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

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

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

The Matchman Metamorphisizes

In his last article, you'll remember condescending carp angler Mark Cunnington gave you the lowdown on all the equipment it takes to change from a matchman to a carpman. This issue we look at the things that can't be bought; actions, mannerisms, what to say and what to do, how to act and behave. All

From The Privvy – Chapter Three

Moor Flung Dung We returned from our holiday in late August, just in time to get a new reservoir permit, but unfortunately didn't return to our apartment in Pockfulham. Instead we went to a new one in Repulse Bay, our furniture and personal belongings had all been moved for us while we were on holiday.