Chub In The Cold

We are now coming to the end of the worst winter I can remember for fishing the rivers. The rivers, for the most part, have been bank high and sometimes over the bank. Normally slow flowing rivers like the Eastern Rother have been running so fast it has been impossible to hold bottom, even with

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

Lure Fishing – Part Two

Setting HooksOne of the most frustrating aspects for beginners is the number of takes which fail to result in a fish on the bank. What often happens is that you feel the savage take of a fish, strike into it, feel it struggle briefly, then it’s away. Sadly, it’s experiences like this which dissuade many

From The Privvy – Chapter Eight

Do It Yourself Surgery One of the other waters we fished while fishing Johns' lake was Griffins Lake near Canterbury. We started fishing it in November, which is not a good time to start on a water, but we don't always do sensible things, do we? On our fist session Clive and I went to


If all the stories are to he believed, 2lb roach are as numerous as l0lb carp and believe me, most waters that hold carp have them to at least l0lb, but the truth of the matter is that a 2lb roach is probably rarer than a 35lb carp. It certainly is in the area where