2010 – Late November Blog

With the Trent still high and carrying colour there was only one place to be and one species to target. Barbel. Unfortunately the river dropped a full four feet in Continue Reading →


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2010 – Late September Blog


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Dare you enter the Devil’s Arse? Hmmm, hardly the kind of poster you normally expect to see in a gift shop window unless of course you’re in the Peak District village of Continue Reading →

Carbology Explained – by Lee Swords

Carbology Explained – by Lee Swords. Part 1… (of several…) Carbelling: The fusing of barbel fishing and carp fishing Carbology: The science of catching barbel using techniques evolved from those Continue Reading →

2009 – Early March Blog

Well, the end is nigh. Another week and it’ll all be over on the rivers for three whole months, unless of course you’re an Angling Times reader because they think Continue Reading →