2010 – Early December Blog

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I dropped in on the River Don today at Sprotborough, just with a lure rod plus a bunch of rubber lures and spinner baits. The river above the weir is controlled Continue Reading →

2010 – End of October Blog

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Ice on the car windscreens this morning doesn’t bode well for my trip to the Severn in a day or two. Guess we’d better get used to the fact that Continue Reading →

The One That Got Away…

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Settle down, make yourself comfortable and prepare to be filled with disbelief, for the tale I am about to tell will be doubted far and wide but I swear to Continue Reading →

Carbology Explained – by Lee Swords

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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 – Mid July Blog

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Some Like It Hot… Work on the next volume of Barbel Days And Ways continues apace and the schedule is becoming demanding. It’s also pretty punishing in the heat. Stu Continue Reading →

2009 – Early March Blog

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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 →

The Complete Book Of Legering (Revised) – Chapter Two

Before starting to fish on an unknown venue, tackle up a quiver-tip rod and attach a loz bomb to the line. Do not bother with a hook at this stage. Continue Reading →

The Complete Book Of Legering (Revised) – Chapter One

Chapter One TACKLE Much of the tackle used when legering is specialised and can only be used for legering. Fortunately, it is mostly available from your local tackle shop where Continue Reading →