Float fishing for Tench is most effective in the spring and early summer. But it’s the third week in August and this is my first trip Tench fishing this season. I have left it a little late in the year, but because I am fishing a purpose built Tench lake, I should be able to catch some. … [Read more...] about Float fishing for Tench with pellets
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
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 eight weeks. Back in April parts of the bank were waterlogged, now the water level has dropped and the water is also much warmer. … [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 bread flake or paste in the summer. On the first trip I used bread flake with liquidised bread as feed. On the second I used bread paste on the hook. … [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 like a Carp water, so I decide to do my testing with a Method feeder. … [Read more...] about Test fishing the new lake
As a weekend angler, getting to know the places I fish can take several trips. So when the club I fish with rented a new lake, I decided to make an effort to get to know the place in advance. … [Read more...] about Fishing a new lake – first look