The Syndicate by Mark Cunnington

Let's face it, the idea of a work of 'fiction' centred around an angling syndicate hardly stirs excitement in the loins now, does it? I'd been fortunate enough to read a couple of articles by Mark, so I'd already experienced a slice of his humour and was actually quite looking forward to seeing if he

Barbel

With all those reports of barbel from the Sussex Ouse I was tempted to give it a try and did, but unsuccessfully, for while more barbel than ever before were caught from that river in 1998, it still only amounted to a tiny fraction of what gets caught from those famous rivers: Kennet, Severn and

My First Year With Lures

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

Exams And Fishing Don't Mix!

Firstly, sorry to those of you who logged on last month hoping to read my latest update. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to get out fishing much due to exams and work commitments and subsequently haven't caught much or had the time to write about it! When I last wrote for Junior Net, I told