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Hello, can anyone give me some advice

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2005 10:00 pm
by Mike

I want to take up sea fishing. I am a complete novice at any type of fishing. I need to buy some gear to get me started. I see that you can buy beachcasting rod and reel combos from around fifty quid. Are these worth buying for a complete beginner? I obviously don't want to spend too much straight off without learning more about the whole thing. I expect that I will be doing most of my fishing on the North Wales coast and on Anglesey. Any advice will be gratefully received.



Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:06 am
by Ray
Hello and welcome

I would recommend a rod/reel combo as a starter and for around fifty quid you can buy a decent one. If you then don't like it you haven't wasted too much. I would ask at your local tackle shop for any deals that they could do. Hope it goes well.

Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 12:53 pm
by Mike
Thank you Ray.

Am I right in thinking that I don't need any kind of licence or permit for shore fishing?


Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 8:19 pm
by mrix
Hi Mike welcome to the site..........yes you would be right in thinking you do not need a licence / permit for shore fishing