Month: January 2010


River Isle – V.E.S. Precision League – 31st January 2010

Going into this match I was lying in second place in the league and keen to do well again, there had been a wicked frost overnight and I was hoping it wouldn’t affect the fishing too much. Robin had once again pegged the top end of the river along with some pegs at Ilford. I really didn’t fancy the Ilford pegs or


River Isle – Crown Winter League – 24th January 2010

With the river bank high on Friday afternoon I feared the worst but the wet stuff stayed away for the rest of Friday and all of Saturday and the Isle looked perfect. A frost the night before probably hadn’t helped matters but I was still confident it would fish well. At the draw there was another depleted turnout of ten and that


Dillington Pond – V.E.S. Precision League – 17th January 2010

After not fishing last week due to the extreme weather, I couldn’t wait to get on the river this week. There had been some rain on the Saturday but I wasn’t too concerned and as I drove over the Isle I could see it was up and coloured but to me it looked nice and would only get better as the day


River Isle – Barney Crockett Pairs Open – 3rd January 2010

After not fishing since the 20th Dec I was well up for this one although once again it was bitterly cold and the fishing could be hard going. I’ve got a good record in this event after being the top individual last year and coming third with my partner Justin Charles. Justin couldn’t fish this year so I was with Tiverton’s Bruce