To catch anglers or fish?

Hair rigs – love ’em or hate ’em – have one main disadvantage, particularly when tied up prior to fishing and that is you have to decide what size bait you will be using when you tie them. I like…

New manufacturer’s web site

The interweb thingy has finally been validated by one of the leading names in angling! Peter Drennan (one of my all time heroes) has finally endorsed the whole sphere of electronic communications by launching his own company website, Drennan International….

Another new centrepin…

It is a well established fact, handed down from generation to generation, that a man cannot have too many centrepins! But I must be coming close. Yesterday I went to the Farnborough tackle sale just for a look round and…

New addition to my toy box

I have never made a secret of the fact that I’m a tackle tart and although I have been lucky with some of my purchases on ebay, it is very satisfying to own something very special and personal. I am…

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…

Hand made fishing floats

As a well known tackle tart I was browsing through the fishing tackle section of eBay when I came across these two sets of hand made fishing floats. When they arrived I was so impressed with the quality that, although…

A new centrepin on the block.

Last week I visited one of my local tackle shops, Thatcham Angling, and the first thing I saw when I entered the shop was a new centrepin reel on display. It was not a type I recognised so I picked…