Bait Fishing

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Water Temperature and Catching Bass

Water temperatures are always useful for my bass fishing – especially at the beginning and end of the year. There exists an (admittedly imperfect) relationship between water temperatures and whether bass feed. By using water temperature you can help decide whether its likely to be worth starting

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A lesson learned

I bet that most anglers dream of that really big fish. Sure, it’s good to catch lots of schoolies but it’s that double figure bass which pushes most people’s buttons. Some anglers are no strangers to such fish, while others (like me!) will probably fish for a

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UKBASS on SKY TV

On Friday 28 th June 2013 Nigel Horsman , Andy Ford from SKY TV’s tightlines and I all fished together on Zen2 . The plan was to produce a nice little fishing film with an emphasis on highlighting the worrying issues concerning the current management of the

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The Devil is in the detail?

Each year BASS gives a few awards for the biggest bass caught on bait, lure and fly from shore and from boat. And although I never get a sense anyone obsesses about catching the biggest fish just to outcompete their fellow members, I am sure, like me, many harbour a desire to win

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Short-range Bass fishing

So I creep down to the waters edge. First light hasn’t appeared yet, but there’s just enough light from the half-moon to allow me to move across the reef without using my headtorch. I assembled my rod at home last night, rigs prepared, knots tied neatly, so

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