Although it has only been a few weeks since I last wrote a blog, I am happy to say that in that time I have done a lot of fishing that consisted of a nice mix of fish and many fishing situations!
Barbel Fishing in Belgium
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Spring is the time of year where the green-flanked and red-eyed tench comes into the minds of many an angler up and down the country, as now hard-fighting tench really get on the feed after disappearing throughout the winter months and unlike later
The Advanta Discovery RVS Twin Tip is a lighter version of the Discovery Twin Tip Power SU, but still packs a good punch. This rod works well when you need a little extra power to cast over longer distances for medium sized fish such as chub, perch
Tench are often thought of as an early summer species, but if you use the right tactics and the weather stays reasonably mild, you can still catch these fish deep into the autumn. However, baits that were successful during those balmy summer days
After that amazing session I only had one more weekend left to fish as I was going on holiday with the better half. On arrival down the lakes on the Friday evening I found the complex very busy so after chatting with a couple of mates I went for a
After I had finished with the tench in mid July I didn’t really do much apart from a couple of walks to look at the Wensum! How hot was it?!
My first trip of the Autumn was supposed to be a two night trip, but I had to settle for just the Saturday
At the start of my latest blog, you catch me on the hunt for bass on the lure again. After the success of the last trip I was keen to get back on the beach and cast some plastic about. It was two weeks from my last trip, so the tides were spot on
Although it says on the packet that Dynamite Swim Stim Betaine Green Groundbait is for carp, I’ve discovered that tench like this gear too. At this time of the year tench can be a bit fussy, fizzing loads of bubbles over your feed but refusing to
First trip of the month was to Willows Fishery at Foston. I wanted to try the shallow lake again by the car park, after enjoying a couple of great day’s sport there last year. I still had a pole rig handy that I used before, but needed to take even
During August my mate Andy “Epicentre” was up from London for a couple of visits, so first of all we decided to go exploring on the River Trent. Our first stop was the A1 stretch at South Muskam. Not having been to the A1 Pits Fishery before, we