New Feed Shallow

Here on the BASS Blog, we tend to stay away from doing too many gear reviews. They get well covered elsewhere, and people get pretty animated about it all. However, the new Feed Shallow has to get a mention. The Tackle House Feed Shallow has become a

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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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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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A lesson learnt ?

A Lesson Learnt? June 2008 – The Climber The plan was for a month’s climbing in Geyikbayiri, Turkey with the objective being an ascent of a hard sport climb called Black Moon. But here I am, four days into the trip, with too many beers and too

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