Sunday, 20 August 2017

Shore Fishing - Spinning for Mackerel - Tips for Beginners

No matter how far you progress in sea fishing as regards the species you target the humble Mackerel offer great sport and spinning for them on light tackle is great fun.

In the video below, I head to a rock mark on a beautiful summers morning to have some fun spinning for Mackerel.  The video has tips and tactics for beginners along with footage showing two ways of dispatching Mackerel to take home to eat.

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Catching Mackerel for Breakfast - No Time for Talking!

Something different this time as a little extra video in between the main videos. I had no time for talking in this one. Just had to get up early and head down to the rocks for a short session spinning for a Mackerel breakfast.

I hope that the video below will tell the story. WARNING: contains the dispatching of a fish with a priest!

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Catch and Cook - COD - Easy Tasty Recipe

Cod is probably the UK’s most popular fish to eat.

In the video below, I catch a Cod from the kayak, fillet, and bake the Cod using a simple but very tasty recipe then serve with new potatoes from the vegetable garden. Bon app├ętit!

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Ultra Light (LRF) Rock and Rock Pool Lure Fishing Fun

Ultra light tackle fishing otherwise known as LRF (light rock fishing) targeting mainly mini species with small hooks and lures but also catching larger fish, has become popular in recent years.

In the video below, I first head out onto the rocks to catch whatever I can, then fish a rock pool for mini rock pool species such as Gobies and catch a sought after and rare Giant Goby with underwater footage.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

My Most Successful Sea Bass Lures Over The Last 30 Years

Thinking about lure Bass fishing this year I went through all of the lures accumulated over the years and it brought back memories of past sessions.

I picked out 10 lures that I feel have been my most successful. Some of the lures go back many years and some more recent and below is a video going through those lures:

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Q&A: How Do You Load Your Fishing Kayak On Your Car Roof?

A question I am often asked is how I load my fishing kayak on the car roof rack. Understandable as they can be heavy and awkward.

Although there are kayak loaders on the market to help, the method I use is a D.I.Y method that works with my car and below is a video on how I do it to answer that question.

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Kayak Fishing - Lure Fishing a Big Reef for Pollack - Finding the Fish

One of the challenges when fishing a large reef for Pollack is finding the fish as they are not always all over the reef and move around.
In the video below, I head out on the kayak to a large reef to lure fish for Pollack and look at ways that help to find where the fish may be at certain times of the tide.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Rig Making - Cod or Pollack Lure Fishing Teaser Rig

When kayak lure fishing using methods such as vertical jigging, adding a teaser to the rig can greatly enhance your chances of catching fish. Apart from the teaser being an added attraction, it enables you to try different lures on the same rig.

In the video below, I go through setting up the teaser rig for Cod or Pollack using the drop shot method of tying the teaser.