Tag: Goodiford Mill

Winter Fishing Highs and Lows

Andy Mytton, Ben Bassett LRF fishing

When you’re one of angling’s “lifers”, you have to live in hope during the winter. Well, it’s either that or do very little fishing until spring. Nor is hope completely blind, because is there seldom a completely lost cause. Or, at least, that’s what I still manage to convince myself after decades of this sort… Read more

Last orders & fresh hope

big perch Goodiford Mill fishing Devon

I won’t lie to you, late winter has felt endless this year. There is indeed light at the end of the tunnel (and we’re assured it isn’t a train coming to smash us to bits), but life still feels like it’s in slow motion. For some reason, the whole situation reminds me of one of… Read more

From Cradleside to Lakeside

Fishing dad

“Life changing” is probably the polite way to describe the past five weeks or so of upheaval. Correct, as most regular readers will have spotted, I am now a dad. It’s a wonderful thing. It’s especially wonderful when you finally get home after an early scare and nearly a fortnight in hospital; I’ll spare you… Read more

Biting Back

Exeter canal fishing bream

This blog post is going to sound like Groundhog Day, because once again it starts with a trip to the dentist. Three weeks on from the last massacre, I needed another load of injections and drills and a crown putting in. So there I was sat there a second time using my afternoon fishing trip… Read more

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