The things we bring home.

26 Jul

The other day after suffering another total blank I simply dumped my gear on the garage floor thinking that I’d clear it up the following morning….

Another very sad day

16 Jun

Sadly Mike Townsend passed away yesterday.
Mike as most will know was well known for his catches of big roach and often feutured in the angling…

Landing net head shapes

9 Jun

I always wonder at the multiplicity of designs used to form landing net heads from simple triangles , circular, semi elliptical , along with many…

Very sad day.

13 Apr

I’ve just had a call from Pat Gibson informing me that Derek very sadly passed away around 10am this morning after being taken very ill after…

At last

19 Mar

Bream now illustrated on the new ’19/20 annual fishing license— I think it’s the first time they have been used.
Hope everyone likes it .

Take care–

16 Mar

In these windy conditions. Yesterday when out fishing a friend parked his car on a fishery and a tree was blown over and landed on top of his car and…

To all the wannabes .

7 Mar

I was chatting to a young match angler yesterday and I mentioned a few famous match anglers who were around when I was enjoying fishing them myself,…


19 Feb

Anyone whose read the Anglers mail this week will see a pik of a matchman holding a fifty pound plus sturgeon taken on a size sixteen hook.
It took…