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Are we putting too much salt in our bait? Should we be worried about it? Many anglers swear by salt as an attractant (bait additive) and they have used it liberally in their baits for years and to make a PVA-friendly mix. But it’s often said (bandied about) that too much salt can be harmful...
I must confess that I get a little weary of the modern tendency in journalism to reduce everything to a series of top ten, top five or top three killer facts or tips. But I guess it saves space and makes the point in an era where attention spans become ever shorter. A freezing day...

Decent Dan: Part 4

Part 4 of Decent Dan sees Dan and his mate, Pete, exact their revenge!   Twice, Pete had casually brought into the conversation his ‘secret weapon’. Dan had heard the words alright, but they’d failed to register. Pete had something up his sleeve but his mischievous smile was lost in the gloom. He tried again. ‘Yep…Old Jackson’s...
If I could reproduce on stage the miracle I performed – with a witness – in the winter of 2015-16 on the banks of The Wye just above Hay, I’d now be in great demand and contemplating a comfortable retirement. I might even invite David Copperfield onto my show. The water had been high that...
This is a story that has the sea in it, and a form of fishing, albeit one that has very little to do with the sporting aspects of fishing. It is, rather, a story of tropical madness and mayhem in the best tradition of Mad Dogs and Englishmen, although the dog is a shark...