News of an amazing and unexpected catch. Read more
Being landlocked for the weekend meant a trip to the canal was in order. Unfortunately on arrival I was immediately reminded of the poor water clarity once the boat traffic gets going at this time of year. Disappointed and with confidence knocked I fished on and felt lucky to save the blank with this Perch. Time for a re-think.
New toy alert part 2! I didn’t need a new LRF rod and I certainly wouldn’t normally opt for a long (8′ 6″), heavy (to 10g), tubular tipped rod, but the money was right and in the spirit of my favourite saying of the moment – you don’t know what you don’t know – I went for something well out of my norm. Read more
Winter LRF continuing in earnest with some perch fishing in my local stretch of canal. An increase in air temperature after the recent cold snap seemed to get them going and I managed 6 in an hour or so. Nothing massive but still good fun on light tackle. Lures used were Ecogear Bug Ants and Lip Ripperz Trout Wormz.