2016 Fishing New Years Resolutions

OK, so here’s The Compleat Angler’s New Years Resolutions. In 2016 I promise that I will:

1. Catch a Pike. I’ve never caught one in my life. I’ve “hooked” a few while reeling in tiddlers but of course under those circumstances the pike is holding on to the little fish and they always let go right at the end. So, in 2016 I’ll have to set some time aside Continue reading 2016 Fishing New Years Resolutions

Cheshire Fishing Pool Two. Magical Margin Fishing.

pool2 cheshire fishing

Pool Two at Cheshire Fising provided a great afternoon of silvers fishing on what was forecast to be one of the few decent weather days of the week. Click on the Google Earth image above to see exactly where I set up. A couple of anglers were already set up and fishing when I arrived around midday. One was feeder fishing towards the middle of the lake, Continue reading Cheshire Fishing Pool Two. Magical Margin Fishing.

Lingmere Fishery – Fun in the Sun

lighthouseThis is Leasowe Lighthouse, pretty much at the entrance to Lingmere Fishery at Moreton, The Wirral, Merseyside. Yes, we were going Coarse Fishing By The Sea. Lingmere Fishery is only 300 yards from the beaches and mudflats of the Wirral. I was actually afraid that this part of the U.K. had been the victim of some giant radiation accident Continue reading Lingmere Fishery – Fun in the Sun

Festive Mood Spoiled By Need To Fish!

First of all, I received tremendous news this morning. No, I had not won the Euromillions, but the next best thing plopped through the letterbox. It was a communication from Vehicle Control Services Ltd., the company which has the lucrative contract for imposing fines for vehicles they allege are parked “illegally” on private property. Remember my Parking Ticket at Telfords Warehouse last month during my day out at the Shropshire Union Canal? Yes, the parking ticket which ruined my day and caused me untold Pain and Suffering and caused me to send in an appeal with loads of supporting photographs? Continue reading Festive Mood Spoiled By Need To Fish!