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The Itch

When I return from a fishing session I virtually always (fish or no fish) feel very happy and content but I know it is only a matter of time before I develop “the itch”. “The itch” is quite simply the need to go fishing and although I

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Right place, right time

I’ve been fascinated by solunar fishing predictions for years, so for those of you that don’t know what I’m talking about here is some background information. The solunar theory is a hypothesis that animals and fishes move according to the location of the moon in comparison to their

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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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Mad & Stripey !

Around this time of year a 2nd wave of B.A.S.S. anglers prepare for an annual pilgrimage. It’s the ‘fall run’ (‘autumn run’ as we’d say on this side of the Atlantic) of the American Striped Bass, and it provides a magnetic draw for anglers who are obsessed

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How much longer can it go on ?

There have been a significant number of articles in the press recently about the challenges facing our beloved bass. An article in the Guardian here discusses the latest situation. B.A.S.S. has been campaigning long and hard for many years for recognition of the decline, always fearing that

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