The artifice of fishing

How many words have been written concerning our favourite sport over the years? How much of what is put in print is worth reading, let alone reading again? Many modern publications are little more than the work of advertising copy…

A Brace of perch for six pounds

Just before Christmas we had our first real cold spell of the winter and it started the night before one of the school outings I so enjoy. I took three young lads, all new to the sport, to fish on…