Fishing with friends

Just before lockdown struck, I had a week off from work and managed to fish quite a few different venues. It was great to get out and make the most of the diminishing weather and little did I know, freedom. I finally had a chance to try and fish the ever-so-special Inch Strand, the placeContinue reading “Fishing with friends”

The one that almost got away

After the elation of catching my first fish in Kerry, I had a new-found spring in my step and confidence in my ability to catch fish. So I made my way back down to Rossbeigh to see if I couldn’t hook me up some more fish… I decided to fish the tide for 3 hoursContinue reading “The one that almost got away”

Back to basics

After spending countless hours trying to hook my first bass, I figured I would take things back to basics. After all, I was not only trying to learn to fish in the sea but also use a vast spectrum of lures for the first time too! I decided to simplify things and remove a hugeContinue reading “Back to basics”

The steep blank learning cliff

A few weeks ago, the stars aligned and my imminent release from quarantine coincided with some time-off from work. After all the months of reading up about sea fishing, tidal mechanics, wind directions, scouting out potential fishing spots, watching a plethora of YouTube content and trying to learn the intricacies of lure fishing, it wasContinue reading “The steep blank learning cliff”

The journey to Kerry

Having been born and raised in North London, I first learnt to fish in my early teenage years… initially around small ponds near where I lived, which I have since realised probably didn’t actually have any fish in them. I guess I developed one of the most important skills needed, patience. Often made easier byContinue reading “The journey to Kerry”