On Thursday morning some fishing buddies (Emanuele, Mike, Alex and Allan) and I will be leaving for a few days fishing up North. The plan was to fish The Don on Thursday or Friday and then hit other rivers on the way back down but seeing as there is a cold front sweeping in and [...]
Got my official email with a nice logo to show off the fact I have been shortlisted for the Metro Blog Awards
Youâ€™ve been short listed in the Sport category, for the Best of Brit Blog Awards 2007 (BOBBâ€™s) brought to you by Ask.com and Metro Newspaper. The BOBBâ€™s were launched earlier in the [...]
Good grief, it seems I have been short listed in the Sports category for the Metro blog awards.
I have been eyeing up the contenders in the category and it seems I have some pretty stiff competition.
Now our panel of celebrity judges â€“ including England cricketer Alastair Cook, TV presenter [...]
When we were out fishing the other day Steven stumbled upon a dead sheep. Well, when I say stumbled I mean he was fishing away happily and noticed a funny smell – a rotting sheep was amongst some reeds on the bank. We all had a good look at it through our trusty monocular (boy [...]
A husband and wife go to a counselor after 15 years of marriage. The counselor asks them what the problem is and the wife goes into a tirade listing every problem they have ever had in the 15 years they’ve been married. She goes on and on and on. Finally, the counselor gets up, goes [...]
Another night at my fly tying class last night, very interesting.
On the way back home I got to discussing with Alex another river that we fish and just how special it actually is. The river is split with reeds and islands and weed beds making the currents form hundreds of small pools, riffles and [...]
This story starts not when I bought my new Sage rod while on holiday in New York but some time before when Mike bought his XP off eBay. He reported a “ticking” noise from the top ferrule which was driving him around the bend. After some advice from other people he waxed all the ferrules [...]
6 days to go before the broonie (thats brown trout to my US cousins)Â season starts.
The weather forecast is for rain for the next few days making sure we will all be gazing miserably at swollen rivers…..
” Thou shalt not share sweet spots disclosed by friends ” Thou shalt defecate in that service station before going near water ” Thou shalt impart one nugget of wisdom to every brother of the angle that you meet. ” Thou shalt only kill when needed ” Thou shall not cover another mans spot [...]
16 Days to go and the broonie season will be upon us.
I mind it was like this last year …..and then suddenly we get snow.
I hope its not the same this year !