Zenia lands a starring role with Shakespeares fishing heroes

Shakespeare Fishing Heroes is a show to celebrate and thank the unsung heroes of the sport that bring so much back into fishing but are also the ones that don't get the recognition they deserve. When I was asked to be the Presenter of this inspiring show - I couldn't believe it, to get to meet these Fishing Heroes and tell their powerful stories is an honour I don't take lightly! We ask all on facebook if they know a Fishing Hero that they want to nominate - to get in touch and share your story! You can contact me ...
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Changing times – Time to worry?

Changing times – Time to worry? When I started sea fishing over forty years ago many of fish we caught were killed to be weighed in at competitions, eaten or buried in the garden. Looking back what anglers did was wrong but we knew no different it was different times and there was little perception that fish stocks were dwindling. There was perhaps still a belief that god provides and that there would always be plenty more fish in the sea. These are fortunately more enlightened times and most sea anglers practice catch and release keeping just the occasional fish ...
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Good Friday Trout Fishing

April has to be one of my favourite months to target reservoir trout with that vibrancy of new life all around. Having enjoyed a good day at Wimbleball a few weeks ago I was keen to return and hopeful that with warm temperatures forecast there would be the chance of catching fish on the floating line. This was to be a short session during the middle of the day with a catch and release ticket. Pauline would enjoy a well deserved rest with a good book whilst I waded out into the cool water. The drive across Exmoor proved to ...
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“I Caught a Glimpse” – A Book about North Devon’s Fishing

After several years I of work I can announce that my new book " I Caught A Glimpse" is due to be published in late Spring/early summer. I will give full details in the next few weeks ...
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Conserving grey mullet

A fellow Combe Martin Sea Angling Club member contacted me recently asking me to write a few words about grey mullet and why they should be given more respect. I have put a link below to the National Mullet Clubs page that gives plenty of scientific data explaining why the grey mullet is so vulnerable so I suggest you read through that after reading my personal comment. I started fishing for grey mullet during the early 1970’s whilst on holiday with my parents in Looe on the South Cornish coast. As a teenager who also coarse fished I found the ...
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