Frobury fish soup!

Last week I took a father and his two sons to Frobury Farm for a basic lesson. Billy is already a great fan of country sports and is keen that his sons should share his enthusiasm but as his knowledge…

Beginners luck?

As I have mentioned before, I do quite a lot of work with schools in Slough and most of this is with total beginners, one such lad, Bilal, made the Anglers Mail with a perch he caught on his first…

Coaching on the Kennet

I have had two days on the river Kennet this season teaching general river fishing but especially float fishing with a centrepin. This is becoming more popular thanks to that nice Mr. Wilson and his TV programmes but he is…

New local venue for tench

Since moving to “paradise” I have been looking for a local venue that provides some good tench fishing and on advice I joined Newbury Angling Association and the 16th June found me fishing one of their waters, Knott’s lake, that…

Coaching with the NFA

This Summer I have been very busy coaching alongside my colleagues from the NFA often in conjunction with the Environment Agency at various fisheries in the South of England. The days are organised by the fishery in question and the…