Battling with Monsters

  Weds 22nd May, 3.40pm: Not being unable to fish when I suspect the bass will be switched on is always frustrating. It’s usually work that gets in the way; though getting my head down tends to be one of the better means of distracting me from thinking about far away shores. If

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Early Days

The first session of the season gets me all worked up. No reason to I suppose – other than many months cooped up inside watching the rain and the wind. It’s a pity that the first session’s promise often isn’t borne out in the results. After many

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Blogging Bass …..

Well the BASS Blogging Team has been on fine form this last week, with all 3 finding some fish. Our man in the South endured a trip which involved some woeful luck & equipment failure, but still landed a beautiful lean 70cm bass …. This was a

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Brewing out to sea …

Brewing out to Sea: a comparison of the Storm Kettle and the Jetboil. Much of my bass angling involves long intense periods of fishing while cramped into little Zodiac inflatables. During a day on the water I like to stop at least once to stretch my legs

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A jaunty scarf …

People are often surprised to hear I enjoy fishing as I don’t fit their stereotype of an old boy sitting by a canal on a deckchair with a rod and a thermos – I’m a small blonde woman with a fondness for cashmere.  When I started angling

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