Lure Fishing

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Betting on a Longshot

I normally get a winter fishing fix chasing the striped cousins of our bass. Yet my perch angling opportunities in England have been non-existent for the past 2 months – which given the state of the rivers is just as well. I hope to put this right

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The White Stuff

BASS is very fortunate in that many of the leading lights in bass fishing have, over the years, shared their knowledge and secrets with us by doing talks, slide shows and presentations at our AGM which is held in March every year. In past years we have

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Upside Down Down-Under

It’s Christmas Eve and I am sat in the food area of a large shopping centre. I sip my hot coffee while the Salvation Army plays silent night. My last minute shopping rests against my leg, yet there are flip flops on my feet and I am

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Drop Shot Bassing

The drop-shot method of fishing is a technique usually associated with freshwater predator anglers. It was through my off-season interest in perch fishing that I first chanced upon this method. My brother-in-law Simon Nicol, is a fanatical perch and zander angler and I owe a lot of

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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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