Amazingly, this is the 500th post on the Light Rockfishing Blog! When I set this website up in 2011 I knew LRF was going to be an interesting ride, but had no idea just how much lure fishing would take over my angling (okay, my life). From LRF to wrasse, boat, bass and freshwater I'm enjoying the ride. But despite so many distractions I've tried to stay dedicated to this little LRF blog and here we are - the 500th post. Read more
Extremely pleased to confirm that Dan, Chris and myself have just booked our flights for this year's lure festival on the fishtastic island of Alderney!
This is the fourth year Mark Harding of Alderney Angling has hosted the event and it's always extremely well run. Read more
With species hunt season upon us - Cornish Lure Festival this weekend - flavoured baits like Marukyu Isome, EcogearAqua and Gulp become more important in the quest for extra species. Carrying these baits and the smelly liquid they come suspended in, isn't without its problems. The fish attracting properties of these liquids does not appear to extend to loved ones! Read more
Sorry if you've been trying to contact me through the blog. I've just discovered there was a problem with the website.
I have just responded to all the emails I could retrieve, so if you haven't had a response from me - sorry - but could you please resend. I'll come back to you as soon as I can.
The car is packed, the lure collection has been whittled down, the last few hours of work remain. At 17.30 today I will begin the mammoth 412 mile drive to Hellevoetsluis, home of the World Predator Classic - arguably the biggest lure fishing event ever to take place in Europe. Read more