Lucky 7 with Brian Brennan

From accross the pond, Brian Brennan, another self confessed light tackle fishing junkie takes’s Lucky 7 this week.

1. What’s your name and where are you from?

Brian R. Brennan and I am from the state of New Jersey in the USA20lb Musky Lake Hopatcong 12-4-12

2. What part do you play in the fishing community today?

I am a serious ultra light tackle angler. I write on a lot of different websites and give advice to a lot of anglers in regards to rods and reelsRanger 619VS

3. What was it that really got you into fishing and how old were you?

I owe my love of fishing to my dad. He got me started when I was 3 yrs old and I have fished ever since. I got really into it when I turned 17 and got my license. I bought my first bass boat at 21 and have had one ever since.1.75lb Crappie Lake Hopatcong 4-25-12

4. What is your greatest fishing memory?

I have so many it would be hard to list one. I gotta say hosting Aussie angler Patrick Sullivan and helping him catch his first American Bass rates right up there.6.5lb LM Bass 4-7-09-1

5. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Hopefully retired from my job as a police officer. I have been one since I was 20 years old. Fishing has always been a release of sorts for me. A nice month long visit to AU to meet all my online mates and to catch a few bream too.4.5lb Walleye Lake Hopatcong 5-6-11-3

6. What’s top of the “bucket list”?

Wild Alaskan Rainbows on ultra light tackle, Bream of course in Sydney Harbor, and I want a queenfish on 2-4kg gear in the worst way…2.75lb Smallmouth Lake Winni 5-22-12

7. Who do you look up to in the fishing community?

Ray Scott for making tournament fishing as big as it is here in the USA, Forrest Wood for building my preferred brand Ranger Boats, and all the great Australian anglers who befriended a crazy yank fisho who stumbled onto the bream scene by accident back in 2004 and never left. And of course the crew at Lure and Fly for keeping it real and writing about the sport we all love so much20lb Musky Lake Hopatcong 12-4-12

2 responses to “Lucky 7 with Brian Brennan

  1. Goodonya Brian, yeah youv’e been around awile now, your positive presence on the boards has added an interesting dimension to the Oz fishing scene. And it will be a well earned retirement after that long in the Force. Buz

  2. Thanks Buz…..I have learned so much from reading about your light tackle fishing and buying Aussie tackle. Your techinques and lures work so very well over here. I hope I am around and accepted for a long time to come.

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