Category: Canal

Fun Flinging The Rubber

Just had a couple of enjoyable late afternoon mini sessions on the Oxford Canal with the trusty lure rods. I went for perch yesterday… but all I could catch were zander. I then went...

Coaching On A Winter Canal

I had a really nice coaching day on the Oxford Canal with Paul the other day. After such a cold snap it fished surprisingly well, although the bites were very shy at times. We...

Casters On The Canal

Just uploaded a brand new film for part of a new series I’ve called The Session. These are not live matches, but just me spending some enjoyment on the bank. This one is from...

Third Cast With Reggie

Had a really quick mini mission on the cut this evening. Fourth cast with one of my new ‘Reggies’ (a crayfish lure!) and this chunky beauty nailed it! I’ve now had three mini missions...

Surprise Bream On The Canal

Caught this surprise bream on the canal during an article for the latest (January 2019) issue of Pole Fishing magazine – out this week!

It’s Lure Time!

It’s that time of year when I dust off the lure rods once again. Love a bit of jigging, dropshotting, ned rigging and general chucking about on my local canals, lakes and streams. Usually...

Cracking The Canal

It was great to be back on the canal, coaching with Steve Petitt last week. I used to regularly travel up to fish this stretch of the Shropshire Union at Soudley when I was...

Welcome Surprise On The Canal

Another lure-caught species ticked off the checklist. Fought like a demon. Turned out to be a chunky 2lb hybrid. Last cast. Hooked (cough) in the (cough, cough) tail! What? They all count! 😉

Another PB!

  A very quick Boxing Day jigging session on the Grand Union with my Dad (as it was too chuffin’ cold!) lead to yet another personal best. This aluminium cooking pot was hooked some 15 metres...