"I've not been fishing for a good 10 years and it all seems to of changed" is another thing I hear a lot.
One thing match fishing taught me and that is 'preparation' It's no good trying to get stuff ready the night before!
Next thing I knew he was trying to swing a big Perch in! " Hang on ! no don't swing that in as I gabbed for the landing net!.
Taking the kids fishing is a fantastic way for everyone to enjoy and learn about the countryside as well as the rivers, canal and streams that run through urban towns and cities. Getting out fishing is far easier than you think but where do you start?
Then there's the anglers that seem to jump ship all the time still claiming what they're using is the best, 'but you said x was the best company last year'!. How can we believe what they say?.
Zouch canal has a good head of fish, with the best areas starting from opposite the first house up to the old stone bridge.