The Sand Smelt is a vivacious little predator, most often found in shoals. While larger predators actively target them, the Sand Smelt is equally a hunter, albeit in miniature. Best described as pelagic, you’ll most often find this fish up in the water and often on the surface. Like a cat with a ball of string, Sand Smelt are helplessly attracted to quick, erratic movement. Consequently, methods like Jighead and Metals are best for these silver-sided minis.
It’s a week since the kick off of the 2014 Cornish Lure Festival and I have to say I’m not sure I’ve recovered yet – it was EPIC
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! More