Mike Thrussell

Mike Thrussell is one of the most respected names in angling journalism with 25-years experience and a published article count probably in excess of 2000 features. He’s written for 14 different UK based magazines, plus numerous overseas publications. His books, written over 20-years ago now, Bass: Strategy & Confidence and Shark: First Run have become much sought after collector’s items.

The vicious storms experienced from early December and culminating with the savage winds, gigantic seas and severe flooding of early January are going...

Mike Thrussell takes a look back at his fishing year during 2013, Mike also ponders the prospects for 2014…… I’m writing this while flicking...

Mention wreck fishing in the UK and attention instantly turns to the south coast and the great sport to be found off ports as widespread as Dover and Plymouth. What...

WSF and TSF team up for an unexpected day afloat with top Holyhead skipper Gethyn Owen, a last minute trip that proved to be exceptionally enjoyable for...

Talking of bass makes me think that I’ll be plug fishing shortly. I made a mistake last year, as I think I’ve mentioned in a previous blog, that I...

I followed with interest the report of a yellowfin tuna capture off Brixham in mid-May. Rumours and misinformation inevitably spread like wildfire and...

After several weeks of straight, and very strong, bitterly cold easterly winds, it was pretty obvious that the fishing would be subdued. I’d fished the...

Regular readers will know that I set great store by the signs nature sends us. Looking locally though, winter is hanging on for dear life currently. The...

The latest in a brilliant series of sea angling guides covering various areas of Ireland is the West of Ireland Sea Angling Guide. This takes in the Clew...

Although the majority of the bigger fish have moved out to spawn, I always look forward to the period from February to late March. It’s a time I hit...