Helpful Fishing Advice - Gerry's Blog

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(Video)The New Penn Spinfisher SSVII. What’s changed? We are having a look at the new Penn Spinfisher Series 7 (SSVII) spinning reels and seeing what new features/upgrades it has over the previous version. We take a look inside the sealed reel to see the tough gearing and how it stays waterproof.

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Lonsdale Angling Club Information.

Lonsdale Angling Club (LAC) is a popular angling club located in Lancaster, Lancashire. Established in 1956, LAC is one of the oldest angling clubs in the area, providing its members with three well-maintained lakes, each stocked with an array of fish species. In terms of membership prices, LAC offers a wide range of membership options to suit different needs and preferences. The club offers a full season membership, which covers the entire fishing season (usually from May to March). The full season membership also grants members access to all three lakes. Annual membership fees vary based on age and category. The fees for full season membership for adults are £90, for seniors £60 and for juniors £30. The club also offers a day ticket option for non-members, which costs £8 per day. Day tickets are available on a first-come-first-serve basis, and members are given priority. (prices vary year to year) The current Club Secretary Nick Townson he can be contacted here: Email – [email protected] Bailrigg Lake. This lake is the biggest and has a focus on specimen carp and Catfish. The lake also hold of good stamp of the usual coarse fish. Swantley Lake. This is the prettiest of the

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What Is Slow Jigging? Here’s Our Guide…

Slow jigging is a technique that has grown in popularity in the UK over the last few years, and for good reason. It is an effective method for catching a wide variety of species, including cod, pollock, and bass. In this article, we will cover the essential information to get started slow jigging, including the best gear, techniques, and why it is an effective approach. What is Slow Jigging? Slow jigging is a fishing technique that involves using specialized jigs and a slow rhythmic action to jig and retrieve the lure. Unlike traditional jigging, which involves a fast and aggressive motion, slow jigging relies on a slower, more measured approach that allows the lure to stay in the strike zone for longer, increasing the chances of a bite. Best Gear for Slow Jigging in the UK When it comes to gear, there are a few essential components that you will need to get started with slow jigging in the UK. Rod The size and action of the rod will depend on the target species and the depth of water you will be fishing. However, in general, a slow jigging rod should be relatively lightweight and have a slow to medium

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What Is A Spiral Ring Spacing And Why Is It Better?

A spiral ring spacing on boat rods has many advantages that enable anglers to enjoy their fishing experience. However, not every angler understands or appreciates these benefits to their fullest potential. In this article, we’ll delve into the various advantages of the spiral ring spacing and how it can make your boat fishing expeditions a lot more enjoyable. What is a Spiral Ring Spacing on Boat Rods? Before we dive deeper into the advantages of a spiral ring spacing, it is essential to understand what it is. A spiral ring spacing is a unique ring placement that follows the curvature of the rod blank, allowing for the most optimal distribution of load across the length of the rod. Unlike the conventional straight-line placement, each rod guide is positioned at a slight angle, creating a spiral pattern that enhances casting performance and reduces stress on the rod blank. Advantages of a Spiral Ring Spacing on Boat Rods 1. Improved Casting Distance and Accuracy One of the most significant advantages of a spiral ring spacing on boat rods is that it can help improve the casting distance and accuracy of the lure or bait. This is because the spiral configuration allows the

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The Low Down On Continental Surf Rods

Introduction Surf fishing requires the use of specialized equipment designed to withstand the rigors of fishing from the shore. Continental surf rods are some of the most sought-after rods for surf fishing enthusiasts. They are designed to provide easy distance casting, making them ideal for anglers looking to explore deeper waters or cast farther from the shore. In this article, we will explore the benefits of using continental surf rods in the UK. We will also delve into the difference between power tips and hybrid tips, both of which are commonly used with continental surf rods. Continental Surf Rods Overview Continental surf rods are long, sturdy, and durable fishing rods that are designed to handle the rigors of surf fishing. They are made from high-quality materials, including carbon and glass fiber, which make them strong and flexible. The length of continental surf rods ranges from 12 to 16 feet, making them ideal for fishing at range on clean to mixed ground for a huge variety of species. One of the key advantages of continental surf rods is their ease of use. They are designed to make casting easier, even for beginners. With their long length and flexible build, they produce

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