Good Angling Bad Angling

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My mate Bob Cockburn keeps a Fishing Diary He is an excellent Angler and catches over 600 fish a year and averages over 10 fish a day on Coldingham. I probably fish as much as him and I like to think I can keep up. Now last week I was on the Loch for my […]

The Instant Age

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We don’t really have to wait for anything these days. 24 hour News and Weather Forecasts. Salads in the Winter and internet shopping around the clock. Cash machines dispense money 24 hours a day. Many rivers are open throughout the year as if it is not the Trout it is Grayling and of course the […]

The Hardest Fishing of all?

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Small Stocked Stillwaters I mean..   What!…..????   Shock Horror.   Well you might like to know that in another life I used to be an Engineer. Finished up as a Chief Engineer. So what has that got to do with hard fishing? Well as an Engineer Maths and Physics were an everyday part of […]

Squeaked In

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  Jim Tucks Winter League is fished at a number of venues throughout the North of England and Southern Scotland. It is a friendly Bank Fly Fishing Competition run on small waters in the region. Details of heats can be found here: http://www.ukgameangler.com/t1726-festive-fun-comp-2014-15 It is a relaxed competition fished with only two Barbless Hooks and all […]

Tweedmouth and Spittal Private Angling Club 2

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A Ladies Privilege Being late that is. However this time myself and the rest of the Club were more than happy. It was Bertha. Big Bertha. The remains of Hurricane Bertha. She was due to come in early on Sunday morning when I looked at the forecast on Saturday morning. By the evening forecast it […]