From The Privvy – Chapter Four

A Mistake With A Monster My return to England in 1969 marked some very significant changes to my life, none of them very conducive to doing much fishing. Not only did I have to go to work every day, but I also got married to the 'wife from hell' and not long after that I

The Banax Tova 600L Baitcasting Reel

First things first, take a look at the reel pictured here, click on the pictures to have a better look and then have a guess at how much you think a reel like this would cost you by the first impression it creates. The price will be indicated later in this review, but I think

The Spin Doctors’ Lure Angling Odyssey – Part Four

Out On A Limb As April turned into May something extraordinary happened. As I was sitting in my office dreaming of the two pike I had outwitted the previous week, I began to feel discomfort in my eyes. I couldn’t work it out. I could barely make out what I had written on the computer

The Keymaster From Aquapac

It's well known in my circle of friends that somebody will fall in when we fish together. I seem to be a bankside Jonah. The icing on the cake for many came last year when I fell in a ditch myself, right up to my chest. That wasn't the funniest bit for some, the fact

My Perch Rigs

I have written it before and will, no doubt, do so again - the simple things are often the best. Complicated rigs will catch fish, but then so do simple rigs and you cannot get anything more simple than a rod, reel, line and hook, though I suppose you could even do away with the