Stream or small river. On a map, this stretch of water is marked as a small river, but to be honest it is not much more than a stream. Some anglers may be disappointed to find it is a waterway of this size. However, when it comes to simple river fishing, it's hard to beat a place like this. … [Read more...] about Small river float fishing for chub
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Bread mash Bread mash is an old fashioned ground bait for rivers. It's purpose is to disperse very small bread particles downstream to attract the fish up to where you are fishing. Use stale white bread to make traditional bread mash. Bread from a bakers, dried over a couple of weeks is the best, but here I'm using up all the left overs I have collected recently. … [Read more...] about Bread mash for chub and roach fishing
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
I managed to find a couple of hours to fish the upper Adur I visited a few days ago. I fished from noon to about half two and caught a handful of Chub, nothing more than half a pound, but they were in mint condition and full of life. I fed the swim with mashed bread with flake on a 14 hook. I like to use stale bread for the mash, I prepare it by putting a few slices in … [Read more...] about A handful of Chub