Unique Fish Leather Collector’s Edition of Crooked Lines!

Crooked Lines Fish Skin Leather Special Collectors Edition

It can be a hard thing to hold onto exciting news, but it is high time I broke a little secret to you. Crooked Lines is set for a spectacularly unique “scales and all” collector’s edition shortly, bound in fish skin leather! Yes, you read that correctly. Fish leather is certainly an unusual medium, but… Read more

A Lucky Break

Arek Kubale Polish fly fisherman

It’s been a strange old month for unexpected twists and minor calamities, with some tricky fishing to boot. I’ve spent recent cold days in the company of my Polish friend and fellow writer Arek Kubale, and other days stranded indoors, just left wondering and waiting for the weather to shift. We had bitter winds, but… Read more

Winter Reads & Fishing on Silverton Pond

Greetings to everyone and welcome to the new site, which will also be the new home of my regular blog. Some fairly calamitous things have delayed this update, but suffice to say Donald Trump’s ridiculous head wasn’t the only ominous thing to bear this month. With my trusty fishing wagon breaking down and going to… Read more

Fishing in America

How do I even begin with this blog post? Still slightly jet-lagged after my honeymoon in the USA, I have no idea where to start. Nor can I cover everything in this blog, because there are some stories that demand a proper treatment in print and the necessary depth. Suffice to say, this is a… Read more

Trials of a Fishing Guide

Guided fly fishing Cornwall

It’s one of the great pleasures of writing and hacking away a living through fishing that I meet so many fellow anglers. At times in the summer holidays, it can feel as if I spend as many days teaching others to fish as doing it myself. But in six years of running guided fishing trips… Read more

A Weird Fishing Weekend

DG night sea fishing

Life is full of tough decisions. Trump vs Hilary (Lord help all of us). Canal vs river. Pike fishing vs trout fishing. Some are tricky because all the options are tempting. Others are tougher still because none of the options fill you with much joy. My life is full of these tricky calls because, paid… Read more

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