Two more lures from Berkley Powerbait that caught my eye. Would be happy using either of these 2-inch lures on the UL for the Perch. Both the Gotam Shad and the Drop Shot Minnow feature holographic flash and bright colours – ideal for the canal.
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