18lb Pike caught from the Bristol River Avon at Swineford

An Excellent Start To The 2018 River Season!

Saturday 16 June 2018

It's the 16th June and that means one thing: the rivers are open for fishing again! With the season closing in March with an amazing monster pike, I've been itching to get back on the Bristol River Avon to chase down some of it's excellent chub. The question is, would it be a repeat of last years heat-wave, snapped-rod, boats-playing-reggae, virtual-blank disaster?!

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My Favourite Smodcasts

Thursday 19 April 2018

This post isn't fishing related but what the hell... I've been relistening to the excellent Smodcast by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier over the last 3 months and then revisiting my favourite ones. So I decided to put a list together, geeky I know but it gives me somewhere to go back to for inspiration.

Spring Zigging at Follyfoot Fishery

Sunday 15 April 2018

My Easter fishing trip this year was so bad that I've really been a bit down on fishing of late... So what better way to raise my spirits than a 24 hour spring session at Follyfoot Fishery?!

Common carp caught at the Holiday Inn Lake

Rain Stops Play At The Holiday Inn Lake

Friday 30 March 2018

I decided to round off the Easter week by heading up to the Holiday Inn Lake for a day session.

Mirror Carp caught at Hunters Lake

Cracking Session at Hunters Lake

Tuesday 27 March 2018

I've been desperate to have another go at Hunters Lake and after a shocking couple of sessions at the beginning of Easter week I decided to head to a day ticket water closer to home rather than heading out for another miserable night on the bank!