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
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
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
Sudden mild weather Winter Chub - Since the new year the weather has either been too cold for me, or too wet flooding the rivers. It's now mid February and suddenly the weather is mild, today the sun is out and the weather is calm. I decided to fish the upper Adur on a stretch that is not much more than a stream. Although this stretch is narrow, every year club members send in … [Read more...] about Winter chub trotting on the upper Adur
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
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