With the start of the summer sun beating down, I decided to ignore the reports about wind and swell and head to the North Coast in search of an adventurous afternoon and fishing. It’s a short drive to one of my favourite fishing spots on the North Coast of Cornwall: Tubbies Head. This rocky outcrop is located on the cliffs between St Agnes and Porthtowan and, in the right conditions, can present some awesome bass fishing. As I arrived…

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  Last week we went for a little paddle around St Michael’s Mount. I’ve not kayaked around it before but was inspired by a friend telling me about his experience kayaking around the mount. So late last Thursday, we drove down to Penzance in the van with a couple Fatyak Kaafus on board to check the mount out for ourselves. We parked up at The Godolphin Arms in Marazion as their carpark was open late, was only £2 and was…

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  For Christmas I was blessed to receive a whole host of fantastic books. Lots of different people bought me lots of great books and I’m sure that if you’re reading Wild Tide then you will love them too! Have a look and then I’ll tell you about them…   Going from left to right on my bookshelf! Getting Started at Fly Fishing for Trout by Allan Sefton A great introductory book that takes you through everything you need to…

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  It’s been raining non stop this week and I’ve now declared that it’s officially winter. Some people might say that rain and cold is bad weather; This isn’t true though; there is no such thing as bad weather – just bad clothing. To avoid bad clothing you need to invest in a decent pair of wellies and a good coat. Once you’ve got those, then who cares if it’s tipping it down. I’ve recently tackled my wet weather footwear…

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  This weekend my friend and I decided to go on a bit of a road trip over to the Roseland Peninsula. We didn’t know where exactly we were going but we were in search of a new and successful bass fishing location. With rods, lures and a trusty map packed, we set off. We decided to take the short cut and go via the legendary King Harry Ferry, cutting out about 20 miles of faffing about through Truro. I…

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  People think of the peak summer months of July and August as being the best best months for fishing. I’m a pretty firm believer that this stretches to early Autumn and that great fishing can be had in September and October, especially when we have a nice warm month like we have had this September. This week my fishing co-pilot and I went down to one of our favourite marks on the North Coast of Cornwall. It’s a great…

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  If you like adventures and traversing wild terrain like this…   …you can often find that the regular kit isn’t quite tough enough. That’s why people like Wisport make bags like this Pathfinder Shoulder Bag. My friends and I regularly explore the North coast and climb down, past the coastal path before clambering down the cliffs to fish. This bag is perfect for that as it has an adjustable waist belt, which stops it rocking around when you’re walking…

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  After last weeks post, I thought I’d do it again and put up another quick write up of last week’s highlights. As part of Falmouth Week the Red Arrows came to Falmouth, they did an outstanding display of their aerobatic talents over the harbour. We sat down by the sea wall, legs dangled over the edge with a bottle of beer in one hand and watched the spectacle. As we were watching we wondered, actually how close were they…

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  This week has got off to a bit of a lame, rainy start so I thought I would use some of my rainy day today to blog about last week and the adventures I had! I’m pretty busy at the moment and I’m sure nobody wants to read a detailed description of the whole 168 hours, so I’m just going to write a few lines and let you look at lots of photos. At the start of the week…

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