A Video Introduction to Pole Fishing - Part 2
A Video Introduction to Pole Fishing - Part 1
Mike Thrussell talks Conger and Penn reels......
Anthony Benson (above) from Oxfordshire landed his personal best plaice weighing 4ib 10oz while drift fishing. Anthony was using 10lb class tackle and the successful bait was ragworm and black lugworm
cocktail and a strip of ammo squid.
Adrian Kruger (above) from Plymouth landed his personal best plaice weighing 4lb 12oz while drift fishing. Adrian was using 8ib class tackle with a trace with lots of attractor beads on and the successful bait was rag and lugworm t...
Great Mixed Fishing.....Weymouth Charters
Mark Tricker (above)from Kent landed his personal best plaice weighing 4lb while drift fishing. Mark was using 8lb class tackle with a short trace that had lots of attractor beads on and a vibro spoon. The successful bait was ragworm and a strip of ammo squid.
John Billett (above) from Frome,Somerset broke his personal best plaice record twice in two drifts. First John landed a credible plaice weighing 4lb 2oz a personal best only to top that on the next drift wit...
My first day out trout fishing this season at Eyebrook Reservoir
Last week I fished with some of my mates at Eybrook Reservoir in Caldecott Leicestershire.
The reservoir had only been open for a week or so and we heard some good reports about the quality of the fishing. I’ve always enjoyed fishing at Eybrook in the past and found it to be a prolific fishery from both the bank and boat. Myself
and Steve decided to start from the bank with another couple of friends Stu and Ben.
They had made the long journey from Northumberland to ...
Past and Present Plaice
I was browsing through my fishing diary the other night and was looking back at past boat plaice trips. It’s interesting to see how my tactics have developed over the years.
When I first started targeting plaice my rigs tended to be made incorporating long metal or plastic booms with a long flowing trace from 6-feet to as much as 12-feet. Invariably I’d have a small spoon on the end with a short 9-inch hook trace with bright coloured beads added. I caught a fair few fish t...
Terry's Travels - A Beach Teach-In
By 9am Sunday morning, Glenn Drennan, Phil Oliver and myself were standing on Benone Strand, the beautiful surf beach on the northernmost reaches of Northern Ireland, looking across to Donegal, Moville and adjacent to the large commercial fishing port of Greencastle. To explain, Glenn had won a beach outfit in a small competition, and although an accomplished angler, he had yet to try this discipline of our sport. Big Phil and I took it upon ourselves to give Glenn a
Flamer Latest - Weymouth hot's up.....
Tony Mills landed a 17Ib Undulate Ray and set a new record for ‘The Royal Hotel Tottington SAC’. Tony undulate while fishing at anchor over a reef mark.Tony was using 15Ib class tackle and the successful bait was Ammo mackerel and squid cocktail. The ray was released alive.
Allen Bradshaw (below) of the same club also caught a personal best Spurdog weighing 17Ib 8oz. Allen was using a Shakespeare 15Ib class Ugly Stick rod with a flowing trace. The Successful bait was A...
First Flatties of the Season........Weymouth Charter Flamer IV
The first flatty session of the year on Flamer IV saw the skipper take the biggest fish prize with a Turbot weighing 14Ib 4oz.Tackle used was a 20Ib class Shakespeare Ugly Stick and the successful bait was a strip of Ammo mackerel.
Dave Colclough from Poole also landed a personal best Turbot while drift fishing. The Turbot weighed 11Ib 8oz and was Dave's first ever double figure Turbot. Dave then added a smaller Turbot weighing 8Ib 11oz.Dave was using 15Ib class tackle...