Handmade float set for rivers

I find handmade floats very satisfying to fish with. It’s not just the natural materials, or that each one is unique. I enjoy the look and feel of them and…

Float fishing for perch by laying on

Laying on with a float, is a little used, old fashioned method of catching fish. But it is particularly good for bottom feeding fish like Carp, Tench, Bream and for…

Cinder Hill Fly Fishing Trip

Recently I was invited by a friend to a “taster day” at the Cinder Hill Trouting Syndicate. I know very little about fly fishing, but I do have Orvis fly…

Float fishing for Tench with pellets

Float fishing for Tench is most effective in the spring and early summer. But it’s the third week in August and this is my first trip Tench fishing this season.…