When the bass are proving difficult to ‘lure’, consider a completely new lure type or maybe a ‘forgotten’ method…
A veritable feast of lure caught bass for my clients, but it hasn’t been easy to find them, or what they want!
The very specific type of venue, lure type and method of retrieving it that has started my season off nicely!
An almost perfect session as fellow angling writer, guide and photographer Henry Gilbey makes the trip over the border to south Devon.
From guilt and apprehensive to feeling utterly elated! Catching bass ‘off the top’ has that affect on you!
All this wind and rain has made it difficult in comparison to last winter – but the bass are still there!
It’s a great feeling when a mark you suspect may produce, provides something of a red-letter event!
How the weather and the associated sea conditions has hugely influenced my approach in the past 6 weeks…
How fishing a mark outside of the ‘ideal conditions’ paid off following a period in the doldrums.
How did I utilise a bit of ‘me time…?’ By fishing and catching some lovely bass of course!
My largest bass of the year so far, but a capture that I’m far from happy or proud about…
A personally designed needlefish and a new mark both producing – what more could I want!