A Winter’s Tale – February 2017 Blog

Feb 2017 Blog

John Snow was right. Winter was coming and it arrived with a ‘double vortex arctic blast’ according to the Express. The Mail got pretty excited, too. And I loved the Continue Reading →

2016 – May Blog

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April’s a funny old month. It’s barely begun as I write this introduction and the river season still feels hauntingly familiar, barely over, practically clinging to my vest yet we’re hearing the Continue Reading →

2016 – April Blog

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Hurrah! It’s the closed season. Whoopee-doo! The miserable gits who’ve been talking sh*te on angling forums all winter have a very good reason to be happy. They no longer have Continue Reading →

2016 – Mid-March Blog

2016 Mid-March

I began drafting this monologue exactly a week before the Ides of March. How fitting. Means I’ll still be able to squeeze a bit of river fishing into the next blog. 😉 Continue Reading →

2016 – Mid February (Bonus) Blog

2016 Mid-Feb

When it’s cold and the rivers are out-of-sorts, catching anything is often a bonus. Winter isn’t easy and it’s easy to become depressed. I usually try and mix things up a bit, fishing Continue Reading →

2016 – January Blog

2016 January

Happy new year folks. Hope you enjoyed a great bah humbug season and have gone back to keeping the economy afloat and occasionally wetting a line – that’s if you can get near a river. Boy, what Continue Reading →

2015 Christmas Blog

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Merry Christmas folks. Fancy another blog? The thing is, should I, or shouldn’t I? Can I complete one in time? Who knows is the answer to that. If it’s newly Continue Reading →

2015 – Autumn Blog

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Long time no blog, eh? Sorry. I’d love to blog more often but let’s be honest, doing it in an entertaining, informative and yes, occasionally provocative way, consumes an inordinate Continue Reading →

2015 – January Blog

2015 January Blog

Greetings dear reader and a happy new year. Welcome back to the UK’s best read angling blog. I have great things planned for 2015 so I’m really hoping you will want to share Continue Reading →

2014 – The Christmas Special Blog

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A little early perhaps but Merry Christmas to one and all! I do hope you’ve had a brilliant year. Mine was pretty good if I do say so myself. It’s Continue Reading →

2014 August Blog – Part Two

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On we go, the blog continues. This follows on from Part One, but I’m sure as an intelligent person you will have guessed that! So, no flowery intro, just straight Continue Reading →

2014 August Blog – Part One

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Welcome to the August blog. Bigger, ballsier and punchier than ever! Probably the longest one I’ve ever written. Some folk never know when to stop droning on, eh? Well tough. Never Continue Reading →

2014 – July Blog

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Remember the Simple Minds song, ‘I promised you a miracle?‘ I look back and think promising to update the blog more often was along those lines. The thing is, when Continue Reading →