The Number One
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 484, courtesy of the ‘Contents’ page:
End To A Perfect Day
Mick Chadwick reveals how he targets pollack from Scarborough’s Marine Drive as the sun sets.
She’s Gaudy, She’s Gorgeous
Skua SAC members head for Ireland in the hope of catching the marine equivalent of Pamela Anderson.
Park And Fish
Despite its reputation as a merciless fishery, the Bristol Channel has its softer options. Find out with Jansen Teakle.
River Wear Talent Show
The Angling Trust, supported by local organisations, presses ahead with its task of spotting young international anglers.
Pier Of The Year
No slot machines or candyfloss, but Swanage pier is purpose-built for angling, says Chris Clark.
Soles And Tolls
It costs money to use the Dartford crossing, but you won’t have to shell out to fish for soles in the River Thames.
CASTING, TECHNICAL & TACTICS
Are You Ready To Pull The Trigger?
Casting instructor John Holden explains how to link body rotation with rod angle to cast more powerfully.
Preparing For Battle
Alan Yates identifies what gear and major terminal rigs work over rough and clean ground for cod.
Where’s Hot, Where’s Not
Some of the country’s top anglers reveal the best cod venues.
Winter Magic DVD Will Go Down A Storm
Shane Pullen’s ‘Winter Magic’ DVD, costing just £16 inc p&p.
Showcasing new gear arriving in your tackle shops now.
Look, No Knot!
Rigs without knots are now possible with Lynx traces.
Weapons Of Choice
Sea Angler’s tester gets to grips with Century’s Excalibur beach rods.
Made In Britain
A look at Gemini Tackle Company’s innovative terminal gear.
Win A £250 Major Craft Bass Rod
Your chance to scoop a great prize.
Penn Sea League
A top Somerset angler is heading for 100 points. Who is he?
Peel SAC is chasing Seahouse Street SAC for the top spot.
Big fish win prizes.
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…
Smash And Grab Bass
Two old salts are taught new tricks with a lure rod by top pro-guide Tim Harrison. Dave Lewis discovers he is not too set in his ways to improve on his dog-walking skills.
You Must Be Going Soft!
No, Henry Gilbey isn’t insulting your intelligence – it’s just that weightless plastic lures are so good he wants you to try them now.
Stars And Stripers
A warm American welcome and fishing tips served up with his breakfast eggs. No wonder BASS member Matt Spence likes life across the other side of the pond.
Are We Heading For A Bass Stocks Crash?
Dr Mike Ladle examines bass populations here and in Ireland, and explains why another ‘crash’ cannot be allowed to happen.
Rough Ground Champion
An 11ft lure rod designed for bigger fish isn’t the sort of rod that’s in vogue, but Henry Gilbey reckons you could fall for the Major Craft KG Evolution KGS-1102 Hira.
Win A Major Craft Rod
Sea Angler would lay money on the fact that Henry Gilbey’s review inspired you – so you might like a chance to win one of the £150 Sea Bass series rods.
Sea Angler showcase some of the top bass catches taken in recent weeks with what they consider to be the best winning a £100 pack of ‘nice fish!’ lures.
Irish News Round-Up
Pro-guide John Quinlan keeps you in the loop about what’s happening around the coast of Ireland.
Bass Beating Gear
This is too good to miss! Rod, reel, braid and lure selection for £90. That’s nearly a 50% saving on the normal price of £174.43.
Taste For Norfolk Tope
Editor Mel Russ has always wanted to catch a Norfolk tope, so when he got an invitation to fish aboard Sunbeam III out of Wells he leapt at the chance.
Journey Of Discovery
Plymouth angler Russ Symons reflects on the days of using Decca to locate marks. Unreliable, it often crashed or was hundreds of yards out…then along game GPS and no fish was safe.
Poole skipper Sam Cumming heads for Norway’s Arctic Circle to take command of a self-drive boat. He has some advice for British anglers following his footsteps.
Want A Whale Of A Time?
Dutch boat building skills put this durable inshore dinghy within the reach of sea anglers wanting to get afloat on a budget, says Dave Lewis.
A wild sea loch, a huge skate and a little kayak. Can Rob Appleby swing the odds in his favour and pull off this unlikely feat? Let battle commence…
Yak To The Future
Andy Benham has a smile on his face – all the beer he can drink and a chance to win a brand new kayak at the Oxwich Bay Kayak Angling Festival.
Daiwa Takes The Strain
From Shetland to Norway or Whitby to Weymouth, the sensitive yet powerful Daiwa Super Kenzaki Braid Special rod used with Tournament 8 Accudepth Braid can handle it all.
Hang On! Incoming Coailies
Byron Way boats his best-ever coalfish from a deep wreck off the north-east coast of mainland Scotland – and in the words of the skipper, “It’s a proper piltock”.
Four Rounds With The ‘Thing’ From The Deep
When Dave Lewis hooked a halibut in Norway it felt more like a small car than a fish. And how was he supposed to get the king-size flatfish into the boat? Let’s find out.
At just £3.45, Sea Angler is great value and you should find a copy for sale in any good newsagent or supermarket store. However, you can usually save a small fortune if you subscribe to Sea Angler online. At the time of writing, they’d even started their Christmas subscription offers, so it’s a great time to bag a bargain! CLICK HERE for the latest offer.