Boat Fishing Monthly

The December 2010 edition of Boat Fishing Monthly has just hit the shelves. Here’s a look inside Issue 112, courtesy of the Editor, Dave Barham:

FISHING
The Frozen Bait Challenge

BFM Editor, Dave Barham, reveals just how good the sport can be when using nothing but frozen bait. There were more than a few surprises in store during the trip out of Weymouth.

Winter Bass Bonanza
The BFM team head to Devon for a day out with a commercial rod and line bass angler. Check out this awesome technique for catch wreck-dwelling bass!
 
Irish Self-Drive Adventure
Jim Whippy reports on how the Bella Vista Hotel in Cork, Ireland is offering boat hire holidays with some tremendous sport on their doorstep.
 
Inside Information
Phill Williams reveals two sets of numbers that consistently throw up nearly every species you could want to catch off Pwllheli, North Wales.
 
The Florida Kayak Experience
BFM Editor, Dave Barham, explains how his first ever kayak fishing trip panned out during a recent holiday to the Florida Keys.
 
Success With Spurdogs
Phill Williams reveals how to target big bull huss and spurdog off the North Wales port of Holyhead.
 
Tide Tables and Match Dates
Plan you trips around next month’s tides.
 
Boat Fishing MonthlyRIBbed For Your Pleasure
Simon Everett dispels the myths about fishing from an open RIB and proves his point by catching a load of smoothhounds.
 
 
TACKLE
New For 2011

Boat Fishing Monthly have been busy visiting the various trade shows held up and down the country. Here’s what they’re tipping to be hot for 2011 for the UK’s most prestigious manufacturers.
 
Gear Bag Des Westmore takes a close look at the Islander Rods from UK Hooks, plus the latest range of knives and sharpeners from Snowbee.
 
What’s Hot
This month, BFM have hooked up with Kiddy Ltd to reveal what’s flying out of their warehouse ­ Sidewinder lures are still selling well for them!
 
Editor’s Choice
BFM Ed, Dave Barham, reveals his thoughts on the new Sonik SK4 spinning rods and the Leeda Assassin 30/50lb boat rod.
 
 
BOATS
Boat Test

Simon Everett puts the new 18ft Advanced Marine Tech 185R through her paces and discovers just how suited to UK angling she really is.
 
Essential Electronics
Check out the SafeLink SOLO PLB from Kannad Marine and the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger ­ two units that could literally save your life!
 
See And Be Seen
One of the biggest risks that faces all boat anglers is collision with another vessel. Here, BFM take a look at AIS with the help of marine electronics manufacturers, Digital Yacht.
 
Tired Tyres
Phill Williams explains the virtues of regular tyre inspection on your trailer, and reveals how he has come unstuck on at least a couple of occasions.
 
At The Helm
BFM’s team of boat-owning experts answer all your ‘boaty’ questions.
 
Maintenance Man
Peter Caplen steps things up a gear this month by refurbishing the galley ­ essential for those winter cuppas!

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