The Big Lerf Podcast – The Big Lerf Weekender 2021

Thank you again everyone who got involved on the Big Lerf Weekender 2021. We have now recorded our podcast, going through the event. As always you can pick and choose what platform you prefer to listen on. You can also find the list of species and a few photo highlights below. Enjoy! To recap, Lerfers…

LRF – Jigging For Couches Bream

There are moments, most often in the summer months, when I realise how lucky I am to live and fish in Plymouth. It may not be the richest city, but the riches below the surface of the Plymouth Sound are vast. I spent an August evening fishing with Maurice Mitchinton, which went from typical to…

Hookpoint – LRF Gurnards (and an alien encounter)

Another month, another superb issue of Hookpoint! This month I had to share an early August gurnard bash, with a surprise catch thrown in. Please check it out via the link below… Find the article by clicking here. Find more of my articles for Hookpoint by clicking below.

The Big Lerf Podcast Episode 1

We have done it! Myself, Richard Salter & Joe Mole have entered the Podcast game with this first episode. In it we introduce ourselves, preview the Big Lerf Weekender, go through social media and look to the months ahead. So check out the first episode via the links below. I have shared a variety so…

LRF Basics – Choosing The Right Weight

One of most common and simplest mistakes you can make when starting LRF, is fishing too heavy. I know this because I did it when I started. To fish a jighead or Dropshot weight under 2g was madness in my eyes back then. As I have Lerfed more, I have found how effective going lighter…

LRF Basics – Choosing The Right Jighead

I am a huge fan of jigheads, using them for around half of my Lerfing. There is a huge range out there though and understanding them and their uses takes time. As a continuation of my LRF Basics series, here’s my guide to these brilliant weighted hooks. Using jigheads is one of the simplest ways…

The Big Lerf Weekender 2021 – 10th-12th September

After the success of last September 2020’s Big Lerf’ and the Big Lerfin Fundraiser in Weymouth in July, we are back with a free entry nationwide event! Read on to see how you can get involved and we can make this even bigger than last year. Starting at 11am on Friday 10th September, all you…

LRF – The Stinger Rig

I have been inspired by my recent fishing with Richard Salter (aka Devon Lerfer) to share this very simple rig with you all. Rich put together an excellent explainer post on Facebook and Instagram, which you can find by visiting his page. The problem with social media posts is that they disappear in a couple…

The Big Lerfin’ Fundraiser 2021 – Weymouth

On Saturday 3rd July 2021, what was probably the biggest ever LRF (Light Rock Fishing) event in the UK took place. Nearly 60 anglers took part, all with the intention of targeting the variety of species, large and small, that inhabit the coastline of Dorset. To read the rest of my summary of the day,…