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Late night news

I wake abruptly from a strange dream where I am fishing on the rocks with Si Lewis and Arsene Wenger casting huge paddle tail lures the size of spaniels. We didn’t catch. I look at my phone to check the time, its 2am. I notice I had

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Good Korma: Bad Karma

I am standing in the surf with a lure rod in my hand. Unusually for me my fingers are not rotating the reel handle but gently feeling the braid. Today my line leads not to a lure but a hook wrapped with peeler crab. My lure fishing

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Naming my marks

To those that fish with me who have seen the title and are now having palpitations, please calm down! I am not about to name our marks, just give a light-hearted account of how some of our favourite marks acquired their names.  It not one of our

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Slow & Low

This time of year can produce big bass, and i’m constantly distracted by the thoughts of how to maximise my chances of encountering one. There are so many different ways to fish for bass. The array of equipment available to us is enormous (and every increasing). Metals

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Captured by the camera

The first run of bass on my local patch is dependent upon both water temperature and clarity. This early run, with breeding very much on their minds, can be the most colourful of the season. As spring turns to summer the fish will take on a colour

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