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Line Twist

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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


Line Lay

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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


It's The Monsoon Season

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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


Hampala Barb

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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


Site Went Down

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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


Pimp My Lure - Weedguard

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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


Line Spooling

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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


What's Going On

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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.

Again, to those who wish to contribute their fishing knowledge, welcome.
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Read more... April 20, 2014 posted by N.C Lip


Hooks

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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