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Scratch that Itch !

I don’t think I have ever been so undecided about where to fish as I was prior to my last trip. My heart was set on the Trent but it was a little too high and coloured for Perch fishing. 646 more words

Simon Brough

Another fishy Endangered Species Act success story

From Watchdog.org, by Brian Seasholes, Feb 2015

The recovery this week of an endangered species of minnow called the Oregon chub might seem like, well, small fry. 382 more words


February's expectations (Entry 129)

It’s a cruel month. February. I think out of the other eleven its the one I least look forward to. Cold, grey, and usually very hard to tempt a bite. 824 more words

Pleasure Fishing

A time to acquaint (Entry 128)

There is an idea that we can only ever ‘live’ in the past. In the fractions of milliseconds it takes our brain to process the present, that moment we were in has already gone. 843 more words

Pleasure Fishing

Snow melt and sausages (Entry 127)

It was cold. Seriously cold. The wind hurtled in from the north, cutting through anything unfortunate enough to break its path. Unfortunately for me that ‘anything’  1,063 more words

Pleasure Fishing

Gotta take the rough with the smooth

After a reasonable run of fish recently I have to say a recent fishing trip brought me back down to earth with a bang.  I’d been desperate to get out for a week or so and although the temperature was hovering around the freezing mark I was desperate to get out.   424 more words

Simon Brough