Author Archives: Damion Fryer

About Damion Fryer

Damion Fryer is a UK-based angler and writer with experience fishing many of the world's top freshwater and saltwater destinations including the Canary Islands, Florida and the Caribbean. He has written for top fishing content outlets and magazines such as LURE, Total Sea Fishing and Pike and Predator, and is also on the Pro Staff team for several US-based companies.

My Tenerife Fishing Holiday: Small Fish, Big Fun!

Light Rock Fishing in Tenerife for Mini Species It’s 6:50 am, there’s not a cloud in the sky, the sun’s just making an appearance on the horizon and it’s already 24 degrees Celsius (about 75 degrees Fahrenheit). As I gently flick my rod tip, looking down into the crystal clear water at the marina, I can clearly see my 2” pink Power Shirasu, which is rigged on a size 10 1.4g jig-head hopping and dancing its way across the rocks… Read More »

6 Compelling Spinning Reels from Shimano, Daiwa and Abu Garcia

Shimano Shimano is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fishing tackle today, but it did not start out making equipment for anglers. The company was founded in 1921 by Japanese industrialist Shozaburo Shimano in Higashi Minato, Sakai City with the goal of producing the best precision bicycle components in the world. The company thrived in the bicycle market and quickly became an industry leader. However, in 1970 Shimano added a new wrinkle to their thriving international business by launching… Read More »

The Best Fishing in the Caribbean Isn’t Always Offshore

Boatless Fishing in the Caribbean There many species of fish available to the angler who wants to fish both inshore and offshore around the many Islands that make up the Caribbean. Although the majority of the attention is focussed on larger species such as sailfish, marlin, mahi-mahi, and tuna caught offshore during boat trips, there’s plenty of fun and some great action to be had by simply fishing from the surf, around the local marinas and other shoreline structures. In… Read More »

Nothing Mickey Mouse About the Bass Fishing in Central Florida

Florida is home to over 2.5 million acres of freshwater which are available in the form of ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, springs, man-made canals and wetlands. Hundreds of the lakes and ponds were formed naturally through various geologic processes whereas hundreds more are artificial, being constructed on housing developments, shopping centers, and golf courses. Lots of these waters are stocked with fish, whereas others gain a fish population naturally, either arriving through something like a feeder stream or eggs and… Read More »