Paul Fenech on the new Sonik skS beach rod

How much money are you prepared to spend on a beach rod? For any time-served shore angler, the answer would probably push into many hundreds of pounds but what if you are just starting out?

Sonik, the Northumberland tackle company, has realised that first-time shore anglers suffer when choosing their first rod so decided to do something about it. Its solution was to launch the skS range of carbon beachcasters.

Sea Angler tries it out...