2010 – Mid October Blog

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 →

2010 – Late June

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 – Early March Blog

Well, the news is that this winter has been the coldest for 31 years – even longer if you live in Scotland or Northern Ireland. It has been a bit Continue Reading →

2009 – Late October Blog (Part 2)

Whatever Happened To The Northern Specimen Group?  A trip back to the Trent saw me on a completely different stretch where it’s rather big, wide and featureless. A nine metre Continue Reading →

2009 – Early September Blog

Greetings folks. I’m going to keep this blog mercifully short as I’m rushing to get ready for another filming trip. The next installment is written but it’s the resizing and 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 →