Reflections on Nantes

The annual show at Nantes ‘Salon des Pêches en Mer Nantes‘ is billed as the biggest show in Europe. This year it felt a little different though. Instead of being spread across 3 large halls, it was all in one XXL hall, this somehow made it feel

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Winter Bling

With storms battering the coast, floods wreaking havoc inland, & winds creating widespread damage, cabin-fever is setting in. This is the trough of the year for the bass angler. There are only so many lures in the collection which need new hooks & split-rings, there are only

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Teaching another …

I have fished with many people over the years, some in freshwater, some in the salt and others in both.  But until relatively recently all of these people have been anglers. My brother-in-law Alex had never fished at all, not even a mackerel trip whilst on holiday,

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