Random Chat, Banter and Bits and Bobs from the Angling World

This is where we put all the weird and wonderful stuff from the world of angling: jokes, quotes, funny stories, poems, odd products that we can't fit in anywhere else...!
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If you have something to contribute, we'd love to hear from you - nothing is too weird or off-the-wall for us to consider. Otherwise please browse at your leisure and get in touch any time using the comments at the end of each post. Enjoy!

Sod’s Law

Nice rainbow trout

Yesterday afternoon I had a lovely little spell of “bonus” fly fishing. Bob Church and I were at one of our favourite venues in Bedfordshire, comprising three private gravel pits: two large ones of about 30 acres each, containing mostly carp and pike, and a smaller one of about 4 acres in between them. This […]

Float-tube review

Float tube review1

My good fishing pal, Ryan, located some reasonably priced float tubes to try and we thought we’d report back. At the time it seemed like a really good idea.

My pet pike

Pikey

Does anyone out there have a tame pike? I am very happy to confirm that I indeed do! Maybe I should qualify that statement in that it doesn’t actually belong to me (or anybody else for that matter). It lives in a one-and-a-half-acre lake in Staffordshire, which was dug out by my best friend, Ken […]