There are many methods employed when Sea angling, from spinning or float fishing with light tackle, to heavy beachcasting or boat fishing.
It is possible to use freshwater tackle, however you can kit your self out without breaking the bank. A rod and reel set-up to get you catching fish can be purchased with a little financial outlay. There is more expensive tackle available, which could be considered later on.
First find out which type of fishing is available for your chosen area. You should contact the local sea angling club
, they will give general advice on where to fish, what baits to use and the tackle required to fish the marks.
Most tackle shops
will also be able to offer advice, and provide tackle and bait for the local area. This is often a good place to seek advice, as other anglers will keep the local fishing shop up to date with what's happening.
You could check out the local angling matches across the country, where novice and seasoned anglers fish together. The match scene is a good place to learn some of the tactics to improve your catch rate.
Sea angling magazines offer good advice, with practical info on most aspects of our sport.
Get in touch with one of the local clubs they are always looking to bring in new members. The club is a great place to develop your skills and also an excellent way to learn about the best fishing spots.
Get out there and experience the thrill of catching fish.