On This Day – February

I’m enjoying this series of challenges and once again I’ve managed to delve into the archives and come up with a post for each day of the month, hopefully things Continue Reading →

On This Day… a project is born

Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be Back in November I was looking back through some old images, I’m sure you have a few, too, and it set me to Continue Reading →

Feeder Fishing Video

It’s Great…, It’s British…, It’s Me! It’s not every day you find you’re the ‘star’ – I use that word guardedly, of the best part of a whole hours worth Continue Reading →

2016 – Mid February (Bonus) Blog

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 →

2015 Christmas Blog

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 →

Book Extract – River Pike – Dilip Sarkar

From the foreword by Des Taylor: “A ‘river pike’ book was long overdue, for since the John Sidley classic ‘River Piking’ of 1987, there has been very little written about Continue Reading →

Reflections – 2014 – (Part 1)

It’s really scary how our lives fly by. This was my 50th diary article for Improve Your Coarse Fishing magazine yet it barely seemed like five minutes since the first one. Oh Continue Reading →

Reflections – 2010 – (Part 1)

Five years ago I was invited to publish a diary in Europe’s biggest selling fishing magazine, Improve Your Coarse Fishing. To this day I regard it as an honour, after all, Continue Reading →

2014 – The Christmas Special Blog

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 →

Weekend Sport Column – 24th November

Angling Books – My Pick Of 2013 – Part One 2013 has been a golden year for book publishing in the angling world with so many great titles being released. Continue Reading →

2013 – Bumper Christmas Blog – Part Two

  Like buses, you wait ages for a blog update and blow me if two don’t come along at once. Alas that’s the nature of being too busy. You have Continue Reading →

Books – Pick Of The Crop 2013

The past year or so has seen the publication of some fabulous angling books, books that have given me hours and hours of pleasure and in some cases set the Continue Reading →