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Improving your saltwater fly leaders for coastal fishing – PII Before realising the potential behind constructing your own saltwater leaders learn to tie and become familiar and confident with the following excellent knots. Tie them securley across different diameters of mono filament and fluorocarbon Perfection loop Bloodknot Non slip loop knot Lefty Kreh uses a simple rule of thumb for constructing saltwater leaders, its one I use for bass fishing (with some… Read More

bass fishing Jim Hendrick

Improving your saltwater fly leaders for coastal fishing – PI People ask me a lot about leaders for bass fishing with the fly. One aspect mentioned frequently is the experience that people have of their fly not landing properly, people most often describe the problem as ‘the leader lands in a heap of line and doesn’t ‘turn over’ properly’ especially when casting at the coast. Even when casting is good poor turnover… Read More

Jim Hendrick

How bonefish on the fly made me a better bass fisherman. The first time I cast to bonefish of course I couldn’t see them, I was directed by my guide stood high on the stern of his skiff. Eventually I learned to stop looking ‘at’ and began looking ‘through’. I started to see, sometimes! On the second day things improved and slowly during day three I started to ‘catch’ the fish. Don’t… Read More

Eight places of nine now filled – one remains open at this time. Jim Hendrick __________________________________________________________________ Fly fishing for bass or seatrout at sea is a specialised and challenging aspect of sea angling that can elevate your fishing experiences to a completely different level. Any interested newcomers can of course learn the basics of fly fishing by reading about rods, reels, lines, leaders, knots, casting and fly tying on their own. But… Read More

Spending time on the ground (and /or in the water, sand, wind, rain, salt, sun as the case maybe) will over years reveal the strengths and weaknesses of fishing tackle. Time spent in a saltwater environment is no doubt a place where many items not up to the mark will find themselves in serious trouble. After ten seasons of saltwater guiding and fishing on the Irish coast I have seen many rods… Read More

Spending time on the ground (and /or in the water, sand, wind, rain, salt, sun as the case maybe) will over years reveal the strengths and weaknesses of fishing tackle. Time spent in a saltwater environment is no doubt a place where many items not up to the mark will find themselves in serious trouble. After ten seasons of saltwater guiding and fishing on the Irish coast I have seen many rods… Read More

Spending time on the ground (and /or in the water, sand, wind, rain, salt, sun as the case maybe) will over years reveal the strengths and weaknesses of fishing tackle. Time spent in a saltwater environment is no doubt a place where many items not up to the mark will find themselves in serious trouble. After ten seasons of saltwater guiding and fishing on the Irish coast I have seen many rods… Read More