My first twenty off the top this year
11 April 2011

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 .

24 March 2011

My love affair with tench probably began nearly forty years ago when I witnessed the capture of a four-pounder from Arksey Railway Pond.

27 February 2011

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.

10 February 2011

This winter has been a nightmare for many anglers, me included.

23 December 2010

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?

14 November 2010

About a year ago I attended a course to top up my angling coaching qualifications, and met a gentleman called Peter Lax.

07 November 2010

In early 2008 I began the angling project at Annan Academy as a result of numerous young people asking me to take them fishing.

23 September 2010

KD style basically refers to the way that I kick the hair out a little when tying the hook on.

30 August 2010

Pasture House Fisheries is on the banks of the River Humber in North Lincolnshire, in sight of the spectacular Humber Bridge.

29 June 2010

Carp fishing is generally seen as a solitary and often secretive pursuit, with anglers looking to gain an edge over each other by being the first using the latest wonder bait or new rig.