Spring can be a strange time where angling in concerned, only four weeks ago I had an overnighter to a water, called Majestic Pool, during which the temperature dropped to -5C, then this week, with the thermometer climbing towards 20C I had a lovely 20 plus common off the top .
My love affair with tench probably began nearly forty years ago when I witnessed the capture of a four-pounder from Arksey Railway Pond.
At this time of year, you will often find the carp huddled tightly in a semi-torpid state right in the middle area of the lake.
This winter has been a nightmare for many anglers, me included.
Merry Christmas! Well it would be a lot merrier if we didn’t have snow and minus 10C temperatures to contend with. So what do you do other than stay at home?
About a year ago I attended a course to top up my angling coaching qualifications, and met a gentleman called Peter Lax.
In early 2008 I began the angling project at Annan Academy as a result of numerous young people asking me to take them fishing.
KD style basically refers to the way that I kick the hair out a little when tying the hook on.
Pasture House Fisheries is on the banks of the River Humber in North Lincolnshire, in sight of the spectacular Humber Bridge.