Where to coarse fish in Leicestershire?

Holme’s Farm Fishery, Lubenham

Although I have fished virtually all my life, until recently I had never fancied visiting a commercial fishery, by which I mean a smallish public lake liberally stocked with coarse fish – mostly small carp. Sitting in amongst a load of other guys, pulling in fish after fish, which are probably caught on a regular […]

Carp fishing in the Midlands

20lb common carp

As you may have gathered by now carp are not really fish that get my pulse racing, but the leisurely way you can conduct a carp fishing expedition has a certain appeal, and my pal Ken’s fishery in Staffordshire is so breathtakingly beautiful that it`s always a sheer delight just to be there! Read the rest…

Fly fishing for salmon in the North of England

Jim Green with a salmon

In 2011 I made a trip up to the North of England and Southern Scotland to fish with a friend of mine, Andy Blyth. I thought I was a keen fisherman before I met Andy, but he is a fanatic – especially when it comes to catching salmon. He’s a great man to fish with […]

Fishing quotes

Fishing quote

Arnold Gingrich Fly-fishing is the most fun you can have standing up. A trout is a moment of beauty known only to those who seek it. John Gierach Creeps and idiots cannot conceal themselves for long on a fishing trip. Something to think about: If you fish the wrong fly long and hard enough, it […]

Fishing one-liners

Fishing joke

What is an eel’s favorite dance? The conger Two parrots sitting on a perch. The first one says to the other: “Can you smell fish?” What do you call a fish without an eye? A fsh Why didn’t the prawn share his toys? He was a little shellfish What fish is a serial killer? Jack […]

Wife fishing jokes

Bride and groom fishing

Once upon a time a man asked a girl to marry him. The girl said, “No way!” and the man lived happily ever after and went fishing a lot and hunted and played golf and drank beer and left the toilet seat up and farted whenever he wanted. THE END

Two blokes are fishing together, enjoying the peace…