What pastime lifts the hart more than to angle with a porcupine quill on a warm summers evening. My favourite spot is a lake close to me that has clear, shallow water, where fish can be easily seen if … [Read more...] about To angle with a porcupine quill
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
Recently I was invited by a friend to a “taster day” at the Cinder Hill Trouting Syndicate. I know very little about fly fishing, but I do have Orvis fly fishing set, given to me by my wife as a … [Read more...] about Cinder Hill Fly Fishing Trip
Last time Previously, I fished at either end of the lake and got an idea of what species of fish are here. It's now July, three months later and the weather has been hot with no rain for about … [Read more...] about Fishing in hot weather – New lake
Both work well Bread flake or paste both work well in the winter, but what about the summer? I have made two evening trips to the same swim on the same river, to find out the effectiveness of … [Read more...] about Bread flake or paste for summer Roach
In the first part of this series on fishing a new lake, I surveyed the lake and made a rough map. I have come back a few days later test fishing the lake to what I can catch. The lake looks very much … [Read more...] about Test fishing the new lake