kennet and avon canal

First Perch of the New Season

First canal trip of the Autumn. Read more

Texas Rig for Perch

Quiet on the Kennet and Avon Canal today. Managed these two Perch and stirred a couple of Pike. Fished Reins Bubbling Shads on a texas rig. Chartreuse was the best performing colour.

Fishing with Andy Ford

Fishing with Andy Ford

Dan and I had the pleasure of fishing with Andy Ford today, on my local stretch of the Kennet and Avon. You may know Andy as the enthusiastic, roving reporter from 'Tight Lines' on Sky Sports. Even if you don't subscribe to Sky you can still watch Andy's excellent features online. They cover literally all facets and disciplines of our sport - yes, even LRF! In fact, Andy has just launched a new website where he plans to catalogue all the excellent footage he has captured over the years. You can find it here - http://stourfisher.wordpress.com/ - check it out!Read more

Spinning for Perch

Dan joined me for the last fishing of the year today and I'm pleased to say it was successful with us catching maybe twenty Perch between us. But what a contrast Read more

Drop Shotting for Perch

I was determined to go drop shotting for Perch today, despite the weather. If anything, my local canal seems to have become clearer with all this rain we've been having. By the sounds of it, others haven't been so lucky.Read more

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