2016 – Mid February (Bonus) Blog

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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 →

2010 – Early October Blog

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  It’s a bit short notice, I know, but if anyone fancies popping down to Brown’s of Leighton Buzzard on Saturday 2nd October I’ll be there representing Daiwa and you’ll Continue Reading →

2010 – Early August Blog

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The stocking of barbel in stillwaters is a contentious issue with some individuals, so much so that they would see captively bred barbel destroyed rather than be released into ponds. Continue Reading →

2010 – Late July (A Hat Trick…!)

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I’ll be brief. You’ve had four blogs already this month. Five’s just showing off! Alas the Trent’s in a mean mood and that won’t change until we have some significant Continue Reading →

2010 – Late June

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New Season News Well the long wait is finally over. As June 16th approached I was buzzing to get out on the rivers and start fishing again. Quite what made me so Continue Reading →

2010 – Mid-May Blog

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You know, I had a brilliant time at the Barbel Society’s ‘Running Water 2010’  show on Sunday despite the attendance appearing to be well down on recent years. With Dave Chilton Continue Reading →


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2010 – Mid-January Blog

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Get Out There And Give It A Go! In the last blog I showed it was quite possible to catch fish in these arctic conditions providing you are determined enough. Either Continue Reading →

2009 – Mid November Blog

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The old fishing’s started to get a mite tricky in recent weeks. From the heydays and high days of summer when barbel proved as easy to catch as certain mugs on the Internet forums I’m reduced to scratching around for bites. Continue Reading →

2009 – Early November Blog

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Can you believe it? This is the 100th article to be posted on my web site so let’s make it a meaty one. 100 articles is quite a milestone in a year I Continue Reading →