Grantham Journal angling correspondent Coster offers advice to novices
This week, Journal angling correspondent Dave Coster gives some advice to novice and would-be anglers.
Dave says: "Angling equipment can be expensive with state-of-the-art rods and reels costing several hundred pounds, but don’t let this put you off because it doesn’t cost a fortune to buy enough basics to get a good taste of what coarse fishing is all about.
"A simple starter pole with a couple of ready-made rigs and a few other essential bits and pieces should see change out of 50 quid. But don’t be tempted by some of the ridiculously cheap fishing kits you might see on the internet. Even experts are likely to struggle with some of this gear!
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