Steve Pope had a rather inauspicious start to the season, so what did July bring - apart from more scorching weather?
The Barbel Show, a date with The Boss, a session on the Wye and a session with Welchy - Steve has had a busy month!
This month, amongst a number of diverse topics, Steve looks at the anglers who inspired him and the future of barbel fishing.
This month Steve is suffering from the Aussie version of 'man flu' and is reflecting upon some of the highs and lows in his angling life.
This month Steve is looking back on lessons learned on the rivers Kennet, Wye and Severn
Keith the Seal, small pike, big snow and a little bit of angling politics make up Mark Barrett's month - and he's not pulling his punches...