A great Christmas gift for any angler

Image credit: Broken-Arts Are you looking for the ideal Chistmas gift for a friend or relative who fishes? Tackle is a difficult choice as it can be very much a personal preference and buying an item of tackle that the…

More about floats

In my previous post I showed a picture of two sets of floats I bought on eBay and mentioned that I was ordering some more – well they’ve arrived! They are all fluted avons and the picture below will show…

A day for me on the river Kennet

Tuesday was the first day off I have had for some time with no urgent preparation to do for the following day and I awoke that morning with a feeling that something was missing. I went to my bait storage…

One of my weird theories

As a result of a comment by Joe Perdoni on a previous post, I’ve decided to put my one of my theories, previously only spoken of to close friends, down in print. Joe says: “Why is it that fish always…

Cold weather clothing

Once again, this article first appeared on the TryAngling website but we’re in the process of redesigning that site and part of the plan is to move tackle reviews, catch reports and so on to this blog for instant publishing….

Back on the River

At last my wrists have healed enough to allow me to have a day’s fishing for myself, the first since October. I chose to visit the Lower Itchen Fishery on the river Itchen near Southampton. I paid over £100 for…