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HOOK PENETRATION

Hook penetration is one of the most important aspects of fishing and probably the least well understood. The aim of this article is to help clear up some of the confusion. The sharpness,Ā length and profile of the point all govern how far the hook point will penetrate into the flesh in and around the mouth of a fish. The barb is the projection extending backwards … Continue reading HOOK PENETRATION

BAIT – THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Let me say from the outset that this article is not intended to denigrate those who use bait to catch fish in any way. It is a time honoured, effective and legal way to fish and I have the utmost respect for those fishermen who can seemingly catch fish at will using bait. The aim of the article is to show just how much bait … Continue reading BAIT – THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT