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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Best Fishing Fails 2014

Best Fishing Fails 2014

Some of these fishing fails will definitely make you laugh. The guy that electrocutes himself a few clips in is hilarious; slightly disturbing but hilarious!

That’s not a knife… THIS is a knife!

Tuna cutting

They say simple things bring us the most pleasure. There’s something about this man’s fluid movement, the lack of waste and the precision in this short film that is just a joy to behold. Or am I just weird?

Birds fishing – the amazing photography of Hemant Kumar

River Tern

Hemant Kumar has a knack of capturing his local bird life on film, paying particular attention to birds fishing in Hyderabad’s lakes and streams near his home in India.

Unbelievable shark feeding frenzy video goes viral!

Shark feeding frenzy goes viral

Earlier this month bystanders witnessed a massive shark feeding frenzy close to shore, where 100-plus sharks threw themselves into a shoal of bluefish, sometimes beaching themselves in the process.

English humour: Competitive Dad Goes Fishing (VIDEO)

Fast show competitive dad fishing

My own Dad, Mike Green, took me fishing as a boy, but luckily for me he wasn’t like this at all. But many things in this sketch ring true. I hope you enjoy it!

FIGHT! Fisherman versus fisherman…

Osprey attacks fisherman

In the modest words of the guy who made it: “This video is amazing!” …The thing is, he’s right. One angler stealing from another like this is pretty rare. Funnily enough he says, “I wasn’t afraid…”. Yeah right!