Does Recreational Angling contribute to the economy? Inland Fisheries Ireland(IFI) has appointed Tourism Development International (TDI) to undertake a Socio-Economic Survey of Recreational Angling in Ireland. The overall objective of the survey is to establish the current volume and value of domestic and overseas recreational angling in Ireland. It will run over the course of 2012.Pike, coarse fish, bass, salmon, sea trout, brown trout and sea anglers will all be invited to… Read More

The presentation that I made for Hooked Live is also available through the slideshare on line presentation software – I purchased the option just before the show to make the SS available through an embed on PBF. Today, long after I had forgotten about my account creation I received and auto email from slideshow telling me that more than 1,000 people have viewed or downloaded the slideshow. I hope that it has… Read More

A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim

CATCH & RELEASE from Chris Campbell on Vimeo. A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim

Sand smelt by Brian Healy today. A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim

The full version of the presentation – nice to meet some people on Saturday and thanks for the support – this is the full version of the slide show with the details Bass fishing in ireland   View more presentations from jimhendrick   A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim

Steve and I have shared a few e-mails over the past few years I opened this one from Steve this morning. ___________________________________________________________________ Hi Jim, Hope all is well in Ireland. Do you remember last year I asked you about catching Gilthead Bream on the RA Pop. As you was so helpful I thought I’d give you a little update on how my season panned out!. Firstly I never managed a Gilthead although… Read More

Soft and Fluffy – Why do bass choose to eat strange things? I will be making a short presentation at the Hooked Live show on Saturday morning March the 10th. Thanks to Mark I can squeeze in some time and discuss with you some of the experiences I have had over the years with both soft baits and saltwater flies whilst bass fishing. This is not a ‘how to’ presentation but rather… Read More

Whilst on the way to fishing yesterday with Ken, high in the sky I heard and then saw a skylark, what a sound and what a day to be out in good company. The workshop season has gotten of to a flying start in the last few days and it never ceases to amaze me as to the people who are interested in bass fishing. I have been visited by the guys… Read More