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The Pursuit of Large Bass – Introduction

The Pursuit of Large Bass - Introduction

It has become clear to me over time that there are things we bass anglers can do that increase our probability of catching large (8lb plus) fish. This is the first of a series of blogs in which I will look back over a lifetime of bass

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Discards

Discards

We hear a lot about this from the commercial sector – how they have to throw back tonnes of perfectly good fish. While the whole sad and sorry incident on a recent BBC Spotlight programme highlighted this issue, it was a very biased account which reflected adversely

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Crunch time…

Crunch time…

Sometimes you must do things for yourself because otherwise chances are it won’t get done, and it’s encouraging to see that as part of a diverse angling sector, we recognise our differences yet are mature enough to put them aside in an endeavour to maintain rsa and

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Many hands…

Many hands…

As the saying goes it’s not over until it’s over, and the bass angling continues to produce some fish by most methods for them determined to seek them out, despite the changeable weather. Image © Clive Hodges Almost 45years on and still going strong. As an angling

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Autumnal swells.

Autumnal swells.

Often a time of bigger seas, much of our Atlantic coastline experiences an increased frequency with occasional spells of immense walls of water. The foaming peaks shifting about until they fold over and break creating plumes of sea spray, combined with the noise of roaring surf, it’s

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