A Year in the Making

  “Cukoo, cukoo” bleeps my phone, alerting me to a text. It’s from Matt, “Wanna go fishing tomorrow?” I check the diary and text back, “It’s a goer!” “Fekinel!!!” is his near instantanious reply. For a variety of reasons I have been repeatedly unable to take Matt up on his previous offers of fishing from […]

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 little value. I have witnessed utter madness as […]

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 flung at distance, big shads fished sink & […]

Big January Bass on Lures: An Audio Blog

A few days ago Julian Fox and myself ventured out on to a coloured stirred up sea at first light. We had travelled to the coast with our usual high expectation, yet the sight of the brown water with barely a foot of visibility appeared to have left us with little chance of a small […]

In the zone with bass blog team

  An offer over the summer months of 2014 to attend the inaugural BASS blog team meeting in November initially sounding quite uninviting. Firstly it was to take place in Northern France, and the astute amongst you will have already spotted that this entails a ferry trip – in November. Usually a month of gales […]