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

“I’m sorry we dont have any GPS units in stock” said the assistant.A neutrino goes into a chandlery and asks for a GPS unit A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim

Sunday February 19th Landing Gear Rod: G-Loomis crosscurrent #7 – Hardy Zane #8 Line: Guideline Coastal #7 floating and #8 Intermediate Reel: Danielsson LW 6/9 Leader: Modified Rio tapered trout and Airflo polyleaders intermediate Fly: Small flatwing – lavender and grey A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim

Inland Fisheries Ireland Convictions and fines for two fishermen who used nets to catch Bass. Yesterday at Midleton District Court 2 fishermen were found guilty of using nets to catch Bass. IFI Fisheries Officers observed the nets on the evening of 11 July 2011 and in the early hours of the next day apprehended the two men. In evidence the Fisheries Officers stated that following a report they observed a net fixed… Read More

Drake Flyfishing Video Awards Winning Clip from On the Fly on Vimeo. A little bit of fishing in your day – Jim