On the Edge
I have recently returned from 8 days lure fishing in Ireland with Julian Fox. The fishing was challenging, but varying our methods and locations seemed to buy us more success. Yet the fact success does not come easily is no different from each of our 10 previous years of visiting Ireland. For us a flexible […]
A Chough’s Eye View of Ireland
As I checked out a few of the bass and fishing related blogs the other day I spotted a link on the excellent Labrax Squad blog. This led me to a free set of electronic charts which has already led me to new discoveries. http://labraxsquad.tumblr.com/post/59276744182/navionics-free-webapp In the week since it came to my attention I […]
Florida’s Fishing Tourism Nets $5 Billion . . .
Florida’s fishing industry is one of the largest in the country and that includes fishing tourism. A new study shows the tourism has an almost 5-billion dollar economic impact in the state . . . This didn’t “just happen’ organically. Anglers stood up and stood tall to be counted. They campaigned, they lobbied, they coughed […]
Wrestling Big Girls at Dawn.
There was a different blog post lined up for today but given the reports coming in from the crusaders in the Cape we thought an update to the progress of the BASS members currently in USA was in order. John Morgan has been updating the visitors to The BASS Forum to give a flavour of what is […]
Value of Irish angling to be assessed
INLAND Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has appointed Tourism Development International (TDI) to undertake a Socio-Economic Survey of Recreational Angling in Ireland. The overall objective of the survey is to establish the current volume and value of domestic and overseas recreational angling in Ireland. It will run over the course of 2012. Pike, coarse fish, bass, salmon, […]