I published a blog entry the other day about the scales that my wife bought me.
They are jewellers’ scales, made to accurately weigh very small items.
They’re perfect for the mini-species, and in particular, sticklebacks, which are a favourite fish of mine.
I always look forward to a fishing session, but especially so this morning, as the scales went along for the first time.
You can see how I got on via the video below, not only with the session but the scales as well.
I’m writing this on The New Saints’ team bus having just left the depot in Shrewsbury on our way to Park Hall.
Next stop is Caernarfon. Not for fishing though. It’s football for the rest of the day for me.
The tackle fished with was as follows:
Poachers Pocket mini-rod and reel.
Reel line was 4lb Maxima Chameleon, leading to Ultima Virage 1lb 6oz fluorocarbon, joined by a loop-to-loop knot.
There was a size 6 shot about four inches from the hook.
The hook was a Kamasan size 16, with a single white maggot as bait.
I use a white maggot as it stands out better in the water.