Certainly one of the coolest things I saw in any of the Japanese tackle shops I visited was this vending machine. Read more
With species hunt season upon us - Cornish Lure Festival this weekend - flavoured baits like Marukyu Isome, EcogearAqua and Gulp become more important in the quest for extra species. Carrying these baits and the smelly liquid they come suspended in, isn't without its problems. The fish attracting properties of these liquids does not appear to extend to loved ones! Read more
For those that don't follow my Facebook updates, I'm currently having the time of my life, on holiday in Japan.
Over the past few years I have done so much research on Japanese fishing styles, visited so many Japanese websites, gawped at countless Japanese fishing products and tried (and mostly failed) to decipher lots of Japanese text, that I have become rather fascinated by Japan and its people. So here I am! Read more