A tip for the loyal angler

Every angler remembers their first piscatorial kiss. How with trembling hands they reeled in, far too quickly, and with none of the showmanship they’ve since developed, but somehow managed to yank that fish onto the bank without the slightest idea of what to do next. That was their first, the popping of their piscatorial cherry,... Continue Reading →

Stopping the clock

Time loses you in the wilderness. Time as we know it, at least. The time that fragments your day into a series of frantic tasks – children, employment, housework, admin, technology, set your alarm and do it again tomorrow. But not in the wild. Out here, you swap your watch for nature’s timeless timepiece, no... Continue Reading →

Winter rock fishing

In fishing, the only constant is the desire to buy more fishing gear. Everything else is transient. Changing seasons change fish behaviour. The cold winter months and cool water temperatures shut down many of the angling opportunities available in summer. But winter also opens a few windows of opportunity. For me, winter means one thing.... Continue Reading →

Top 3 whiting surface lures

As a keen kayak fisherman and self-confessed surface lure addict, whiting rate highly on my list of fish to chase during summer. If I could only take three lures with me these are the ones I would choose. Zipbaits Skinny Pop Jnr (70mm) This is the lure that started my surface lure passion for whiting. It... Continue Reading →

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