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Fishing Rod’s Eye View of a Big Striped Catfish Strike

Thailand a couple of years ago at Bo Sang Fishing Park. Strap the camera to the rod, chuck the line in and BANG! And a photo of my Tropical Wife with one of these fish. I say “Tropical Wife” because it’s now nearly November here in the U.K. and I can’t get her to come […]

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This Fishing Station Looks Like a Great Deal!

This is an intriguing fishing station for those who don’t want to spend £400 or more. The Amazon User Reviews are very favourable. It’s obvious that you won’t get a top of the line fishing seat box for the money but quality and functionality look very acceptable all round. And £160 for all of it […]

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Brave Girl Fishes Without Fishing Licence!

Or a fishing rod, fishing net or fishing anything, really. No gear, no licence, no problem!

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This Is Why We Fish.

As long as we stay on the rivers/lakes/canals, quietly partaking in the magic of fishing we all love, we will never encounter horrors like this. (The Compleat Angler would like to apologise for any distress caused by this article but cannot accept any responsibility for injuries caused to those daft enough to click the link). […]

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Brilliant Smartphone for Anglers!

WHAT A GREAT PHONE FOR ANGLERS! This one is terrific…you have an absolutely BRILLIANT smartphone at 1/4 of the price of the top of the line models and yet it has close to all of the capabilities and speed of the Iphones and Samsungs of this world. Awesome! Brilliant phones, superb value for money! In […]

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Lloyds Meadow Fishery 5 years ago

Found this great video on youtube by Mark Davison. Look how low the “trees” on the island are compared to the veritable jungle you see there now! Lloyds Meadow was quite beautiful 5 years ago, it’s even nicer now.  

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Hello U.K. Fishing Nuts! It Has Been A While…..

I joined the Army in 1975 as a 16 year old. I left in 1988 after almost 14 years of service. During that time I had many memorable coarse fishing sessions in Germany and the UK. I was always a fishing nut but when I left the army it felt right to start a new […]

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