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 – 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

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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 →

2013 – Bumper Christmas Blog – Part Two

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  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 →

2012 – November Blog

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The phone rang. It was Mick Brais, Producer of Sky TV’s Tight Lines show, ‘Hey Bob, would you and Stu like a new stamp on your passports?’  He knew the Continue Reading →

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 Complete Book Of Legering (Revised) Chapter 7 – The Dink Dink

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The Complete Book Of Legering (Revised) Chapter 7 The Dink Dink   What a method this is. When first revealed in print in the Complete Book Of Legering I imagine 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 →

2010 – Mid October Blog

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Apparently, those who fish rivers on a regular basis will have had their prayers answered this week. After weeks of drought the heavens opened and suddenly the rivers were rising like Continue Reading →