Month: February 2015


River Isle – V.E.S. Precision League 7 – 22nd February 2015

Going into the final V.E.S. match, Heardy was leading with 10 points followed by Rob on 11 and then Fieldy and me on 12 and it was all to play for. To secure second place in the league I needed to beat Rob and Fieldy and with fourteen anglers fishing today there was an outside chance I could overhaul Heardy’s two point


Ringers Floating Pellet Bander Review

I do quite a few reviews on the blog now and it’s something I really enjoy doing, I don’t profess to be an expert or an authority on fishing tackle but I am an angler and as such I strive to give an honest review every time I’m sent something or I buy a piece of kit that there’s been a lot


Polar Buff Review

One of the unexpected and most welcome perks of writing this blog is that from time to time I’m contacted by various companies asking if I’ll review their products. I’ve been sent allsorts including groundbait, a water bottle, waterproof jacket, pole floats, a photo canvas and been asked to review several fishing apps and I’ve really enjoyed doing it. These reviews have


River Isle – Open – 8th February 2015

With the river producing some cracking nets of roach and chub, a few new faces had booked into the open, the trouble was we’d had a week of bitterly cold frosts and with the river really low and clear, it could be hard going for some. Rob walked miles on the Saturday looking at the river to try and make sure he


River Isle – Royal Oak Winter League 8 – 1st February 2015

The weather got colder during the week and we even had a light dusting of snow on Thursday and with some strong winds forecast for today it was looking like we were in for a chilly one! Rob couldn’t fish today so it was left to us to sort out, some anglers wanted it on the pond, some wanted to fish the