Keeping your shore rigs tangle-free

How many times have you unwrapped your shore rigs to have to untangle them with your freezing cold hands?

Well Alan Yates has taken on board an idea from the continental sea fraternity and has begun using a series of simple rig winders that ensure his rigs are safe, the hooks are out of harm's way and they unravel quickly and easily every time.

 

 

Alan Yates shows how he stores his sea rigs, keeping them safe and tangle-free at all times. http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1407952295http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=1126878784


Creating a pennell sea fishing rig

Catching big sea fish like smoothhounds means presenting a big bait, but how do you do this effectively without causing yourself problems? Sea fishing expert Alan Yates has all the answers in the form of the Pennell Rig…

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Getting the best from peeler crabs

Peeler crabs make superb baits for many sea fish, but are often wrongly used. Alan Yates reveals how to get the best from peeler crabs, shows when to use them and how to prepare them for the hook quickly and effectively.

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Preparing and hooking shellfish

Shellfish, such as mussels, limpets and razorfish, are much under-rated as bait. Fish go wild for shellfish after storms, when they can find broken shells easily. Here Alan Yates teaches you how to remove the bait and use shellfish on the hook.

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How best to hook sandeel

Hooking sandeel correctly can increase the chances of catching massively. Alan Yates shows his preferred method, using a 1/0 or 2/0 long shank hook, making sure the bait oozes juices and blood to attract plenty of fish.

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Alan Yates' Pulley Rig

The Pulley Rig is Alan Yates' favourite sea fishing set-up for tackling big fish over rough ground.

It is easy to tie and creates a superb free-running link that ensures the lead always rises above any snags on the sea bottom.

In this short video he shows the rig's uses, how it's created and reveals why it's one of the best rigs a shore angler can use.

 

 


Alan Yates' Rig Stops trick

Do you ever wish that you could make a shore rig that's fully versatile? Do you ever want to alter the position of the bottom hook trace, but you can't be bothered to re-tie another rig?

Well, Alan Yates has come up with a neat idea that does away with locked crimps to attach the bottom boom, and instead uses simple rig stops, enabling him to slide his boom to whatever position he desires. This is how it's done...

 

 


Impact leads for winter beach fishing

No-one knows beach fishing tactics like Alan Yates, so when he suggests which Impact leads you ought to use for this winter's beach fishing sessions, you just have to take note.

 

Alan Yates gives an insight into which impact leads you need to carry for winter beach fishing. http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1315793597http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=1126878784


Alan Yates on storing beach rigs

So many sea anglers suffer from tangled rigs, ending in frustrated time wasted prizing them apart. In this short video, Alan Yates reveals a simple yet extremely effective way of storing four or five rigs on a cheap section of foam pipe insulation. And at the same time Alan also explains the principle behind the rig that he uses most when distance casting with either worms or peeler crabs from the shoreline.

 

 


Get the most from ragworm

Ragworm give sea baits plenty of attractive movement that draw in all manner of sea fish. Alan Yates shows how to hook ragworm and white ragworm effectively, plus he reveals a secret to lift the bait attractively off the bottom.

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Get the most from lugworm

Alan Yates shows how to get the most from lugworm. See how best to hook lugworm to ensure long-lasting scent trails, plus how to create great lugworm cocktail baits that provide movement to attract different sea fish.

 

 

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How to make a boom rig

Alan Yates describes how he ties the perfect Boom Rig, explaining the knots and ideal breaking strain of lines to use for various species and conditions.

 

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Using bait release systems

How to correctly use a Bait Shield to create a failsafe sea fishing rig for aerodynamic, tangle-free casting, keeping your bait secure throughout the flight.

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