Anchoring at the Loch

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This is not as simple as it may first appear. This article however is my personal opinion and you may wish to check with Gareth and Carmel to see if their advice is different. At all times when dealing with Boats and their Equipment Safety must be the Number One Priority. Be careful at all […]

The Russians are Coming!

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I arrived at the Loch around 08.30 and after setting up my rods and the boat I was having the customary Brew with Gareth and Carmel and a few other anglers when Carmel’s phone went. It’s for you she said. Oh Oh! A sinking feeling as I have never had that happen before. However it […]

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 […]

Social Angling

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Well in the UK at least the most social form of Angling is probably Sea Angling from a boat. Smallish boats around 30 feet are chartered for the day and usually eight, ten or a maximum of twelve anglers go out for a trip of around six hours. All fully licensed and insured. Of course […]

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 […]