Fishing Tales

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…


Bream cuaght on new float rod

A bad workman blames his tools …

A bad workman blames his tools but has to have the right tools in the first place. And this is where my new Shakespeare Mach3 XT Lite Match /Float rod earns its place in my…



fishing - catching or bumping

Fishing – Catching or Bumping ?

Fishing – Catching or Bumping ? what do I mean ? Yesterday, 20th December 2016, I had the pleasure of my first visit to Milton Pools fishery Oxford which ended up being a lesson in…


Cast thy Waggler

is what I did on last Wednesdays fishing match, cold weather kept the fish from my peg again, but spent 5 happy hours casting the new Weighted Waggler This design is simple with traditional tones…


Wagglers worked well

even if the fish did not want to play ball during yesterdays club match, 04-12-2 16 I started with the new 3bb Straight Waggler who’s tip was easy to spot in the bright sunshine reflected…


Lesson for today

is… if the lake is frozen over, go home and stay happy. Twice this last week i have fished club matches on our lake which was frozen and twice I /we all blanked. So my…