The tree swim This week I made one last effort for Chub at the tree swim on the upper Adur. I have fished this swim three or four times this summer without success. On Wednesday I went there to survey and assess the area again. The depth, the weed beds and the one clear area are all as I thought. As you can see from the picture, this area looks like a good place to fish. … [Read more...] about One last effort for Chub
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
Summer Chub challenge I like a challenge and summer Chub fishing on the river Adur has proven to be a real head scratcher. I don't think there is a single aspect of fishing the upper Adur which is in favour of the angler, especially in the summer. I'm quite happy with my fishing in the winter, (between floods) and the first month of the season. But get into the summer and the … [Read more...] about Summer Chub challenge on the Adur
One of those trips It was defiantly one of those trips this week. I wanted to start work on my next film, method feeder fishing. So I went to Decoy lake in Sussex (Hassocks AC) knowing the Carp respond well to a feeder. I settled on a nice wide peg which had good light for filming. I use two camcorders to make my films, an old one and a better later model. I got my better … [Read more...] about The wrong rod
Roach fishing trip I decided to give the river a miss this weekend as the weather was unseasonably windy with showers. So I went for a Roach fishing trip to my local pond that I know is full of silvers. I sometimes fish there in the winter when the rivers are flooded. Although in the winter the fishing can be hard, catching a few Roach I find very rewarding. … [Read more...] about Roach fishing trip to my local pond
A return visit to the upper Adur in the hope of catching some Chub. Last time, armed with float gear and maggots I caught dozens of hand size Roach and Chub. This time with an Avon quiver tip rod and Luncheon meat, I planed to rove this short stretch called Cemetery Wood in search of bigger fish. … [Read more...] about River Carp but no Chub