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The rules of lure fishing …

There are no laws to be applied to the culture of lure fishing – it’s all trial and error and the individual’s best guess on the day as to how to persuade the elusive bass onto the hook! There are, however, many laws that seem to gravitate

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The weekend is nearly upon us

I’m sure i can’t be alone. It’s Friday, so that means scouring the weather sites, swell forecasts, tidal predictions. Then mooching through my mental map of marks, correlating times, tidal coefficients, swell directions, size, wind, and past experiences. How to maximise my chances ? The more organised

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Dogfights & Doldrums

As I strolled onto the coast last night the scene resembled a dogfight from an old film. Terns crashing into the water in every direction, Gannets dive-bombing in the distance, the water spontaneously erupting with silver shards, the sky oozing red orange and pink. A sight to

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Senkos in the dark

One of our BASS members, Rod Lugg, shares some of his experience, top-tips and thoughts on ….. Fishing for bass with Senkos in the dark: Ease into your environment – In terms of fishing in the dark in general, I do as much if not more as

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I wonder why?

It was a warm day and I was fishing a mark I’d never fished before, an estuary and a big one. I was looking forward to it but in reality I knew I was too late, work had kept me occupied and then I hadn’t a clue

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