“Whatever the problem fishing is the solution.”

It was the eve of my 50th birthday. The morning had taken me far from home and I was now travelling to a regular fishing haunt via an unfamiliar route. Racing to my destination the southern English landscape constantly changed, as geography, light and weather rapidly varied.

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For the love of plastic

One behaviour that is seemingly almost universal to lure anglers is the despair that accompanies a lure becoming snagged and in danger of being lost. What is worrying though is the lengths that some individuals can go to in an attempt to retrieve a lure, even one of

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Slow & Low

This time of year can produce big bass, and i’m constantly distracted by the thoughts of how to maximise my chances of encountering one. There are so many different ways to fish for bass. The array of equipment available to us is enormous (and every increasing). Metals

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Captured by the camera

The first run of bass on my local patch is dependent upon both water temperature and clarity. This early run, with breeding very much on their minds, can be the most colourful of the season. As spring turns to summer the fish will take on a colour

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Finding bass

The vast majority of fishing chatter tends to be about tackle. Anglers entering the sport often seek reassurance that they have the ‘right’ gear to enable them to catch bass. The huge choice of rods, reels, lures and associated kit can be a massive distraction. If you

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