Monthly Archives: January 2017

You Won’t Get It Right, Right Away

If you are relatively new to fishing, then you may find that it is considerably more difficult than it looks. After all, there is no shortage of people who look at the basic concept and think that it looks pretty simple. Cast line, wait, reel in the fish. Simple. What could be easier? On the first attempt, one will usually find that this is so far from being the truth that it is simply embarrassing. In actual fact, there is so much more to fishing that it […]

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“Give A Man A Fish And You’ll Feed Him For One Day”

Most people will have heard the old saying “give a man a fish, and he’ll feed himself for a day; teach him to fish and he’ll feed himself and his family for life“. Although not everyone who takes up angling does it in order to provide food, it is a good saying, demonstrating how fishing can be more than just a hobby, and can have a real practical application for anyone who does it. It helps if you like to eat fish and have a nearby body […]

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Epic Battles Of Our Time

It is often claimed that former US president George W Bush once said “It is my belief that human beings and fish can co-exist peacefully”. While there is dispute over whether he actually said that, surely no-one disagrees that it is true. However, you will come to question the truth of it when you have put a great deal of effort into the battle to land a 40-50 lb fish and feel nothing but anger and aggression towards the entire piscine kingdom. At that point, you’ll feel […]

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A Fishing Holiday – The Ultimate Relaxation

For anyone who wants a truly relaxing holiday, you’d have to go some to beat a week spent fishing somewhere nice and sunny. The huge advantage to a fishing holiday is, of course, that not only are you many miles away from the grind of work and personal life, but you are able to spend your days on a riverbank or boat, challenging yourself against the best that the marine world can throw at you. It may not feel relaxing when you are going mano a mano […]

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