This next session turned into a learning curve for me. After nearly 40 years of being out on the bank, there’s always a surprise or two that springs up and a new trick or two […]
It’s been a busy month so far, but I have managed to wet a line on two separate occasions.
After my last couple of sessions at my syndicate water, where they really gave me the run […]
I was off shift from work and had decided to do a day session on a small estate lake that I know. The lake it is a small intimate venue of approximately five acres hidden […]
So my first session on Orchid went with a bit of a bang!
The weather was what none anglers would deem ‘horrendous’ – though to be honest for January it was really mild with strong south […]
The year blew in rainy and mild – Friday nights huddled under ‘the Beards’ little brolly talking utterly hysterical nonsense with Meeky, Marcus and anyone else unfortunate to be in ear shot. It was a […]
Following on from a fairly successful 2013 on Roach Pit, the 2014 season actually went better than I could have hoped; managing 22 bites and working my way through ‘most’ of the stock!
It all started […]
My very next session started off after a trip to the dentist. Luckily it was nothing serious, but after a few missed appointments due to last minute trips to France I daren’t miss another one! […]
Following on from my 2014 overview I thought I would scribble down a few bits and bobs about my start to 2015. Well, I would like to say I set the angling world alight with […]
Deepest Winter. It can conjure up such romantic images such as walking over crisply frozen grass on a frosty winter’s morn’ with cute little robins and all that. In reality it can be a cold, […]
Imagine we are now leaving the summer behind, the greens will be turning to golds, browns and oranges and the nights will be gradually getting longer. What does this mean for the nation’s barbel anglers? […]
Barbel fishing throughout the winter months can be a very hit and miss affair. If you get it right and fish when conditions are great then the results can be spectacular – but if the […]
This autumn and early part of the winter and I have been bang into my barbel fishing. After gaining a ticket to a rather special stretch of a Thames Tributary, I have dedicated a fair […]
Well, hopefully by the time you are reading this, the weather will have finally cooled off enough to dig out the old pike gear again and I will have put away the summer gear. Lovely […]
This autumn I have been bang into my barbel fishing. After gaining a ticket to a rather special stretch of a Thames Tributary, I decided to dedicate a fair amount of my time trying to […]
Imagine we are now leaving the summer behind, the greens will be turning to golds, browns and oranges and the […]
Barbel fishing throughout the winter months can be a very hit and miss affair. If you get it right and […]