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Mackerel Fishing Rigs

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Mackerel Fishing Rigs

28.06.2019

The summer months in the UK will see many anglers take to the coastline to target mackerel that will head into our shores. Mackerel being a migratory fish will find their way to UK shores in early to mid-summer as they seek warmer water. They feed actively on prey fish…
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Electric Outboards – Buyer’s Guide

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Electric Outboards – Buyer’s Guide

14.06.2019

Trolling motors, also known as electric outboard motors, are an essential piece of boating equipment. They give you the ability to refine your boat angle on a drift and also allow you to come into fishing areas with a stealthy approach, reducing unwanted noise and disturbance on the water. In…
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The Best Shockleader Knot

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The Best Shockleader Knot

10.12.2018

There are all sorts of fancy ways to connect your shock leader, but this is our expert’s choice, particularly when on the beach. A Google search for angling knots throws up scores of them, ranging from the familiar to the frankly weird. Which do we need for beach fishing? Strength…
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Lure Fishing For Pollock

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Lure Fishing For Pollock

01.11.2018

Pollock have gained a reputation within the sea angling fraternity as being one of the hardest fighting pound for pound fish. Mainly targeted using lure tactics in Spring and Autumn, in this article we will give you the knowledge to start your pollock lure fishing campaign. ROD & REEL We…
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Fishing For Cod In Rough Conditions

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Fishing For Cod In Rough Conditions

23.09.2018

Discover how to overcome the challenges presented by fishing in rough weather and darkness. No amount of casting lessons or practice will make you competent enough to handle a gale. The technique is far different from standard beachcasting, and it’s only when you are actually fishing into a headwind that…
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Cod Fishing Basics – A Buyer’s Guide

Cod Fishing Basics – A Buyer’s Guide

13.09.2018

Britain’s favourite sea fish species, the cod, has arrived around our coast, so don’t miss the opportunity to catch your share of the bounty. It’s time to prepare for your assault for cod, but fishing for the nation’s favourite fish is surrounded by myth and fiction, so the degree to…
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Top 3 Cod Fishing Rigs

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Top 3 Cod Fishing Rigs

11.09.2018

It’s a good idea to arrive at a venue with a rig wallet full of ready-tied terminal rigs to suit any conditions. You will not only have options to suit the species and bait, the required casting range and the weather, but also an instant replacement should you lose one.…
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Choosing The Right Shockleader

Choosing The Right Shockleader

02.09.2018

Shore angling can be nothing short of a minefield for budding sea anglers trying to understand the laws and logic of why we must fish with shockleaders. Way back in the 1960s it was simple because the vast majority of sea anglers used 18lb mono straight through without any undue…
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Feeding Habits Of Sea Bass

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Feeding Habits Of Sea Bass

28.08.2018

Understand how these predators tend to feed and you will have the information required to boost your catches. Of course, we all know what bass eat – or do we? They will, in truth, consume almost anything, including waste thrown in the water and any creature small enough to devour.…
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Beachcasting – A Buyer’s Guide

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Beachcasting – A Buyer’s Guide

13.08.2018

Sandy beaches, scenic coastlines, coastal villages! Sound nice? Well, these are some of the surroundings you will experience seashore fishing. With so many rods, reels, rigs and even fish species. Sea fishing can feel quite daunting for any beginner. In this article, we will give you a basic break down…
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Should I use Braid or Mono?

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Should I use Braid or Mono?

24.11.2016

So, do I put braid or mono on my new spinning or multiplier reel? It’s a conversation we have in-store and online daily here at Angling Active, and there never seems to be one answer. If experienced, one angler will swear braid is better than monofilament, but the very next just as experienced…
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Light Rock Fishing Tackle

Light Rock Fishing Tackle

23.10.2012

Light Rock Fishing (LRF) , is a modern ultra light lure fishing style born by Japanese anglers and introduced to the UK a few years ago via a group of Bass fishing guides from the Jersey Isles who were looking for a way to increase their fishing season once the…
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