Miscellaneous Articles

I've Got Worms

September. A misty, late afternoon rain has dampened the ground, and now an evening mist is moving through the shrubbery. Perfect conditions for night-time stalking. Moving quietly and slowly is the key, all senses attuned for the slightest sign. I see my target, wait my moment, then strike! Success! Now the tussle begins, as my

November 1999 Update

Any real Anglers' Net enthusiasts will notice that another few months have passed since I last contributed to the site, and that this is the second time I've used school and exams as an excuse for not fishing or writing. Now I'm sure you'd all love to hear how I've been getting on in my

Fishing Fallacies

Angling literature is full of old wives' tales that have been repeated so many times that they're now accepted as "fact". In this piece, I intend highlighting some of these fishing fallacies. No doubt some of these statements will be considered controversial, and I'm sure the Editor will love you to write in and say

Of Dogs And Men

Despite notices declaring that our local club lakes are private property - Members Only, Trespassers Will be Decapitated - there are a number of folk who still insist on 'walking' their dogs around the water. Some of them actually transport their pets, by car, from surrounding districts expressly for the purpose.No big deal, really, providing

Can Anyone Help Me To Find A Lake?

Not just any lake, the one I'm looking for is very special. You see, I used to fish there when I was a boy, and that was a long, long time ago. I haven't been back there for years and I've kind of forgotten where it is. As a boy, I used to cycle to