Hard, hot light by ten a.m., windows ricocheting sun, concrete incandescent, even blacktop white. No day to stay in the city. Tackle chosen, we drive south and west, right angles giving way to round, to hills that fall away to sea, the highway here a line along a ragged edge, order eroding into mystery. A half moon cove no wider than two homes, its tide near flood, sun overhead. We rig, hoist… Read More

Making a good presentation by ‘casting backwards’ is an essential skill – especially on the open coast. For a right-hander faced with the prevailing south westerlies its the best way to safely make good casts.

For Jose, a mayan guide who reminded me of what it means to be a fisherman

“Lets make a reel that is revolutionary!”

Minister Creed launches public consultation on trawling activity inside the 6 nautical mile zone The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed today launched a public consultation on trawling within the 6 nautical mile coastal zone. This consultation is taking place after a number of concerns were raised by stakeholders regarding the level of trawling inside the 6nm zone. The topic has been the subject of scientific and economic reports… Read More

The places and the times where the fish take us – the moments of value beyond that which we often forget through the catching of fish. The activity keeps us in the now.

Dont just do something – stand there!

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better. — Edsger W. Dijkstra

Fly fishing from a southern facing coast into prevailing south westerly winds – this technique can help you deliver flies in tougher conditions often for bigger fish.