The Big Lerf Fundraiser 2022 – BUY TICKETS

The Big Lerf Fundraiser 2022 will take place in Plymouth, Devon on Saturday 16th July at 9am. This event will build on the incredible turnout for the 2021 event in Weymouth and hopefully raise lots of money for our two chosen charities. As before this will be a lure only event, with a variety of…

LRF Basics – Why Use Ester Line?

Thanks to our friends in Japan, Light Rock Fishing is always moving, always evolving. Their obsession with perfection eventually finds it’s way to our shores, for UK Lerfers to work out uses for our species. The Japanese ‘Ajing’ obsession is what has delivered Polyester (Ester) line to us and to my door. Having used it…

YouTube – The Big Lerf Weekender 2021

Here’s something I have been looking forward to watching ever since September. Rich has finally put it all together and this gives you a little flavour of our Big Lerf Weekender this year. Enjoy! Find more of recent posts below!

Sea Angler – My New Role

I’m very happy to announce my new role with Sea Angler. I will now be the in-house LRF Expert! What’s even better is the first magazine featuring yours truly is out, so please pick up a copy to show your support. Reading these guides as a kid was incredibly valuable to me and I often…

The Big Lerf Podcast – Episode 4 With Andy Mytton & Dom Garnett

This was a seriously fun one to record. Me and Richard Salter, sadly lacking our Big Lerf buddy, Joe Mole through illness, met up with Andy Mytton and Dominic Garnett in Weymouth. The plan was to record a podcast and get fishing. Storm Arwen made the fishing part less attractive but we still did well!…

The Big Lerf Winter League 21/22

1st December 2021 – 1st April 2022 Winter is a surprisingly excellent time for LRF. Scaling down lures and slowing our techniques can still make for excellent sport, even in the cold. With that in mind we have come up with The Big Lerf Winter League! This is a free entry competition running from 12am…

LRF Basics – The Cheb Rig

Jigheads are great, but there is an alternative – and it comes with endless flexibility… It’s called the Cheb, short for Cheburashka. As the name implies, this is a rigging technique hailing from Russia, and like Vodka and ear warming fur hats, it’s a great export. So welcome to my LRF Basics guide to the…

Hookpoint – The Cornish Lure Festival 2021 – LRF

Writing for Hookpoint Magazine continues to be a monthly treat for me, especially with fantastic writers and such incredible covers … Literally this month’s is jaw dropping! As ever, my stories are a little smaller in scale but at least this features one of my best ever flounder. Find the link to the article below….

Greek LRF – The Big Lerf Weekender Part 3

Welcome back to Greek Lerfer, Alex Dounis’ account of his Big Lerf Weekender exploits. This is the final instalment of his weekend and is all about his drive to finish on 30 species…. Pleased with my performance on the previous two days, I decided to give my self a small break and set an achievable…