Tag: Sea fishing

Floody Good Fishing & New Angling Books

Fishing books best gifts Christmas angling

After a soaking wet end to summer, it’s been more of the same for autumn with rivers bursting their banks and several cancelled trips. Not that we should be too surprised, because this seems to be the pattern every year now. As an angler, you have to pick your battles with care! Having canal fishing… Read more

From easy fishing to mission impossible!

Rodney Wevill John Deprieelle fishing Turrall Devon

There are not many pastimes as varied as fishing. It’s not just the locations and the species, but the difficulty setting that is infinitely varied. If football was like this, one week would be 0-0 and the next 17-6. That’s probably a good thing. It means that the same sport can offer quite rapid success… Read more

A Cast in the Canaries: Fishing in Lanzarote

Having never visited the Canary Islands before, I was excited to sneak some light lure and sea fishing kit on this year’s family trip. With the British summer holidays one of my busiest times of work, my own family holiday often has to wait till early autumn, but this seems a great time to visit…. Read more

Summer Dipping, from Angling Books to Beach Fishing

If life already seemed rather like a weird, not entirely pleasant hallucination after a diet of covid, war, fuel hikes and even England winning a bloody football tournament, summer has had its own drama on the water. Fresh from reporting on the Thames drying up at source for the Angling Times, I now hear that… Read more

From Canal to Coast

Specimen rudd fly fishing

One of the joys of every season as an angler is that, without fail, something completely new or unexpected will happen. Whether it’s the realisation of a long-held dream, a random twist or a stroke of pure luck, fishing keeps us guessing. Just when you think a pattern is emerging or we’re in a spell… Read more

Massed Whiting and New Writing

Torbay Torquay LRF fishing

After some unnerving days leading up to Christmas, it has taken a while to truly feel a bit more relaxed and put some more attention to fishing. I’ve almost lost count of the number of lateral flow tests I’ve lately done to try and avoid putting family and friends at risk. But at least I’ve… Read more

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