New Anyfish Anywhere beach fishing rod range

The incredibly popular beach rod range from Anyfish Anywhere has just got better!

Julian Shambrook, Anyfish Anywhere's Managing Director, has been hard at work redesigning three new beach rods to make them even better, more responsive to bites, and generally a whole lot more user-friendly.

Sea Angler magazine's Paul Fenech met up with Julian on Norfolk's shingle shoreline to discuss the new developments and see how the MK2 Match Rod, the Mk2 Big Beach and the Mk2 International rods perform.

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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...



New ABU and Penn fishing tackle for 2010 visited the Penn and ABU Garcia trade show to video the latest new sea fishing tackle that the companies are due to launch in time for the 2010 angling season.

Mike Thrussell - an expert sea angler in his own right, and technical advisor for Penn and ABU Garcia - took time out to reveal and explain a small selection of what the companies have to offer.

You will see the latest boat rods, a fantastic new multiplier reel development, an extremely powerful fixed spool reel from Penn, plus many more new rods from the companies including the rebirth of a beachcasting legend from ABU.

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Alan Yates on using a fish smoker

Having a portable fish smoker adds a completely new dimension to your sea fishing.

They are available from all good tackle shops and are really simple to use.

Here Alan Yates primes a portable fish smoker up and shows how easy it is to cook a couple of cod fillets on the beach.

The end result definitely looks good enough to eat, as Alan clearly shows!



Century Kompressor Sport rod on test

It's been long-awaited within the sea fishing world, but finally Century's new beachcaster has been released. Sea Angler's Paul Fenech took the brand new Century Kompressor Sport rod to a Norfolk beach, equipped it with a multiplier, tied a suitable rig and shockleader and put it through its paces. Was he impressed with this new rod's casting performance? Why not take a look and find out for yourself...


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.

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.



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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