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Issue 2 contents

UK Features:

  • Lure versus fly Robin Howard tests lures against the fly for bass.

  • Club of the month – We focus on Crawley

  • Match tactics: Des Westmore gets help from charter skipper Kev Sampson

  • How to be a champion: A very personal story from Jim Pressley

  • Beneteau Barracuda Tour The international tour comes to Poole for the first time

  • Profile on double World Marlin Champion, Paul Maris

  • Port focus’ We highlight St Marys on the Isle of Man, No take zone Lamlash Bay and Stranraer

  • David Mitchell: from the Angling Trust talks about the importance of charter boats

  • EFSA update

  • Cooking rays A tasty recipe for ray wings

  • Species Check: The thornback and the John Dory


International Features

  • Trout fishing USA style Editor Jim has some Florida fun for speckled trout

  • Permit 6 way Amazing tales of fly fishing in Mexico

  • Happy time down under: Martin Salter recounts catching Blue fish, Tuna and Barramundi in Australia


Charter Boat Section

  • Rays of sunshine

  • The SBA team visit Bradwell for some thornback action

  • You never can tell: Mark Herbert fishes Weymouth with mixed results

  • Young guns An 18 year old charter boat skipper

  • Skippers diary This month we feature Hartlepool skipper Dave Lumley


Saltwater Kayak World

  • Fitting a fish finder

  • Kyle Waterhouse fits a unit to his kayak

  • Finding the mark

  • Irene Hodgson checks the charts to find some cod

  • Starting out part 2  Simon Everett continues his series with some safety features


Practical Boating  

  • Simon Everett is thrilled with the Cheeta 6.2

  • Raymarine VHF52

  • The boat that Gary built Jim Whippy checks out this DIY triumph

  • Safety at sea




Tackle and Techniques

  • Tackle test

  • Tronix beaded spreaders are put to the test

  • The Bluezone Kraken NP 3.60  

  • Tronix Artic eels

  • Saltist reel Des Westmore dissects a Saltiest multiplier

  • Hansd made Rods from St Leger with Barney Wright

  • The Snowbee live bait rod catches turbot

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