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
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
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
Stream or small river. On a map, this stretch of water is marked as a small river, but to be honest it is not much more than a stream. Some anglers may be disappointed to find it is a waterway of this size. However, when it comes to simple river fishing, it's hard to beat a place like this. … [Read more...] about Small river float fishing for chub
Finding the fish I have been fishing all day and was slowly making my way back to my car. I like to look in the swims as I go, especially the more hidden ones. Only to see how they are and what they are like, it all goes to add to my fishing knowledge. … [Read more...] about One last fish before I go home
Spring fishing I find can be difficult. Cold nights and only mild days, or constant rain and water temperatures still quite low. One fish that will often satisfy my desire to angle is the humble Roach. I decided to spend an afternoon at Decoy lake, know to have some obliging spring fish. … [Read more...] about Spring fishing for Roach