Reflections on Nantes

The annual show at Nantes ‘Salon des Pêches en Mer Nantes‘ is billed as the biggest show in Europe. This year it felt a little different though. Instead of being spread across 3 large halls, it was all in one XXL hall, this somehow made it feel

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Salon European des Pêches en Mer.

So part of the BASS Blog team is in deepest darkest Nantes. It’s the Salon European des Pêches en Mer this weekend. It’s an annual event to showcase the latest tackle, boats, etc… This year there seem to be a few more kayaks, including some beauties from

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Winter Bling

With storms battering the coast, floods wreaking havoc inland, & winds creating widespread damage, cabin-fever is setting in. This is the trough of the year for the bass angler. There are only so many lures in the collection which need new hooks & split-rings, there are only

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Drop Shot Bassing

The drop-shot method of fishing is a technique usually associated with freshwater predator anglers. It was through my off-season interest in perch fishing that I first chanced upon this method. My brother-in-law Simon Nicol, is a fanatical perch and zander angler and I owe a lot of

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