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
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,
Barbel fishing can be a tough old game in the winter months but it's vital you head to the bank with a game plan and the right techniques to make every opportunity count. To help you on your way, we spoke to top barbel angler Ade Kiddell and
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
With only a few days left of what has been a very eventful 2020, we can only hope that 2021 brings us all a much better year than 2020, that has certainly tested us all.
December Fishing in France
The last few weeks the weather has turned a bit
Sadly, like the UK, out here in France we are back in lockdown. Luckily, this time fishing has not been completely stopped, however, I have to remain within the constraints of the lockdown rules.
For France, the fishing rules are; sticking to a
Just a few weeks ago I was writing my last blog and it was over 30 degrees C, a typical end of a summers day, here in France. We have now suddenly jumped into Autumn with colder nights and wet and windy days, however, I must admit Autumn is a