The Complete Guide to Jerkbait Fishing For Smallmouth Bass

Jump ahead to: Hard Jerkbaits: Suspending Hard Jerkbaits: Floating Soft Jerkbaits Jerkbait Selection: Fit the Season Spring Jerkbait Fishing Summer Jerkbait Fishing Fall Jerkbait Fishing Winter Jerkbait Fishing 3 Top Jerkbait Tips Conclusion There is nothing quite...

Revealed: Illegal Bass Fishing Lures

Jump ahead to: Illegal Lures Dealing in Lead The Umbrella Rig Illegal Lures in Bass Fishing Tournaments The Umbrella Rig Blinking Lures Conclusion Anglers are highly competitive; even a casual afternoon by the water can erupt into fierce competition between friends....

The Top 10 Best Bass Fishing Lures You Need To Know About

Jump ahead to: Live Bait vs. Artificial Lures Our Favorite Bass Lures Crankbait Bass Jig Topwater Lure Plastic Worm Spinnerbait Swimbait Jerkbait Bass Spoon Buzzbait Smallmouth Lure What Is the Best Fishing Lure for Bass? Water Clarity Seasonality Price vs. Quality...

A Total Guide to Deep Crankbait Bass Fishing

Jump ahead to: Deep Diving Crankbait Selection Material Color Conditions to Go Deep Spots to Target Retrieves Speed Action Hooking Tackle for Deep Diving Crankbaits Rod Reel Line 3 Top Tips Summary Fishing with crankbaits has long been a consistent way to locate and...

The Complete Bass Fishing Lure Color Selection Guide

Jump ahead to: Underwater Visibility Colors for High Visibility Colors for Medium Visibility Colors for Low Visibility Universally Effective Colors Factors Affecting Underwater Visibility How to Determine Underwater Visibility Other Considerations The Random Lure...

Fishing Hooks: Sizes & Types

Hooks are available in a range of sizes and styles, designed to catch anything from a minnow to a marlin, they can also be found in various different colours. It’s easy to be confused, so we explain it all for you here.

Carp

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 4: Continued Success

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 4: Continued Success

In this article series I’ll be taking a look back at the legendary water that is Stanton. We’ll look at the highlights, the lowlights and everything in between. If you need a refresher on this incredible water, click the button below to take another look at the map...

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 3: Spring Arrives

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 3: Spring Arrives

In this article series I’ll be taking a look back at the legendary water that is Stanton. We’ll look at the highlights, the lowlights and everything in between. If you need a refresher on this incredible water, click the button below to take another look at the map...

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 1: The Early Days

Taking on Stanton – Chapter 1: The Early Days

To begin I should start back in the 90’s with my early gravel pit fishing which focussed on the linear complex in the Witney area of Oxfordshire. At the time I was concentrating on Manor Farm, a busy circuit water with some very big fish, with the largest in excess of...

A Basic Guide to Freelining for Carp

A Basic Guide to Freelining for Carp

Like many, my fishing is frequently governed by a limited amount of time. Plenty of us have busy lives and simply slot in fishing where we can. For me, this means travelling light, staying mobile and moving around lakes and rivers trying to find fish and only then...

Catching Carp in the Margins

Catching Carp in the Margins

Catching carp in the margins is one of the most exciting and productive methods, perfect for the short session fisherman. I've arrived at lakes in the past, carefully baited up a few marginal spots before catching some fantastic fish in a relatively short space of...

A Basic Guide to River Fishing for Carp

A Basic Guide to River Fishing for Carp

As we move into the warmer months, it’s a sure fire bet that commercial fisheries and specimen carp venues will start to become especially busy. I’m writing this at the time of the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK, so I imagine it will be even worse this year once the...

[instagram-feed]

Tackle Advice

Choosing a Reel

Choosing a Reel

he reel that you choose to use on your fishing rod is important, reels range from simple cogs to intricate systems which spin as smooth as silk. Nevertheless, all reels have some similarities, they hold the line until you need to release it, allow...

Choosing a Fishing Rod

Choosing a Fishing Rod

f you visit a tackle shop, you’ll find a jungle of rods sticking up over the counter. They will vary from short, supple rods to exceedingly long, heavy rods. You’ll find rods where the guides (the rings which follow down the rod and “guide” the...