With evening descending upon us and darkness setting in, it was time to activate 'Plan Mebaru'. More
Without doubt, the highlight of our recent trip to Osaka, Japan was going fishing with my friend Masa and his pal Shigehiro. Despite the week's excitement of the Osaka Fishing Show, both George and myself were really buzzing to try Light Game in the motherland, Japan. More
Extremely pleased to announce that I have joined the happy family over at Tronix / HTO. Proud to have the opportunity to assist the team with the evolution of this British tackle brand. It certainly feels to me that George has created the right environment to do so. How many other brands, as large as Tronix have a guvnor that actively enjoys LRF!
Here's the official announcement with a little more detail on why I joined: Adam Kirby joins Tronix / HTO Team
Without doubt, George Cunningham has had a huge influence on the state of light lure fishing here in the UK. George's homegrown HTO brand has made it possible for thousands of people to try out LRF and ultralight fishing, without breaking the bank, discovering the addictive fun of these methods. By all accounts, the HTO Rockfish UL remains one of the best selling spinning rods of all time. So, when my threat of taking George Perch fishing on the Kennet & Avon finally looked like a goer last week, we were both really looking forward to it. More
It was good to see a new Japanese LRF manufacturer's products being brought into the UK. George Cunningham of TronixPro is now distributing Viva AquaWave products including lures and jigheads. More
Star of the show for me was the Tronix Pro LRF rod. Although not a brand new item, it was the first time I have got to waggle and flex the little 0.5-7g rated, TronixPro HTO Rockfish UL. There's one rating that sets this rod apart from the masses of LRF rods now available - the price! More