With the Cornish Lure Festival cancelled for 2017, Dan, Chris and myself decided to fish it anyway! And so we began our lure-only species hunt around Cornwall for a few days. Read more
WARNING: There is quite a lot of swearing!
Here it is then. A lasting memory from the 2015 Cornish Lure Festival. One genuine lure-caught, LRF Conger Eel. Hooked on a 2-inch lure, using 4lb leader and a rod rated to just 5 gram.
Just shows you. NEVER give in.
Mahoosive thanks to Ben Tregoning for filming the last moments of this epic tussle.
After entering the Species Hunt competition for the first time last year, I'd managed to pass on my enthusiasm for the event to mates, Dan and Chris. Estelle enjoyed last year, even as a non-fisher, and was along for the ride again too. So with a rough plan built around the far from perfect forecast, and the two productive marks I'd garnered last year, we all met up in deepest, darkest Cornwall. Exciting! Read more