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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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Autumn dreaming …..

There are many things which make the bass angler unique. Creeping around in the dark, the secrecy, studying the winds, moon, tides & temperatures. Perfecting knots, checking hooks, seeing fishing opportunities whilst watching television, drivelling at the sight of white water & breaking waves, these along with

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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 tug is the drug

I’m often asked the question – Why do I go fishing? It’s not an easy question to answer, especially if you want to get an understanding response from anyone that cannot understand your logic. Apart from being looked upon by my friends & family as being slightly

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