ANGLING.GURUNew Thinking in Angling
08 Nov 2018

I have spent most of my life angling, so much of my life, in fact, that I still remember key points in it by my fishing activities at the time.  I remember crafting my first fishing rod out of a branch, attaching some discarded line and a hook, and catching my first fish, a Perch.  […]

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09 Oct 2018

What if Angling was simpler?

There is so much ‘Stuff’ we are expected to have these days, through the pressure of socially constructed ‘rules’ about what makes us an angler, that, I believe, it is really hindering the possibilities open to new anglers to get involved in the sport.  I’ve been thinking recently, with my upcoming presentation at the 49th […]

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10 Aug 2018

I sometimes tell people what I dedicate my time to, I am an aspiring PhD student studying the social and cultural aspects of Angling.  Almost invariably, I get an eye roll or a confused look followed by the inevitable question “Why?” To which I must answer, from my heart, “Because I want to make a […]

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10 Aug 2018

Keiryu Fishing

I recently took my interest in Japanese fixed line fishing, in the form of Keiryu, to a small lowland stream on the hunt for some beautiful Brown Trout, I was not disappointed! Kieryu offers a low-cost way to fish for Game, and virtually every other species of fish that you can imagine in small streams […]

Angling • Bait • Keiryu • Methods • River • Species • Trout • Worms Leave a comment