Gone Fishing: The Consultant’s View – North Uist

SERIES 4, EPISODE 1 Some of you will love the programme, and will have watched BBC2 on Sunday 29th...

Passion for… Stones

The photos say it all really. How to create a weight for river barbel and chub (and stillwater fish come to that)...

Passion for Barbel… Random Thoughts

Quite a few musings here, so I hope you’ll forgive my scattered thoughts. In fact, so scattered are they that I have...

Passion for Barbel… On the Fly (Part 2)

I had promised more news on my adventure for more barbel on fly, picking up on my trials back in the Nineties,...

Plea For Help!

I’ve just had a dreadful night, and the dread of being woken in the early hours is being realised with mounting frequency....

Passion for Barbel… On the Fly

On one of the forums recently interest was raised about the practice of catching barbel on the fly, and its feasibility. Well,...

Recognise This Reel?

If you are over forty-odd, you just might! Look hard and think back some thirty years.  Who would be...

Passion for Clean Rivers… Ranunculus (Part 2)

I’m sorry if I have appeared to lay the law down over my ranunculus observations, on the Wye and tributaries in particular,...

Passion for Clean Rivers… Ranunculus

I was delighted to spend today on the Wye with James Buckley and dad, Rob. If there is a nicer father/son team...

Hut Love Says It All

I have written here that a few pals and I have both rented a stretch of Wye and begun renovation of the...
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