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Barbel Fishing the River Wye with Bob James

Back in January of this year, a plan was hatched to spend a few days in the company of angling legend Bob James, pursuing barbel on his private stretch of the River Wye.

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Under the Surface – Summer Tench Fishing

Mike Linstead looks back at a summer spent fishing for still water Tench on the float.

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National Fishing Month – Take a Friend Fishing

This month marks the annual drive to encourage new people into the world of angling and, having been blessed with a wealth of memories and experiences thanks to a life spent by the water, I’m always keen to share my passion with friends and family.

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Deux Iles – Into the Unknown

It’s not everyday you get the opportunity to fish a lake that has barely seen a line in the water. But, back in December, whilst reporting in at the Angling Lines office I was asked by Bridget Dawson if I’d be interested in field testing a lake that wasn’t open to the public.

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Lakeside Bielby – Nice Way to Spend a Day Off

Having worked a long weekend away down in Hertfordshire I was granted a day off yesterday, so decided to take my dad fishing as a belated Father’s Day present.

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A Week on Blue Lake

Imagine your ideal French carp lake. What do you see?

For me it would be a natural and quiet water that is very picturesque with plenty of room,

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Under the Surface of…Simon Crow – Part 2

In the second part of my bankside interview with carp angling stalwart, Simon Crow, we discuss his overseas exploits, his own influences and inspirations and the people he most admires in the sport. Continue reading

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Lure Fishing on Pocklington Canal

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A Double Figure Weekend All Round

Following last week’s happy news that my long awaited niece was finally born, I decided to jump in the car and visit my brother and his new little arrival and on the way back up meet up with fishing partner James to have a go on a different stretch of the Swale than last week in search of some big Pike.

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Doing Your Homework

With the country gripped by freezing weather for the last few months most people would have opted to stay indoors rather than venture out for a days fishing.

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