Rudyard Lake – 19th March 2013

It’s not often that Rudyard gives up it’s fish easily but it did on this occasion.  Myself and boat partner Andy Cheetham managed to boat eight fish between us in the space of a few hours.  No big fish amongst them but it was nice to get constant action.  The best thing to do on […]

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Distant Cousins

I don’t know if any of you subscribe to “Mid-Current” ezine but there is a great article in the latest edition about whether Pike and Barracuda are related.    I have added a link to the article as it makes a fascinating read.  For more info click on Distant Cousins  

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5th March – Rudyard Lake

Just a short report this time. A couple of days back I fished Rudyard Lake with Ernie Frith for the first time this year. Anyone who reads this blog regularly will know we have a love/hate relationship with Rudyard. It’s a very hard water to crack but the stunning scenery means that fishless days are […]

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6th February 2013

Cabin Fever had well and truly set in and with no let up in the cold wintry weather there was no option but to dig out the thermals and get out on the bank.  I had been watching the water levels for a couple of weeks and the Trent had fined down a little although […]

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12th January 2013 – River Session

I spent the day in the company of Andy Cheetham fishing a couple of local rivers in the hope of catching a few fish before the weather took a turn for the worse.  I say took a turn for the worse but actually the temperature was only just above freezing, but with snow forecast this […]

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