LRF Profile – The Long Spined Sea Scorpion

Ben Bassett
  · Ben Bassett  · March 23, 2017

Certain fish species are just icons for their respective scenes. The bass is the poster boy for heavy rock fishing, the carp for specimen coarse fishing and when it comes to LRF, one species is synonymous with the technique, the long spined sea scorpion. It’s easy to see why this species is so popular, it’s [...]

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Split-Shotting for ultra light lure fishing

Jamie Sandford
  · Jamie Sandford  · July 14, 2016

Lure fishing takes many forms within modern day angling. Saltwater and Freshwater the scene is booming and becoming ever more popular, you only have to read the weeklies to see the words L.R.F and Drop-Shot. So this brings me to write about what I’ve been doing recently, ‘Split-Shotting’. I was introduced to this technique by [...]

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CARP – The Alternative approach.

Jamie Sandford
  · Jamie Sandford  · June 1, 2016

When we think of ‘Fly fishing for Carp’ in the U.K. , we often think – Pellet Flies, G&H Sedge’s and other floating Flies, which can be coloured and fashioned to look like small pieces of Bread or Dog-biscuits. Now over the years when lure fishing for Pike and Perch using soft plastics, I’ve often [...]

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May fish of the Month 2014

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · May 29, 2014

It is tine for you to vote for the May fish of the month winner. The top three fish from the poll will be judged by myself and the sponsor and the final winner will be announced on Wednesday. May fish of the monthMay fish of the monthThis months prize has kindly been put up [...]

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Species Gallery for 2014

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · April 29, 2014

Last year I decided to do a Species Gallery with the aim of trying to reach 30 species. To be honest I forgot that I was doing it and didn’t record that many species, 13 to be exact. It wasn’t that I didn’t catch more than that, I just was simply too lazy to add [...]

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March fish of the Month 2014

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · April 7, 2014

It has taken me a bit of time to sort out the March fish of the month, as the competition stopped running for a number of reasons last year. Well it is back and we have some good prizes for the next couple of months. This months prize is a signed copy of 100 Ultimate [...]

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September fish of the Month

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · September 24, 2013

September is often one of the best months for fishing in the south coast. Lets hope we see some great entries for this months competition. I have a Minke fishing multi tool  for this months winner. If you have no idea what that is then have a look in a a couple of days and [...]

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Species Gallery for 2013

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · August 5, 2013

My main aim this year is to catch as many species as I can. I will be targeting fresh and salt water species in the hope of hitting 30 species by the end of the year. I am going to have to make sure that I remember to take a picture of each one. Hopefully [...]

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August fish of the Month

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · August 5, 2013

August winner is Jordan with one of the biggest Black Bream I have seen from the shore. Well done. I have another signed copy of Henry Gilbey’s Ultimate Fishing Adventures book for this months winner.   So here are the rules: Fish must be caught during this month and all entries must have at least [...]

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July fish of the Month

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · August 4, 2013

Winner for July is Patrick with his Bass The prize this month is a signed copy of Henry Gilbey’s Ultimate Fishing Adventures.       So here are the rules: Fish must be caught during this month and all entries must have at least one accompanying picture. Checks will be made on the date time [...]

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June fish of the Month

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · June 12, 2013

The Winner for June is Andy with a great Bass. This month I have a great prize for the winner. I have a signed copy of Henry Gilbey’s Ultimate Fishing Adventures. I will post a review of the book later this week as I got one for myself, but so far it has been hard [...]

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May fish of the Month

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · May 29, 2013

May fish of the month winner was very close, with a good Mullet and an exceptional Cat fish from Dorset, but  Phil Mathers wins with his 7lb 4oz Gurnard So here are the rules: Fish must be caught during this month and all entries must have at least one accompanying picture. Checks will be made [...]

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April Fish of the Month

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · May 29, 2013

We have a winner: April’s winner is Seamus, with his Thornback Ray. Well done young man. I will give you a couple of more days before I close the April competition. So if you did catch in April send me the details. I am now looking for fish for the April competition. This month I [...]

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March Fish of the Month

Adrian Crawford
  · Adrian Crawford  · April 10, 2013

    The winner of the first  Fishing Tails fish of the month competition is James Lane with his Haddock. Well done James, you will now go into the fish of the year competition. So here are the rules: Fish must be caught during this month and all entries must have at least one accompanying [...]

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