Fiiish Black Minnow Bass Lures

Fiiish Black MinnowRight, Bass Anglers… listen up, this is a big one!

‘Fiiish Black Minnow’

Fiiish, not Fish. Count the i’s. One… two… three of ’em.

Quite why we didn’t tell you about them when we got home from the show in Nantes last year, is anyone’s guess. But thankfully, we got a massive slap in the Continue reading “Fiiish Black Minnow Bass Lures”

Top LRF Tackle a Year On

Salon European des Peches en MerWe’re 24 hours away from starting a lengthy journey. Driving down to the south coast, we’ll be catching the cross channel ferry from Portsmouth to Caen. Once in France we’ll need to drive a further 180 miles to Nantes – all this for a fishing tackle show. But to quote a friend, “if Carlsberg did fishing events, it would probably be close to the Salon European des Peche en Mer in Nantes” from the 27th to the 29th of January.

Two of us have been before – last year. It was a hugely enjoyable event for us (despite not speaking good French) Continue reading “Top LRF Tackle a Year On”

Sakura Rock Pocket Review – LRF Lure Wallet

Sakura Rock PocketFor me, part of the enjoyment I’ve taken from discovering ultralight lure fishing, whether that be saltwater LRF or fishing for freshwater Perch, is from the increased mobility and comfort levels experienced. When I started fishing this style just under a year ago now, I didn’t really know which lures and jigs I was going to use from one session to the next. But as my experience has grown, I have acquired a few favourites from the mountains of gear I used to carry and I’ve identified exactly what to use at certain, Continue reading “Sakura Rock Pocket Review – LRF Lure Wallet”

Bringing kids into Fishing – the French way

Concept Street Fishing & GunkiIf you’ve been following our Twitter account (@fishingtackleuk) you’ll know we were lucky enough to attend this year’s Salon Europeen des Peches en Mer fishing show in Nantes, France. It was a real eye-opener for all sorts of reasons but the one that really stirred my emotions was how the French tackle industry appears to be evolving and transforming the way that they fish – opening up their sport to new audiences (like urban dwellers) and bringing Continue reading “Bringing kids into Fishing – the French way”