Jerkbait Light – new theme on my blog and YouTube channel

During the last couple of year I have spent a lot of time fishing small jerkbaits for trout, perch, pike and other predators. One of the first results of that passion – is an article in Danish angling magazine, Sportsfiskeren (hitting the streets in this week). The Jerkbait Light theme will continue on my blog, […]

Shimano Curado I series – a short introduction and a setup video instruction

Shimano knows their business and technology when it comes to fishing reel, and the Curado baitcaster has a reputation for being the ultimate workhorse for everyday fishing. The company makes lots of more expensive baitcasting reels, but the Curado offers real bang for the bucks – and is the go-to reel for a lot of […]

Shimano Curado – casting brake setup guide

Quickguide to adjusting the casting brakes on a Shimano Curado I HG reel. 2 minutes of your time used on watching this video and setting up your Curado, enables you to avoid backlashes and birds nests. Here’s how! If you have a shop selling this reel… or just want to share the setup guide with […]

Jerkbaits basics

Most jerkbaits are designed to imitate baitfish – while a few mimics the looks and action of an amphibian or a mouse. Generally jerbaits are large lures and considered go-to lures for pike or muskie. But actually slightly downsized jerbaits also account for quite a few trophy-sized zander, walleye, bass and trout. Usually jerkbaits have […]

Lauri Rapala 100th Anniversary Lure

One of my favourite lures for spinning and light baitcasting for trout, perch and lots of other predators… even pike… are actually a limited edition lure that no longer is in production. Here’s the story! Lauri Rapala was born in 1905 and decades later he designed the fabulous wobbler that caught a lot of fish… […]

Ystad, summer breeze… and garfish

Ulla and I just returned from a week’s holiday in Southern Sweden. We spent the first couple of days in Ystad, and went fishing along the coastline on short daytrips. The weather was fabulous – but not for trout fishing: Burning sun and temperatures up to 20 degree Celsius (around 77 Fahrenheit). So we were […]