Brute of a Brown Trout took offence at my Hart Absolut Minnow as I bounced it back towards me, with the flow. After a little walk around Newbury town centre together, we exchanged pleasantries and she went on her way again.
Today saw 32 anglers, myself included, fish the inaugural Cotswold Predator Classic at Watermark Fisheries, near Cirencester.
With perhaps the hardest frost of the winter so far and after a week of torrential rain that saw the venue flood, the conditions could have been better. However the wind had finally dropped and it was a nice, sunny day to be outside after all the Christmas festivities. Read more