Month: August 2015

Dillington Pond – Summer League 9 – 30th August 2015

The three matches I’ve fished in this league so far have been a real mixed bag and swapping and changing methods hasn’t helped. The feeder has been winning most of the matches but I’ve tried it a couple of times without much success, so today I was determined to just fish the pole. I got to the pub for the draw and

Summerhayes – Open – 23rd August 2015

This match was supposed to be on Sellicks but after losing some skimmers a few weeks back it hasn’t been fishing very well for silvers so I was relieved when I got there and Pete said he’d moved us onto Longs today. With only eight of us fishing it was also to be a rover style match so I was hoping for a

Dillington Pond – Summer League 8 – 16th August 2015

After the last match here where I sneaked a win on the pole in bright and sunny conditions, this week it was fairly overcast and I thought bream and skimmers would probably win it today, so I made sure I had my feeder rod and a reel thingy with me again today. I got to the draw at the Oak and along

Dean Barlow Interview

Another first for this blog, my latest interview is with a World Champion, Dean Barlow, one of the England squad that were recently crowned World Feeder Champions! Against Men and Fish – Hi Dean, first of all a massive congratulations to you and the England Feeder Team on becoming World Champions and retaining your title, a fantastic achievement. What did you do to celebrate?

Perry St Pond – League 10 – 9th August 2015

The last match of the series arrived and we all knew where we’d be fishing today, I was on peg 2 with Blaker on peg 8 and although I had a two point advantage, I still felt he would be the slight favourite to take the title from that peg. We were two anglers short today and there were a couple of

Dillington Pond – Summer League 7 – 2nd August 2015

I was quite looking forward to getting back out the pond again as it’s still fishing it’s head off with 30lb plus need to win and you need over 20lb to frame. I got it badly wrong in the last match I fished when I had just shy of 14lb of roach on the pole and got battered by people catching plenty