News - fisherman catches new record sheepshead in Delaware
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that a sheepshead fish caught in Lewes last month has set a new state record. The 17.1-pound fish measured 28 inches long and had a girth of 24 inches.
Read more... October 29, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - dreaded mini curls - causes, prevention & fix
Line twist is a condition where nylon monofilament on a reel forms multiple twist onto itself. Sometimes it can be so bad that fishing is rendered impossible...
Read more... September 20, 2014 posted by N.C Lip
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