Lure fishing in the UK is firmly associated with Bass and even though my fascination with using lures stems from HRF/LRF it was inevitable that I would be drawn to targeting Bass from the boat. Over the years I have fished for Bass with live baits and although it can produce terrific results, fishing a live sandeel on a 12ft plus trace with 6-8oz of lead on a 12-20lb class rod always seemed a bit clumsy. I wanted to catch Bass from a boat on similar tackle to which I catch them from the shore, a 6-7ft 10-30 gram rod teamed with a 3000 fixed spool and 6lb braid,the trouble we have in the boat is tide, and lots of it. Read more
Nice sized Pouting taken on a Delalande Spaghetti, fished on an offset hook
Pouting lured on a Reins Saturn G-Tail fished dropshot
… there’s nothing to it… LRF!
My PB LRF Bass caught on the boat using my lucky lure of 2011 – the excellent 2.5″ Reins Saturn G-Tail in Lemon Pepper. 53cm. Amazing fun!
Black Bream on LRF gear = fun, fun, fun!