Month: November 2013


River Isle – Royal Oak Winter League 3 – 17th November 2013

The day didn’t get off to a good start when I overslept, I rushed around and got to the pub and everybody was waiting for me outside! I paid my pools and I didn’t even have time for my usual coffee before it was time to draw. Rob had put us all down Isle Brewers and I fancied 126 or 124a where


My Next Interview

My first interview with Pete Clapperton (which can be found here – link) was a resounding success and I’ve had some great feedback from it, I’ve put just a few of the comments I’ve received below, “Great stuff mate” – Tony Curd “Cracking, really enjoyable read” – Tim Ford “Told you over many a pint you missed your vocation great stuff can’t be


River Isle – V.E.S. Precision League 3 – 10th November 2013

As I’ve said many times, this is a league I’d love to win and I’d gotten off to a good start with a section win and a section second but as I’ll miss one round due to being on holiday (did I mention I was off to Thailand!), I really needed a good result today. I was also looking forward to getting


Pete Clapperton Interview

In a first for this blog and something new which I hope you will find interesting, I have managed to secure an interview with Bait Tech supremo, Pete Clapperton. I have to say a massive thank you to Hayley for setting this up and hopefully I’ll have some more interviews in the near future with some top anglers, people in the tackle


Summerhayes – Open – 3rd November 2013

With no club match on this week, I phoned Pete and booked in for the match on Sellicks. Driving to Bridgwater I was hoping we would all be on the one pond and not split with Lily and on arriving, Heardy confirmed we were all on Sellicks – phew! After a coffee Pete announced the draw and I went in after about half the


Fishing Abroad

Todays post was supposed to be about how I went fishing with Russell Hilton on the Taunton canal and caught a new pb pike but he had to cancel in the week. So instead here’s a ‘Hit Parade’ of sorts, with another trip to Gillhams in a couple of weeks, I thought I’d take a look back at my trips fishing abroad. Up