Korda Krusha

14 Aug

The packaging on the Korda Krusha carries a disclaimer to the effect that “due to the materials used”, it’s not suitable for processing food items…

Cage Feeders

7 Nov

I’m getting increasingly fed up with losing the tops of my Drennan oval cage feeders because the silly little soft metal tabs that fix the cage to…

More angler bashing

10 Oct

I see that both the Times and Telegraph this morning (note: NOT the “bunny-hugging” Guardian!) have reported the results of this recent scientific…

eBay Listing Term?

21 Aug

I’ve been using eBay for nearly 10 years, so feel I ought to know the answer to this – is “off” a general auction site term employed for multiple…

Pegging a brolly

4 Aug

After doing without one for many years, increasing age has persuaded me to invest in a Preston Innovations Flat Back Brolly. It has two pegging…

Carp on banded pellet

20 Jul

I fished a club pool (not a commercial) using float-fished banded pellet on a QM1 barbless size 14 yesterday and had two issues. I fed a mixture of 4…

Cormorants in the 1960s

29 May

We tend to think of the “cormorant problem” as a relatively recent issue of concern to anglers, but I’ve just been reading through some issues of the…

Boilies in 1969

12 Jan

I know that boiled baits were being used by French and Dutch anglers in the mid-nineteenth century and that Chinese anglers were probably using…

Missed Runs

9 Nov

I’ve been getting a lot of very fast runs on ledgered sprat, on the last few outings on a new water, which I’ve not managed to hit.

Those runs I…