25 Best Places: Fly Fishing for Pike by Robert S Tomes

With the cold Winter nights setting in I always look forward to reading a good book in front of the fire so when the postman delivered a copy of Robert Tomes’ latest work “25 Best Places: Fly Fishing for Pike” I couldn’t wait to get started on it. Robert Tomes is pretty much an Esox […]

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Chew Fishing report

With the cooler weather now approaching it’s time to spend more time on the bank in search of Pike.  I normally like a few summer trips on the river but this year the Himalayan Balsam has been unbearable making it almost impossible to get to the river in places let alone cast.   A short […]

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Chew – 29th May 2014

After a couple of pretty uneventful trips to Chew already this year I can’t say that I was overly looking forward to this trip.  It’s fair to say Chew hasn’t been kind to me over the years.  A handful of double figure fish in between lots of smaller fish is all I have just about […]

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Chew Valley – 29th March 2014

The PFFA recently held a small event on Chew in search of it’s infamous Pike.  Anyone who has fished Chew knows it has the potential for giving up Pike of near record potentials.  During the winter Pike trial it gave up numerous 30lb fish aswell as 3 fish over 40lb. Everytime I go there I […]

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Seasons End

The river season has finally drawn to a close but we did manage to sneak out a couple of days before the end of the season.  With the torrential rain we have had over the winter the rivers have been completely unfishable on any method so it was typical for the rivers to be just […]

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