Category Archives: Course Fishing

Beginners guide to fishing terminology


A friend of mine has suggested that it would be a help to put together a beginners guide to carp fishing terminology.  As a help to newcomers to the sport and I will also be doing beginner’s guide to other … Continue reading

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Trip 41 Carp Fishing – 2018


I am out on the Airfield lake for three nights this trip.  After a good look round and with no one else on the lake, it was a bit of a hard choice.  I picked the bank which had the … Continue reading

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Trip 40 River Fishing – 2018


Well, June 17th has come around for another year and it’s time again for me to have a go after the ever elusive Hampshire Avon Barbel.  This year, I’m going to try more than my normal few trips out on … Continue reading

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Few Hours on the bank today


It’s nice to be back on the Bank of the Hampshire Avon Today. Richard  

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It’s Getting Closer


It’s only a few days away and I hope your kit is ready. I cant what myself, but with work and my extention bring done and the wife away for work. I am stuck until the following week. Good luck … Continue reading

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Quick night or not!


My wife always laughs at when I say I am doing quick nighter.  I try and explain that a quick night is from 1830 to 0630 the following morning.  This is an overnight fishing trip.  These trips are gone to quickly … Continue reading

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Trip 15 Pike Fishing – 2018


I am out again after the pike today and really hoping to get at leased one.  It’s been pretty hard going after them this winter, I must say. Found a pukka looking area and flicked two dead baits out.  I … Continue reading

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Trip 14 Pike Fishing – 2018


With the weather as it is and only 20 days before the river season ends, I am still on that push for a big pike this year.  It’s been sometime since I had had one, mostly due to not fishing … Continue reading

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Trip 13 Pike Fishing – 2018


On the Hampshire Avon Today, with my friend Ian after the pike.  We are going to be roving around but will be using the Deeper Pro Plus to locate bait fish in any likely spots. The first area yielded no pike, … Continue reading

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On the Hampshire Avon Today


After the pike again today. Richard

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