Another year past and more experience gained with products, what helps, what’s needed and what are we just going to have to put up with. The funny thing with all products manufactured is that they just can’t be built to last, if they did they would probably never sell enough gear to make it worth there while producing the goods in the first place. Now I don’t treat my gear kindly and if anything, I myself could probably make the biggest difference when it comes to making stuff last…
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The baitfish are here!
August has been my worse month on record ever since I started lure fishing for bass except for my first season when it was potentially my best. Tactics and marks have changed since then and possibly for the worst when It comes to the dreaded month of August. Admittedly last year I barely fished it for other reasons but the other years it clearly stands out as being tricky. This month has seen the baitfish move in…
Apologies to any readers for the lack of updates recently, I have been really busy and any free time I have had, you guessed it… I’ve been fishing. With not a lot to shout about. I have had my fair share of blanks though they have mainly come from the daylight hours where I have been trying to get back into my surface fishing.
What happened to spring?
Two or three weeks ago the cold of winter seemed like a distant haunt. The sun was beaming down and we hit 24 degrees at the peak of the day! It felt good real good! After spending the winter working outside it gave me a new lease of life. Soon after a my first session on the rocks was due. It was mid April and I often get my first fish of the season around this time. Conditions weren’t ideal but we still managed 5 fish between us and things looked good.
First Silver Of The Season!
No wind and crystal clear water it was screaming for us to get a cheeky evening session on the boat but instead we chose to hit the darkness over a low water mark. We arrived just as the sun was going down and met Blair on the rocks. He’d already been there for a while and nailed some Wrasse to around 3lb.
2014 Gear Review From The Year
Last year I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to fish as Pro staff for Seaspin. I jumped at the idea and looked at it as something new, a challenge and there products really interested me. After a season testing there lures and other accessories I can now shed some light on some of there products but unfortunately not all where used in vengeance and there’s plenty more testing to do next year…
2014 Summary! Best season yet!
Despite having the worst year of my life, on the fishing side it was by far my best! Amongst the winter storms we managed to find some clear water and the target was to hopefully nail a few Wrasse. There certainly wasn’t a lot of fish but I did manage my PB Wrasse at 50cm, I took the fish on a sunny day in the middle of January on an AYU 4inch Xlayer mounted on 10gm Weedless jighead.
Looking for that BIG winter PIG
I have felt that winter has set in properly now and even though I’m sure there are a some bars of silver out there to be had I do generally switch my attention to Wrasse during the colder months. Not only is there more chance of catching some fish and having a blast but it is also a good time to get a BIG PIG! Continue reading
So October has been pretty quiet but I haven’t managed to get out as much as I was hoping. I have been getting out locally for the odd hour here and there when I can and have mainly just been catching small fish but one night I lost a fish that I reckon was the fish I have been waiting for…
First day afloat in the SIB
A previous weekend saw me and Tim head out for a morning session. It was flat calm and sunny and not a fish in sight apart from the ever larger growing population of Garfish!