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
Blog - stories of my fishing trips in Sussex. Fishing for pleasure as an amateur angler on local lakes and rivers.
I went to our clubs new lake today, mainly to shoot some footage for the glossary, but I did fish for an hour or so. I managed to cut my finger within minutes of starting which annoyed the hell out of me, but I always have some plasters in my box. So with my finger patched up, I began to fish. … [Read more...] about Little Tench on the tip
Just one Carp from another afternoon trip to my local lake on a quest for Carp. After a cold snap with frosts and hail, this is the first chance to go fishing with the weather warming up. I thought it was going to be "one of those days", because on the first cast to a swim on the far side, I managed to cast right over the lake and on to the far bank. I had to walk round to the … [Read more...] about Just one Carp again
My second Carp session of 2016 was not a good one, not only did I blank, but it also ended in a migraine. It was another short session from 11am to 3pm on a warm April day giving me high hopes of catching. Fishing the same local lake as last time, I decided to fish a swim half way along the lake and cast towards a tree lined bay on the far side some 40 yards away. I noticed … [Read more...] about Blank day and a migraine
First Carp from a local lake This is my first session fishing for Carp this year. It's April 6th and is the warmest day so far with sunshine and a light west wind. The forecast is for the weather to break down tomorrow and remain cold and wet for the next week, so I hope to catch a first Carp or two in this window of fine weather. Swim choice is very important this time of … [Read more...] about First Carp of 2016