Technical - something fishy about your line alignment?
Let's clear things up before we jump to the conclusion that any uneven line lay is a shortcoming. Some reels are designed to have line lay slightly tapered either towards the top or bottom...
Read more... September 02, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
News - heavy rain in the Malaysian rainforest
The frequent & unpredictable rain has made fishing almost impossible. Although there are some places with shelter to fish from, I still don't fancy getting zapped by lightning. So for the past few weeks I did some website enhancement, especially on its appearance. Hopefully this will provide a better viewing experience. Ultralight fishing will be next on the to-do list as soon as opportunity knocks.
Read more... August 27, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
Freshwater - despite its name this fish has no barbs
Mention the name Hampala Barb (hampala macrolepidota) & the following reply would probably be "huh?" Here in Malaysia, it is usually referred to as Sebarau or Jungle Perch ...
Read more... August 2, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
News - quick update
Site went down for 3 days or so, probably due to some glitch but everything is back to normal now. I'll be uploading new stuff in the next few days. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Read more... July 30, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - venturing lures to hard to reach places!
Tried getting weedless hook for your lure but couldn't find the right one? Let's face it, they do not come in wide array of choices...
Read more... June 28, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - what is the correct amount & method?
The incorrect amount of line can affect our fishing. In excess, it will spew out. Insufficient, casting distance is shortened...
Read more... May 30, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
News - just a short briefing of current activities
Jeff had moved & is going to start all over again; getting his fishing license, gears & finding new places to fish. Hopefully, he will have new catches to share with us. Meanwhile I have some real life issues to tend to so production of new articles will be temporarily left aside.
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Read more... April 20, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - the vital link to your fish
All hooks can catch fish. So why waste time with choosing? It's about making your strikes connect consistently. To achieve 9 out of 10 instead of 3 ...
Read more... March 15, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
Freshwater - graceful humpbacks of calm water
Does bronze featherback sound exotic to you? It is the smallest of the featherbacks & widely distributed throughout Asia. According to fishbase.org; it has a maximum length of 60cms. In waters where the food chain is solid, I had seen fish up to 1' ...
Read more... January 31, 2014 posted by N.C Lip