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What are they feeding on ?

How aware are you as an angler of the food-sources your bass are feeding on ? It’s an important consideration that’s often overlooked. What’s going on locally ? Is there a crab-peel (if so, which crabs ?), are there Sandeels in attendance, or Sprats ? Are you

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Summer Solstice Bass

Arrangements were made for a 6-45pm meet with Phil ‘The Fly’ at location Y. My pager going off alerting me for a fire call at 5-00pm & another one at 6-25pm had delayed me somewhat. So an hour later than agreed I parked up at the car

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Short-range Bass fishing

So I creep down to the waters edge. First light hasn’t appeared yet, but there’s just enough light from the half-moon to allow me to move across the reef without using my headtorch. I assembled my rod at home last night, rigs prepared, knots tied neatly, so

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Lining it up …

Some very good lure anglers (with a lot of quality bass under their belts) like to fish braid straight-through. Some very successful anglers like to fish mono straight-through. There seems to be a very large proportion of Bass anglers using a combination of braid & a fluro

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Teaching another …

I have fished with many people over the years, some in freshwater, some in the salt and others in both.  But until relatively recently all of these people have been anglers. My brother-in-law Alex had never fished at all, not even a mackerel trip whilst on holiday,

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