An almost perfect session as fellow angling writer, guide and photographer Henry Gilbey makes the trip over the border to south Devon.
An account of my 7lb+ ‘slab of silver’ lured on my self-designed needlefish – plus, that of a former clients’ 6 pounder!
Lightness, balance, power, precision, casting prowess, sensitivity and finesse -just some of my essential criteria!
All this wind and rain has made it difficult in comparison to last winter – but the bass are still there!
My final blog post of the decade! Thank you to my readers, clients, family and friends. Happy New Year!
Significant winter catches, new methods mastered and many client PBs – Part 1 (Jan-June) of my yearly review.
One fish that warmed a cold old night, and another successful session that also warmed the heart!
How fishing a mark outside of the ‘ideal conditions’ paid off following a period in the doldrums.
Another client PB! How differing sea and tidal states influenced the use of two very different lure types.
How did I utilise a bit of ‘me time…?’ By fishing and catching some lovely bass of course!
Two more methods relating to ‘how and where’ I ask my clients to cast and retrieve their surface lures!
In Part 1, two examples of how a surface lure can be highly effective on those very bight, sunny days.