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Thoughts and plans …

A Blog post on Henry Gilbey’s popular site recently stirred some thoughts that have been lingering for a while. The particular phrase that got the juices flowing was this …. I also am becoming more and more convinced that visiting anglers who come to Ireland on the

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How big can we go ?

Perceptions of size. Whilst lure-fishing for bass last summer, & failing miserably to connect, I clipped on a small metal lure, & quickly hooked a big feisty Mackeral. Then half-way in, the Mackeral went completely bonkers as a bass did it’s best to try & nail it.

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A Chough’s Eye View of Ireland

As I checked out a few of the bass and fishing related blogs the other day I spotted a link on the excellent Labrax Squad blog. This led me to a free set of electronic charts which has already led me to new discoveries. http://labraxsquad.tumblr.com/post/59276744182/navionics-free-webapp In the

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A red letter day

I like fishing as light as possible when conditions allow, tonight was perfect little wind, slight sea and plenty of open water. Armed with one of my light set ups, Daiko spear SRS832ULS micolite 1-10g matched with a Daiwa Certate Hi-Gear custom 2506, my plan was to

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A few weeks on the coast

Yes Ive been caught in that trance of chasing silver yet again,early mornings late nights, wearing cold wet waders from the night before but I’ve also had the pleasure of wandering around in flip flops with these very pleasant recent temperatures. Bass have been present at most

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