The last few weeks have seen some real highs and lows in my fishing, but I always try to find an opportunity to fish, despite any conditions or lack of spotting species. In this month’s post, I am going to cover some good stuff (best catches) and
The magic of June the 16th and the re-opening of coarse fishing on rivers is held as one of the most important days in the angling calendar. After 3 months of the rivers being closed to angling activity, at midnight on the 15th of June anglers all
I am glad to say we are getting on top of things and settling into life in the Netherlands, I haven’t been doing as much fishing as I would have liked but in truth, the weather has been quite chilly. Cold Northerly winds for most of the last few
Springtime can be a great time of the year for a variety of different species. In fact, I'm quite often spoilt for choice, I never have time to target everything on offer this time of year but I do try my best.
I appreciate bream aren’t everyone's
As I described in the last blog, sadly my dream house by the river is no longer, and I have moved to the Limburg area of the Netherlands. Although there is no longer have a river flowing through my garden, I am spoilt for choice with a wide variety
It does not seem like it was over a year ago that we first went into lockdown, changing the whole world and the way we live our lives. With the many limits put on social mixing and travel it has been a very difficult time for my wife; Tjitske and I,
Fishing this winter has been very different with lockdown restrictions to consider, but in between the madness my pike floats have vanished a few times.
I decided to concentrate more on local boat fishing this winter, targeting 25lb+ pike on the
Sadly 2021 has begun pretty much the same as 2020 finished with the COVID-19 crisis still affecting all our lives. Hopefully, the measures we are currently living under, some common sense from all of us and the roll-out of the vaccine programme will
The key to fishing single hook baits successfully, is to do so with confidence. It is an effective way to catch carp, especially during the winter months when the carps feeding times are much less frequent.
We all have our favourite choice of colour
Fishing for specimen size roach in the depths of winter has become one of my favourite styles of angling. I’ve been fortunate enough to have caught over 40 roach weighing in excess of 3lb, and hundreds of 2lb+ roach.
Having spent so much time