A look at the various types of fishing swivels used by the sea angler, looking at each type, their strengths and weaknesses and when to use them.
If you are into sight fishing then the choice of lens colour in your sunglasses is fundamental to your angling successes. Here, Jim O’Donnell takes a look at all of the varieties of lens colour and explains their advantages in each given water/weather situation.
Des Westmore delves into the murky world of reel retrieves outlining the differences between low and hi-ratio fishing reels and what it means in an angling situation.
Des Westmore takes an in depth look at both star and lever drag fishing reels and explains which is the best type of reel for your angling situating.
BFM Editor, Dave Barham takes a look at how to use circle hooks for tope for maximum success.
Whilst plastic booms are in every anglers tackle box and on most shop shelves, wire booms have been left in the dark. Mike Thrussell explains when and where to use wire booms for maximum effectiveness.
Often dismissed as not needed for boat fishing, Mike Thrussell looks at the advantages of using monofilament leaders in boat fishing.
Sea anglers fail to understand the true facts on Fluorocarbon line. So many all too often dismiss it just on price alone, but also, and amazingly, without actually trying it, or even considering when and where it can and will give you a real advantage. WSF dispels some of the myths relating to fluorocarbon lines.
Leader length is often a confusing issue for newcomers to angling, WSF takes a look at how to decide what is the best leader length for each of your angling situations.
Everybody wants that little bit of extra distance on their casts, we look at how long distance reel tuning can add those extra yards onto your cast.
A look at reel tuning and reel modification to get that extra distance on your cast.