Zero Bass…ICES 2017 Advice

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 →

Time, tide and place

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 →

The Finger of Blame

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 →

My Bass season has begun…

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 →

A day on the Taff

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 →

Tomorrow I become a surf coach…

Well as the title says tomorrow I become a surf coach...after years and years of being coached myself, tomorrow marks the day the I become one myself. I'm heading up to Surf Snowdonia to their Wave Garden to assist in coaching the Welsh Junior Surf Squad on the first squad training of the new year. It's something... Continue Reading →

Gower, Swansea…Home

  For many people, especially my age (19), getting away from home is something they can’t wait to do. New experiences, escape the boredom of their home town and discover new places. I however feel differently… I love where I’m from and with Swansea having the simply stunning Gower Peninsular on its doorstep I would... Continue Reading →

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