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
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
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
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