Lures – Trebles, Singles or Assist?

Article by Tony Hooper. Quite a few years ago I landed my first hard-lure caught bass. It was a rocky shore and to facilitate landing and release I invariably used a net, an extending handle version. The lure, an Aile Magnet popper, had just two trebles but

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About Norman Speed Clips

I’ve tried numerous links and clips to attach the mainline to my lures over the years and had never found one with which I was totally happy. Then on a bassing trip to Ireland (about twelve years ago!) a storm had us house bound. To while away

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Loops and Lure Boxes . . .

Ok, admittedly this post isn’t really about ‘How to catch bass’ but it’s relevant to the time of year when we start to think about bass fishing. Retrieving the gear from storage, dusting it down, checking line/braid and inspecting hooks, both ‘J’ and trebles, for rust and

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Bass Fishing From A Boat – Part 3

The following information is based on personal experience over the last 35 years fishing from various south coast ports from Newhaven to Weymouth and across to the island of Alderney. It is intended to just give a taste of the terrain where I have found Bass and

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Bass Fishing From A Boat – Part Two

The following information is based on personal experience over the last 35 years fishing from various south coast ports from Newhaven to Weymouth and across to the island of Alderney. It is intended to just give a taste of the terrain where I have found Bass and

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