Thursday, 28 August 2008

Underneath the Arches

After success with the cyprinids and failure with the large chevins I was really after on the Avon, I felt I had to get out to somewhere guaranteed not to hold that very species that I had spent so much of my youth pursuing

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

The Mysterious Waters of Guys Cliffe House - River carp

The best fisherman I know try not to make the same mistakes over and over again; instead they strive to make new and interesting mistakes and to remember what they learned from them. John Gierach

The Warwickshire Avon just below the Saxon Mill is a lovely place to while away a summer afternoon. Below the mill the river runs into an outcrop of red sandstone and makes a sharp left turn at right angles to its intended direction

Monday, 25 August 2008

After Whatever Comes...

Everything that happened today, would be at the very least, the first for some considerable time. I had grown up in Essex, lived all my life in the county and Essex is a county of trickles