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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Assume they are there

Assume they are there

Bass fishing can fill the mind with doubt some days. Are the fish even there ? It’s a migratory species, highly mobile, shoaling, a creature of habit, but not entirely predictable. The seasons, the weather, water temperature, food source, length of day, moon phase, tide state …

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Scratching The Surface

Scratching The Surface

In the spring after a lay off from bass fishing I just want to catch and any means short of dynamite will do. Come summer though, if I have been lucky enough to chalk up some numbers of fish, my need to just catch (to some extent)

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