BFM May 2012
Find out what's in the May 2012 issue of Boat Fishing Monthly Magazine!
12 Catch A 20lb Hound
BFM Ed, Dave Barham, explains how, where and when to target a 20lb smoothhound on ultra light tackle.
15 WIN A Day Hound Fishing With BFM
Here’s your chance to win a fantastic day afloat with Dave B and Jim Midgley. We’ll put you and a friend up for a couple of nights and even take you out for a curry and beers!
16 NEW SERIES – Andy’s Inshore Advice
Isle Of Wight top rod, Andy Pilott, reveals his secrets for bagging up inshore. He kicks off with a look at how to target spring squid.
20 Undulate Rays – Happy Days
It seems as though conservation measures have worked wonders for this endangered species, with 20lb+ specimens being caught on a regular basis.
24 Cornish Delights
Gareth Davies and Steve Gregory head to the Ammo works in St Ives, Cornwall, to discover how they manage to get perfect bait out to UK tackle shops, time after time.
28 Inside Info - Southsea
Graeme Pullen reveals three excellent inshore marks that produce near record tope, bass, smoothhounds and even sharks!
34 The Daiwa Brighton Pollack Comp
The BFM Team were on this year’s winning charter boat, and they managed to witness the second-placed pollack being caught.
36 NEW SERIES – Skipper’s Secrets
Holyhead charter skipper and top match angler, Gethyn Owen, reveals his favourite tactics for targeting wrasse this month.
44 The Reel Deal
This month Des Westmore explains how he brought a Daiwa SLOSH 20 back from the dead.
48 Editor’s Choice
BFM Ed, Dave Barham, reveals his thoughts on the new Daiwa Saltist Braid Special 12-20lb class boat rod, plus a rather nifty charging gadget from Powerfreakz.
50 Tackle Locker
This month we take a look at the hottest new soft plastic lures for 2012 from RedGill, Eddystone Eel and Savage, plus some new fluorocarbon from Sidewinder.
54 Boat Test
Phill Williams reveals a brand new 15-footer that can see you on the water for less than nine grand, complete with a 35hp outboard that will push the fully loaded boat along at 27-knots!
58 Maintenance Man
This month Peter Caplen looks at an overview of the engine and outdrive installation. Beginning with the preparations for converting a Transit diesel for marine use.