Urban Escape: Lure Fishing the Canal Network
With the arrival of the warmer weather, perch become much more active and start feeding more aggressively, making them an excellent quarry to target on the urban canal network.
The Light Approach
One of the most appealing aspects of lure angling is the ability to grab a few essential items of equipment to spend a few hours fishing without having to spend time filling a car full of tackle.
TINY LURES CATCH BIG PERCH
New Film: Learn how to catch big perch from your local canal with Sam Edmonds.
In Session Video: Target Canal Perch
Now the river season is over, there's great sport to be had if you're targeting perch on the canal.
My top three canal perch lures
Being confident in the lures that you use is absolutely vital, and can be a great advantage if your time fishing is limited. With that in mind, I tend to find myself using these three lures as the go-to baits from my tackle box.