Keith Barker is no stranger to big bass but at the weekend he he surprised even himself by beating his PB by 5cm…

I would like to report my fish caught at the weekend from a shingle beach in Co. Waterford, taken on light lure gear, on a neap tide on the 6th of October

85 cm bass keith barker

The fish was a 85cm European sea  bass Improving my personal best by 5 cm.

The gear I used was aMajorcraft triple cross 10-30gr eu custom 902m paired with a Penn slammer 2500DX reel

A small neap tide flooding with 2 hours to high water, hooked in shallow water in the shore break, hooked with a belly weighted EVOBASS sabre 130 in white soft plastic.

Go fishing…

Bass fishing in Ireland

Sea angling along the south east coast