Month: February 2014


Dillington Pond – V.E.S. Precision League 7 – 23rd February 2014

I’ve had rather a busy weekend so before I get on to this weeks match I have to just mention the Big One show at Farnborough, I won tickets so thought it would be nice to go and have a look around and also to wish Steve Mayo farewell before he heads off to Gillhams in Thailand. I actually had two tickets


Dillington Pond – Royal Oak Winter League 9 – 16th February 2014

As much as I enjoyed going to Portishead for Steve Mayo’s leaving meal last week, and it was a great night and I met some really nice people, I did miss my fishing fix. So I was gagging to get out this week and with the never ending rain I wasn’t too upset that we would be on the pond again. I’ve


Steve Mayo Interview

Here’s the third in my series of interviews, this one is with top match angler Steve Mayo just before he jets off to start a new life in Thailand as a fishing guide. Hi Steve, thank you very much for taking the time to answer my questions, I recently had the pleasure of your company on a trip to the lovely Gillhams


Dillington Pond – Royal Oak Winter League 8 – 2nd February 2014

After getting another battering from the weather yesterday, I was relieved when I looked out the window this morning and saw blue skies, things got even better when I got outside and there was no real wind to speak of. I knew we’d be back out the pond again today, the river looked good yesterday morning but the rain we had combined


Emerald Pool – 1st February 2014

Glynn Wickham phoned me in the week to say Dom Sullivan was running a match at Emerald Pool fisheries near Highbridge. Dom and a few others had paid the venue a visit and absolutely sacked up with big hybrids, roach and skimmers, I don’t fish Saturday’s very often but the chance of a big net of quality silvers was too good to