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.

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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.

‘I’ve just fished a section with a dozen other anglers smashing the hell out of the frozen surface’

Knowing Id got a few good anglers in my section with Rob Perkins in p5 it could be a tight one.

A few of you will know that my 5 year old son Leon aka littleman has been on the bank with me for a few years now. And that it wasn't that long ago that he pinched my new pole and set about bagging up on a local water. A few trips up to Springwood... Continue Reading →

In these modern times of what seems to be more catch the angler than the fish, here's a bit of kit well worth investing in. The times I've struggled to collect water for mixing groundbait or even for washing my hands through out the day. Hanging over platforms, dangling over high banks on the river... Continue Reading →

But the rivers are dead now or are they? or is it more we just don't know how to fish them in these modern times.

Was school holidays and little man had been pestering me for sometime to going fishing, after all he'd been out pegging match sections and seen me off entering verious competitions all winter. The weather wasn't great but a careful watch of the forecast showed a window of two days at the end of the week... Continue Reading →

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