ANGLING.GURUNew Thinking in Angling
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 […]

Angling • Keiryu • Methods Leave a comment
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 […]

Angling • Bait • Trout • Worms Leave a comment
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
22 Jul 2018

The truly great thing about species hunting is that it makes every fish really matter.  This morning, when my alarm went off a five AM, I was as keen to get up and get out fishing as I ever was.   I had had a late night the night before and I had a thirty-five-mile round […]

Angling • Bleak • River • Species • Warwickshire Avon Leave a comment