Im sorry to keep going on about this!!

Its winter approaching thats what it is. It must be something to do with the fact that I got hardly any fishing done the last few months of the season. Anyway, Im stressed out……sitting here writing essays…….thinking about views like this ….thinking about warm summer days, flies hatching, trout rising……having a sit under some trees……hell [...]

Fishing on the Telly

I was sitting eating my breakfast in the morining drinking my tea watching the usuall morning fishing shows on home n leasure. I quite like fishing shows that are a bit “different” even a bit odd or quirky and Jungle Hooks fits that bill.

Join Jeremy Wade in the Amazon jungle, as he tries [...]

The blues…..and its only November!!

So Im trawling through University work just now. I have two major essays to do that have to be in within a few weeks and they are hard ones. Was sitting in class today when I began to think about the amount of time that I have got before I can actually cast a dry [...]

Essential Skills With Oliver Edwards

Here is another one of those Ollie Edwards DVDs. In this one he uses PTN on a chalk stream. I know a guy that used pheasant tail nymphs on the kelvin with great success. He is showing the technique on the Avon as well. I would love to fish their. Actually I think I will [...]

Goodies from the postman!!

So I phoned Guide the other day to find out what was happening with my waders. They told me that they have sent them on to the actual makers to find out what went wrong and were going to send me a new pair. When i asked a timescale they informed me as I had [...]

The Canal

So seeing as how I did not get a chance to go for Grayling today I managed to get down to the canal for a few hours in pursuit of Pike….

I was actually suprised by the number of anglers out at the canal today. We met about …………..5 or 6 guys.One of [...]

Essential Skills With Oliver Edwards

Looks like a good DVD…..you can buy it from Amazon too. I have the one to do with Czech Nymphing……the guys class……..this one is to do with Mayfly time on a chalkstream….looks like well worth the cashdo!!!!

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Gartnaval pond=Binghams Pond

You might remmember a couple of posts ago I spoke about the pond at Gartnaval…well I found out a little more info from here

Bingham’s pond was built at Gartnavel in the early 1880s on the site of old brick and coal pits. Popular skating and boating activities were run by three generations of [...]

New Fishing Camera!!

So after hunting around for ages I finally found an ideal little fishing camera. It is a Mustek gSm@rt D35. My last fishing camera was another Mustek which was actually pretty pants but served me well for a couple of years. I didnt hear too many people complaining anyway. A fishing camera has to have [...]

The Small Stream Dry Fly

Ah, Christmas and the dark nights are closing in again and it is time for good books. Whilst I seem to spend my time reading textbooks when I go to bed I like to read and dream about fishing…..this looks like a doozerThe Small Stream Dry Fly

Synopsis . In this book Lou Stevens presents [...]

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