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
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
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
I spent a short four hour session on the upper Adur for the first day river trip of 2016. I went to the clubs new water Cemetery Wood, which I think holds great promise and looks beautiful. Being part of the upper Adur, Cemetery Wood is quite narrow and at this time of year about five feet deep. The water flow was very slow despite the recent rain, so the usual river floats … [Read more...] about First day on the river
Today I went to a stretch of the river Adur that is new to our club called Cemetery Wood. Hassocks Angling only acquired this new venue at the end of last season, so it remains an unknown quantity. I managed to fish it a couple of times at the tale end of last season with my best fish being a pike of 9½ lb, But with the mild weather and the regular flooding I only had those two … [Read more...] about New season new venue
Fishing today at Decoy Lake, I spent the first hour talking to everyone else fishing, you can learn so much from other anglers I feel it's worth the effort. This trip was mainly to shoot footage for my next "How To" film which will be about waggler fishing. Not a brilliant day for it with wind and quite a bit of rain, but I was able to get all the footage I needed. … [Read more...] about Fishing today