On the Selby Canal-by Paul Curotto

31st May 2020
Aaron Day
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One of over 20 landed last Thursday 21st of May 2020 with my newly purchased Mitchell 324. Which I have paired up with my lovely vintage Millward roach rod. It was great to get back..

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Fishing in New Zealand by David Churcher

31st May 2020
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Noticed u had a story on your site on the Wairau river in NZ. We live pretty much 'on' that river and fish it regularly with a flats boat I built three years ago. anyway..

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Crucians at bedtime-By Peter Bishop 

9th May 2020
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                                            Chapter 25   “Never bothered with the pond myself,” bumbled the  Wing Commander through a mouthful of toast, as he stood by the range in the kitchen of Deepcroft Farm. “Prefer Salmon fishing on the..

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The One That Got Away-Alex (New Zealand)

15th April 2020
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HI there, Just a little true story on the one that got away... The river I generally fish is the Wairau, 10 km north of the town Blenheim. Blenheim is mostly known for its top-class..

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Memories of Tom Moran by “JSD”

15th April 2020
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Thomas Moran was born in 1948 in Penang, British Malaya. He was the son and namesake of a British serviceman, while his mother, Clara Montano, was Filipino. At the age of two, he was sent..

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Great Expectations by Michael Crompton

9th April 2020
Aaron Day
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“Great Expectations” As was usual in my early career I was a’ fishing alone with my two companions, anticipation and expectation. Perhaps sometime during the morning the third member, excitement, just might put in an..

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The rod building bug! – Chris

4th April 2020
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With some time to spare, I’m filling it by building rods and getting my gear into shape. When I can fish again, I’ll have no excuse not to be ready! I grew up in the..

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A fishing tale to remember! – The Tiddler Snatcher

4th April 2020
Aaron Day
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We may be in lockdown, but there are memories which angling Gives us which we cherish all our lives. It was early in the 2016 season when I visited Stockton Reservoir in Warwickshire, and I'd..

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Armchair Angling! – Chris

4th April 2020
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I was hoping to get good use out of the pictured items this year rather than be an armchair angler. Practice casting on the heath is however still possible I believe. Rods: Chris Barclay glass..

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Treading in someone’s footsteps – John

4th April 2020
Aaron Day
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A friend that I have only met once, sent me a link some time ago. It was called "Mr Green's Fishing Rod". by Chris Yates. It was a lovely film about the time that Chris..

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