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Two years since I’ve been fishing. Happy with this brace from the Avon today. #fishing #trout (Taken with Instagram)

7 September, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mayfly time

A couple of Saturdays back I was down at the Avon, on the SDFFA water, for some fishing. Ostensibly, it was a day of ‘dry-fly instruction’ though in effect there … Continue reading

9 June, 2009 · Leave a comment

The virtue of cheap rods

I sometimes paint. Pictures, not houses. If I start with a blank white canvas, I often find it difficult to get started, so I tend to just scrub all over … Continue reading

17 June, 2008 · Leave a comment

Fishing pants

Weather stops play. Again. Due to the high water levels, the June weed-cut has been postponed for one week and will now start on Tue 10 June above Crossing C, … Continue reading

4 June, 2008 · Leave a comment

First fish of the season

Georgia and I took a quick spin to Syon Park fishery in West London yesterday and, despite the bitter cold and apparent lack of activity elsewhere, I hooked into this … Continue reading

16 February, 2008 · Leave a comment