It’s a Fine Line in April

April is never an easy month. I find it’s the transition between winter in to spring. Many of the normal shore species can still be offshore spawning, and it’ll be a few weeks yet before they return in real numbers, as already it looks like a slightly late start to spring, even though the winter, […]

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Hitting on the Huss

Bull Huss

It is around the middle to late March I start targeting huss on my home ground in North Wales. These fish start to move back in numbers on to the deep water rock marks and, along with early plaice, herald the arrival of spring. My tactics are pretty simple. I aim to fish a tide […]

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A Good Start to 2013

Conger

I wasted no time in getting my new year fishing underway and chose to begin with a rock fishing session on Anglesey in North Wales with conger eels in mind. I’ve also been field testing a potential new Penn 535Mag reel which is ideally suited to this rough and tough style of fishing, so it […]

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Hunting for Huss

Shore caught huss over the past few years have become a cult fish, sought by both freelance anglers and specimen hunters. The attraction is that they are resident generally in wild rocky places well off the beaten track, grow big with double figure fish common, and though not the very best fighter they do pull […]

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Cold Weather Conger

After weeks of wet and windy weather which had severelyrestricted any chance of fishing due to what can only be described as overlydangerous seas, the forecast high pressure weather system set to edge acrossthe UK suggested conditions would finally be right for a trip after roughground conger. High pressure in the winter means cold, calm, […]

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