On the Edge

I have recently returned from 8 days lure fishing in Ireland with Julian Fox. The fishing was challenging, but varying our methods and locations seemed to buy us more success. Yet the fact success does not come easily is no different from each of our 10 previous

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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 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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