Of White Crashing Surf
Spirits are high as the Sea Angler team heads for Reenroe in County Kerry, Ireland.
A Kicking At Kelling
Penn Clubman Champions, the Norfolk-based Holt SAC, take on ‘the best’ – find out who comes out on top.
Runswick’s Rough Edge
Winter cod are the target as Andy Barmby talks about the beautiful Yorkshire coast.
Put Your Faith In A Float
Chris Clark reckons there’s a lot more fun to be had by watching a float bobbing about in the briny.
Massive Bass From Dungie Beach
Find out about an 18lb 150z 12dr fish taken on squid bait fished only yards from the beach.
Politics Could Wreck Our Fishing
The EU Common Fisheries Policy is centre stage yet again.
Dinky Toy Tackle
Plymouth photo-journalist Henry Gilbey follows the breaking trend of ultra-light rock fishing.
Tenby, The Town Of Lots Of Fishes
Pembrokeshire’s coast offers exceptional fishing, says contributing editor Dave Lewis.
Big Bait Questions
Sea Angler sorts out your winter bait supplies.
Flyaway Fishing Adventures
Planning your summer holiday abroad? Maybe Sea Angler can help.
Try A Light Touch To Tempt Dabs
Flatfish, especially dabs, are the top seasonal targets now.
All the latest gear showcased with prices and where to buy.
It’s An International Event
The Anyfish Anywhere International rod is light, delicate and responsive. Norfolk angler Tony Thomas gives his verdict.
Suits You, Sir
Bassboots are tough, made-to-measure and protect you perfectly. Want to win a pair?
Penn Sea League
Update on the latest results and national leaderboards.
This is the fun fishing league for club anglers.
Win A Trident Ultra 4.3 Kayak
This new sit-on kayak is worth £999 and Sea Angler have one to give away to a lucky reader.
See the best fish of the month in Sea Angler’s Shimano contest.
Big Competition Dates
As well as the main magazine features that you can see above, Sea Angler also has dedicated Boat Angler and Bass Angler sections. Here’s a look inside those two specialist sections…
Stealthy Bass Hunter
Editor Mel Russ watches as Irish bass angler Jim Clohessy sneaks up on the Cork harbour bass aboard his tiny rubber boat.
The Dark Art Of Bassing
As darkness falls over Sussex, pro-guide Robin Howard wades into the surf in search of bass. Paul Fenech follows him as Sea Angler’s exclusive three-part series comes to a close.
Sea Angler celebrate all the best bass catches of the month, this issue showcasing a star fish of 18lb 2oz.
Irish Bass Just Get Bigger
If you see illegal netters, call the Garda, says pro-guide John Quinlan, who reports that Irish bass seem to be getting larger.
It’s A Year-Long Love Affair
Dr. Mike Ladle digs out the science and suggests that, with warming seas, some fish are moving northwards to colder climes, meaning bass can be caught way past Christmas.
Are You Willing To Work To Get Better Bass Fishing?
BASS chairman Ian Misselbrook discusses two important developments that will protect Irish bass fishing.
Cuttle Catch Cod
It’s over a decade since Shane Pullen fished off Dover. The cod are about and he has a supply of cuttlefish, but was he worried the weather would stop him getting to sea.
Two firemen plan to row more than 5,800 miles across the Atlantic to raise money for charities. Dave Lewis wonders if their electronics can face this challenge.
Lifeboats Cut Up Rough
Andy Benham heads to Dorset to fish a flounder competition, but first he watches as a lifeboat creates wild water so kayakers can test out their recovery techniques.
Win A Kayak Worth £999
The Ultra 4.3 is capable of covering long distances with very little effort. Sea Angler give you the chance to win one.
Lure Anglers Will Love It
Centre console boats, like the Pilot 6CC, are perfect fishing platforms. Dave Lewis reckons lure anglers will rave about this fast spacious boat.
The Good, Bad And The Blunt!
Why make hard work of cutting your bait? A few minutes’ work with a sharpening stone and steel can bring your blade back to life, says Minehead charter skipper Dave Roberts.
Let ‘Em Feel The Steel
Lots of fish are lost because the hooks are overloaded. Sea Angler explains why hook points and barbs must be left exposed.
Complete Boat Outfit For Less Than 50 Quid!
Rod, reel, rigs, wallet, line and sinkers worth £94.97, but you pay £49.99.
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