With an icy cold wind chilling the canal I thought the Perch might need a bigger meal to get them moving today. So I spent the afternoon with HTO's creature baits - the Bug-ga and the Paddle Bug. More
I've been lucky. In a relatively short space of time I've clocked-up over 400 Perch captures on HTO lures alone - all detailed and logged. I've hardly been systematic in my approach to lure testing though. To be frank, I've spent most time trying to replicate the rigs that have done me well thus far. Why reinvent the wheel?
As a lure angler with an LRF background, I was immediately drawn to the familiarity of HTO's Flail - More
Thought I'd give a little update on what I've been up to of late. I've actually been really busy. Since joining Tronix / HTO almost a month today I've already done three magazine features on the Perch side. One on ultralight jigging for a tackle pull-out, one on Dropshot for the Angling Times and another for AT that's yet to be published - again on the lighter side of luring. It's been interesting as I've had to very quickly adapt my tackle choices, trying to replicate the winning formula with a new range of gear. More
New for 2015. I was super-stoked to see a proper rockfishing lure enter the range of Reins lures offered by FTF, this year. A collaboration with Deps no less. Behold, the Reins BM Rock creature! More