Passion for the Wye… ‘The State of our Rivers’

I’m gratified there is still interest in the Wye and all our rivers, but then again, how can there not be? I...

Is Angling going to the Dogs?

My piece on ‘Concentration, Patience and Acceptance’ drew howls (there might be more puns coming) of laughter from those close to me...

‘The Concentration that comes with Age’

I noticed these words in a recent post, and they got me thinking hard. Is it too far a leap to suggest...

Tackle Shed Treasures – A ‘Pin on a Pro Carp Lake

Yesterday was a balmy day for early October, and by 11.00am the...

Return of the Native Angler

Apologies to Thomas Hardy for nicking his title, but events have taken me back to Norfolk this week, not to mid-Norfolk, around...

Passion for Barbel… A Wye Afternoon

I count myself very fortunate that I have a clutch of young fishing pals because I like to get down with the...

Gone Fishing: The Consultant’s View – The Severn

SERIES 4, EPISODE 6 So, the last ep in Series 4 aired last night, Sunday 3rd October. There’s a...

Passion for Barbel… Flood Thoughts

Life eh? All summer we have have been bemoaning river levels too low then, in a trice, the Wye is six feet...

Ranunculus… The Truth

A couple of days back, I went for one of the more enlightening meetings of my life at the Wye & Usk...

A Cautionary Tale

A month ago Dick and Dave came fishing with me down on the Wye. Two lovely blokes I have known forever and...
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