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Oxford Thames

Oxford Thames Pike
Masa with large Thames Perch

With the bass and zander ticked off already, Masa and I had the whole of Saturday afternoon free. We had the choice of pretty much anywhere to fish south of The Midlands, on our way back home. Masa had the first idea. To fish Oxford. Read more

Zander Revenge

Masa's First Zander
Midlands Zander

This tale of Zander fishing starts back in early 2014 when I was lucky enough to spend some time fishing with Masaaki Fukuoka. Masa was over in the UK studying and improving his English. We fished a few times over winter and although we had fun and caught many fish, there was an unfinished bit of business. Masa had read all about the Zander fishing available in Europe and wanted to try for his first. Read more

Rockfishing With Masa

Rockfishing with Masa

Masa and I had a great day rockfishing at Kimmeridge in Dorset. It was a beautiful day on the rocks and I finally got a proper ‘rockfish’ for Masa, before he heads back to Japan. Great memories for us both.

I’ll skip over the bit about ‘someone’ losing the immobiliser fob for the van!

Day on the K&A

Masaaki at Crofton

Enjoyable day on the K&A with Masa. Covered some miles. Caught some fish.

Meet Masaaki

Great day today in tough conditions. Had the pleasure of meeting up with Masaaki Fukuoka from Japan. Read more

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