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Av Y'ad Owt?

Av Y'ad Owt?

Tales of fishing in the frozen North, with occasional forays further afield.

  1. Getting ziggy with it

    My commercial odyssey continues.... I'd heard good reports of Raker Lakes at Wheldrake so I decided to give it a go. First impressions were good with well maintained mature lakes which offered some nice secluded swims. I plumped for Acorn Lake which is the furthest from the car park and set off on my mammoth 200 yard trek.

    Only 3 other anglers had risked a heart ...
  2. Up The Junction

    Not too far from where I live the earth is flat. It is a place of huge skies, roaring winds and far horizons. It's just to the right of Doncaster looking North. These northern fens don't quite have the cachet of their southern cousins, but they can offer fishing just as good.

    Caught in the no-mans land between the end of the river season and the start ...
    General Fishing
  3. Darn Sarf

    Another day, another early start. One day someone will invent an alarm clock that wakes you with soft words, filled with a certain promise, breathed gently into your ear. Mine has a voice like a strangled car alarm. Still, it suffices to get me out of bed. Martin arrived at a quarter to six and we soon had my stuff in the car and were on the motorway heading South. ...