An interesting session and growing passion for fly fishing leaves Nathaniel questioning why is he not salt water fly fishing for Bass?
This spring I've been putting a lot of time and focus into my fly fishing focusing on catching brown trout on my local Welsh rivers and streams. I started my efforts a week after the opening of the Welsh trout season (3rd march) to be greeted by a fairly high river that was toe-numbingly cold... Continue Reading →
Let me start off with an apology for letting this blog slip away...I was thoroughly enjoying writing but Summer came and with it work, fishing and surfing took over and I just lost the flow of regular writing. I guess once you fall out of rhythm it is a hard thing to get back into.... Continue Reading →
Just small changes to our Bass Fishing has in my opinion made a big difference to the number of Bass we are seeing across our coast. But it seems we are far from a sustainable fishery...ICES (International Commission for the Exploration for the Sea) have recommended zero retention of Bass for 2017 after two years... Continue Reading →
There's no doubt about it. In Bass fishing time, tide and place is THE most important factor. You can have all the lures under the sun. Work them beautifully, fire them to the horizon on your flashy jap rod and reel. But...if there's no fish in front of you and you're not prepared to cover... Continue Reading →
So as some of you may be aware there is a Bass Ban going on at the moment where no anglers may retain fish...but commercial fishermen may fish for Bass by rod and line and FIXED nets... find out more here So when last night I saw a boat I presume from Burry Port laying... Continue Reading →
At last, I've got off the mark and had my first Bass on the lures of the year... Two weeks ago I started back on the Bass, big tides, bucket of crab and bait rod down some gullies not too far from my house. This was the first blank. I have since then been out... Continue Reading →
On Sunday I headed up with my mate Tom to fish the River Taff on the Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association stretch of water. It's a new one to both of us and the day was always going to be experimental but hopes were high for a Brown Trout or two! Expanding my love of small stream trout... Continue Reading →