My pike fly fishing obsession – the beginning

Fly-caught pike from Chew Valley Lake, Mike Green

“It’s a f……..g great crocodile!” he replied, and one look at his ashen face told me he believed it! “Whatever it is, I do NOT want it in this boat with me!”

The End of an Era

fully-scaled-mirror-from-kens

It was quite upsetting to witness her condition, but a reminder that nothing lasts forever, and a very small consolation was that this morning a jack of about five pounds was there with his nose an inch from my bait-can.

Catfish Car from American Pride Seafood

Catfish Car from American Pride Seafood

Check out the ‘catfish car’ from the marketing genius at American Pride Seafood. They’ve totally gone to town on what once appears to have been a VW Beetle. This is the stuff social media marketers’ dreams are made of!

You won’t believe how this little chap has grown

Juvenile Bluefin Tuna

Thanks to an amazing tagging programme and cooperation from local anglers, a tiny tuna like this was recently recaptured weighing 102kg and measuring 191cm!

This video will make you want to buy a shotgun

Beretta shotgun video

This video from Italian shotgun maker, Beretta, is well worth a watch. As with any video over 3 minutes long, I never thought I’d make it to the end. I did.