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Tope Fishing Tips: Fishing Methods, Baits and Tackle

Baits It hardly needs saying that tope feed almost entirely on fish, though specimens have been found to contain such apparently indigestible creatures as large spider crabs. When tope are present in numbers, anglers out after other species often have … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by admin
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Fishing Methods for Catching Skates and Rays

Baits The smaller rays seem to be pretty much omnivorous, but thorn-backs are particularly partial to sand-eels, which in fact are the best bait for most rays. Crustaceans like hermit crabs are important : lugworm, sand shrimps, and bivalves are … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by admin
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Fishing for Mullet: Baits, Tackle and Fishing Methods

Baits Mullet are often reported as being caught on the oddest of titbits, and presumably it is the kind of very mixed feeding to which they become accustomed in harbours that makes them susceptible to such baits. What these baits … Continue reading

19. July 2011 by admin
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Bait and Tackle for Catching Cod

Baits To quote Dr Michael Kennedy : ‘The cod is a voracious fish, with a mouth like a trawl and a swallow like a vacuum cleaner, and its stomach contents are usually a pretty fair cross-section of the marine life … Continue reading

19. July 2011 by admin
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Bream Fishing: Tackle and Fishing Methods

Tackle Bream are among the gamest fish I have encountered, but they are small fish, and the worst possible crime in my opinion is to fish too heavy for them. At Littlehampton, old-timers still go out with heavy boat rods, … Continue reading

19. July 2011 by admin
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Sea-Bass Baits and Fishing Tackle

Baits Baits for legering for bass are thus fairly numerous. The bass fisherman’s choice will depend on the kind of context in which he is fishing, the time of year, and the time of day (or night). Let us consider … Continue reading

19. July 2011 by admin
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Sea-Trout: Tackle and Flies

Ordinary TROUT tackle is satisfactory for sea-trout fishing. Generally speaking, a 2.7 m (9 ft) trout-rod of split-cane or glass with a 7.5 cm (3 ins) reel, loaded with a suitable silk or Terylene tapered line, is all the angler … Continue reading

19. July 2011 by admin
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Angling Tips: Tackle for Salmon Fishing

Fly Tackle (Spring) The long, heavy salmon rods of Victorian Britain have now given way to smaller, lighter rods. Few anglers today use a rod longer than 4.2 m (14 ft) and many prefer one of 3.6 m (12 ft). … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by admin
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Bait and Tackle for Rudd Fishing

Baits Almost any ROACH bait will also succeed for rudd and improvisation with grubs, pond skaters, and insects from marginal weed will often prove successful. Among the best baits are bread derivatives, worms, maggots, chrysalids, and natural and articial flies … Continue reading

16. July 2011 by admin
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Types of Fishing Tackle Used for Catching Roach

The only generalization possible about roach rods is that they should be as light as prevailing conditions will permit, which in itself allows for tremendous variety. The rod and line must match. (Test-curve figures for the rod will give maximum … Continue reading

16. July 2011 by admin
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