Month: September 2016

Summerhayes – Open – 25th September 2016

It was back to Summerhayes and Longs this week and I was travelling on my own as Janders was at Perry St today, when I pulled into the car park, thankfully there was no sign of the Tart so hopefully he’s gone into hibernation for the winter (or else he’s run out of pound coins!). After paying my pools and a quick coffee,

Dillington Pond – Pairs Open – 18th September 2016

After a pretty disastrous Summer League, I didn’t have high hopes for my bad run ending today unless I did something different and with it being a pairs match I felt the best chance of me and Hurf doing well would be just to get our heads down and fish the short pole. I actually made up a couple of rigs yesterday to fish two

Dillington Pond – Summer League 10 – 11th September 2016

It’s been a great week for the blog as it flew past 400,000 hits but even bigger news is that Against Men and Fish has a new site supporter, regular readers will know I’m a huge fan of Bait-Tech products and I am over the moon to now be associated with them. I look forward to bringing you details of new products, reviews

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Birthday blogs (Part 2)

As promised here’s Part 2 of my Birthday blogs ‘Hit Parade’ but can it live up to the previous five years? 5 – Midweeker I took the day off work for my birthday and decided to fish a match at Summerhayes http://www.againstmenandfish.com/2012/05/summerhayes-open-9th-may-2012.html/ 4 – Unlucky 13! Round four of the Spring League and I drew peg 13 but would my luck be

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Birthday blogs (Part 1)

Looking through old posts for my last ‘Hit Parade’ I noticed one of my wins came two days after my birthday and it got me wondering what my results were like on or near my birthday over the years. 10 – Standing in at Sadborow Going back to 2007 and the first ‘Birthday blog’ since starting Against Men and Fish saw me

Summerhayes – Open – 4th September 2016

Something a little different this week as when I phoned Pete to book in, he said the match would be a rover on all ponds. I picked Janders up and then we met Harry who also wanted to fish today. As we pulled into the car park at the venue there were already a fair few vehicles there and it was nice to see

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Better Days

I haven’t done a ‘Hit Parade’ for a fair old while (May 2014 to be exact!) and on the back of my last rather downbeat post I had a look back at some match wins out the pond to remind me of times when I could actually catch fish! 5 – A win from peg 24! Regular readers of the blog will