Category: Fishing Tales

My new Windy Floats

My new Windy Floats

My new Windy Floats Here I describe My new Windy Floats and why I made them I love float fishing, maybe, just maybe a little more than with fly. Looking at the swim and weather conditions, choosing your float for the occasion, plumbing the depth and setting your floats tip as low as the waves…
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20th March 2017 0
I have a new Whip!!!!

I have a new Whip!!!!

I have a new Whip!!!! In the middle part of 2016 I gave pole fishing a go and ceremoniously ended that sharpish, due to constantly breaking the poles, even after getting them repaired. I swore I would never ever use one again until……. Earlier this year I saw a fellow club member using  Whip in…
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16th March 2017 0
Current PB list (Coarse & Game)

Current PB list (Coarse & Game)

 Current PB list (Coarse & Game)  Bream  4lb 11oz  Barbel  1lb 2oz  Carp  14lb Koi Carp 5lb 8oz  Cat Fish    Crucian Carp  2lb 6oz  Roach  1lb 8oz  Gudgeon  2 oz  F1  1lb 8oz  Skimmer  1lb Pike 2lb Stickleback   Ruffe   Chub   Dace    Perch 10 oz Minnow    Rudd 8 oz  Tench…
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16th March 2017 0
A Bream of a Smile

A Bream of a Smile

A Bream of a Smile as you can see from the pictures, that is one hell of A Bream of a Smile on my face as on a quick session before going to 2, yes 2, birthday parties in the evening, I manged to land 3 x 3lb+ Bream one of which being my PB…
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19th February 2017 0
A tale of two days summary

A tale of two days

A tale of two days Sit down,grab a coffee as I am about to tell you a tale of two days fishing. I have been able to fish two venues over the last couple of days, 15th and 16 Feb 2017, as the temperature had warmed up, hovering about 11 degrees, the promise of better…
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18th February 2017 0
My first F1 smile

Fishing Royal Berkshire Fishery

Fishing Royal Berkshire Fishery 07-02-2017 I popped down to do a days Fishing Royal Berkshire Fishery, and what a treat it was. The day promised to be the best day temperature wise, according to my weather app, for a couple of weeks here in the UK in Mid February, so took my chance trying out…
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8th February 2017 0
Early Start for Early Success

Early Start for Early Success

Early Start for Early Success Sometimes you have to make an Early Start for Early Success. Got to my clubs lake at 7am, as you can see from the picture it was still dark as I unpacked the car & found my way to peg 6. Pegs 6 and 22 are favorite for Carp anglers…
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2nd February 2017 0
My new Carp setup Nash H-Gun Dwarf 6 ft

My new Carp setup

My new Carp setup My new Carp setup for 2017 is my single rod dedicated Carp setup Keeping in the “Keep it small and compact” method i have for my fishing gear, I bought the Nash H-Gun Dwarf 6ft 3lb rod, A single Fox Micron + bite alarm & Carp based quick release end tackle…
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31st January 2017 0
Korum Deluxe Accessory Chair,Fishing Match Seat Box or Chair

Fishing Match Seat Box or Chair ?

Fishing Match Seat Box or Chair ? Fishing Match Seat Box or Chair ? Was the question I asked my local tackle shop, The Fisherman’s Cabin, as my cheap fist chair had started to fall apart. A full match seat box was tempting but so was a serious chair as both technically would work for…
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12th January 2017 0
Milton Pools Oxford Roach Fest

Milton Pools Oxford Roach Fest

Milton Pools Oxford Roach Fest No I don’t mean there was a creepy crawly roach infestation but a pleasant rush of Roach, the fishy kind, leading to this 8 – 10oz beauty. We, Walter and I, got to the fishery around 8am and after dipping our nets and paying, we headed to Lens Lake pluming…
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5th January 2017 0