LRF IS BACK!

We did it! We sold every single ticket for The Big Lerfin’ Fundraiser (details here), which means on the 3rd July there will be 70 Lerfers descending on Weymouth to chat, catch lots of species and compete for prizes. It got me thinking that LRF may be having another renaissance, so I wanted to delve…

When We Fish Again

There is light at the end of the tunnel. Any day now we could be allowed back onto the beaches, harbours, lakes and rivers once more to wet a line. This lockdown has been a bizarre experience, a pause on regular daily life, a chance to reflect and to pine for simpler, less worrying times….

What Makes A Great Tackle Shop?

Even without the current pandemic, there’s never been a more challenging time to run a tackle shop. With it’s efficiency, viral advertising and temptation, the Internet (and it’s evil offspring, Social Media) has revolutionised how anglers buy tackle. To be a shop owner now you need to move with the times, open your doors to…

We Take Mackerel For Granted

The one species that anglers and non anglers associate with summer, good eating and pretty pictures sold in tourist towns is the mackerel. I wasn’t going to write about them as I felt I couldn’t add anything new to the conversation about a beloved fish, caught by almost every angler who has fished saltwater. That…