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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Magical Mystery Lure

We all have our favourite lures, those that inspire high levels of confidence in their ability to tempt bass when other lures will not. Some anglers get more than confidence with certain lures though, and just feel outright lucky. What I feel with one of my lures

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A lesson learnt ?

A Lesson Learnt? June 2008 – The Climber The plan was for a month’s climbing in Geyikbayiri, Turkey with the objective being an ascent of a hard sport climb called Black Moon. But here I am, four days into the trip, with too many beers and too

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