Subscribe to Angler's Mail magazine nowWatch Angler's Mail TVSubscribe to the Angler's Mail Newsletter

Mullet

4. Medium-sized spinners make the best thin-lip lures. I’ve experimented with real cheap versions but they tend to be useless, refusing to rotate, especially on very slow retrieves.  Spend those extra pennies and go for high-end models such as Mepps. Trying to present a harbour ragworm on a treble hook doesn’t work, so they need to be removed using pliers or wire cutters. I’ve yet to find a single winning colour of lure, so take a selection. Silver scores well in clear water and on sunny days, while orange or black are effective on overcast days or in coloured water.