Category: Guest Blogs

A Masterclass By The Master – Billy Makin

My latest guest blog is something a little different, Billy Makin has been posting some brilliant stories on Facebook from the golden age of match fishing, I contacted him and asked if I could publish them on the blog and he said yes, so for those of you that don’t use Facebook or haven’t seen this yet, sit back, read and enjoy!

Mullet Nirvana in Ireland – Pete Bluett

My latest guest post is Pete’s account of a dream trip to mullet nirvana in Ireland. My partner Jenny and I have just returned from our annual mullet fishing trip to the Republic of Ireland. As usual, the destination was Rosscarbery in west Cork. What a week it turned out to be. The town of Rosscarbery sits at the top of a

Mullet Fishing by Pete Bluett – Part 2

In part 2 of Pete’s excellent article he explains the methods he uses to target mullet. Methods The following methods are those that I currently use to catch thick lips. They will almost certainly seem impossibly crude to seasoned coarse anglers, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned in all my years chasing mullet, it’s to keep it simple. I have found

Mullet Fishing by Pete Bluett – Part 1

My latest guest blog is one I’ve been looking forward to for a while now, regular visitors to the blog will have read about my efforts at trying to catch mullet over the years without a great deal of success so I was well chuffed when National Mullet Club Catch Recorder, Pete Bluett, agreed to pen an article about mullet fishing for me. Loads of great

Fishing In France – Baz Morgan – Part 2

In my last article I explained the basic licence system in France. What I failed to say was that as far as I know there are no concessions for pensioners or disabled etc, but I will check that out on my next visit.  The river Mayenne is one of those venues that I am really keen to explore in the future. Up

Fishing in France – Baz Morgan – Part 1

The latest guest blog is from Baz Morgan with loads of great info on fishing in France. If you would like to submit an article, review or catch report please send me an e-mail using the contact form in the sidebar of the blog. Hello. My name is Baz Morgan, I have been a follower of Jamie’s blog for many years. I have

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First Guest Blog

I’m always saying that I would love to feature guest blogs here at Against Men and Fish and I recently received my first one from Yorkshire Game Angling, a great little post on ‘Getting Started in Fly Fishing’. Getting Started in Fly Fishing Starting ‘fly’ fishing is nothing like as difficult or expensive as many people think. Neither is it confined to