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Taking Stock of 2016

Mike takes stock of what he did, and didn’t, achieve during 2016, and looks forward to 2017 with some big plans already in place.

Autumn Bites

My autumn catches were a real mixed bag, including some good wreck pollack caught in difficult conditions.

Battling Brookies

The quest to add to my species list takes me to a small fishery in the historic town of Chirk in search of a Brook Trout.

Catfish Capers

Having unsuccessfully tried to bag a catfish in the UK before I head to a local lake in search of a Wels Catfish for species number 114.

Monkey Off My Back

I’ve been searching for an Undulate Ray for my species list for the past seven years, the search once again takes me to the beaches of Kerry in Ireland in search for what has proved an elusive species…

Shaken Not Stirred

July was a productive fishing month for me where I ventured to Ireland for blue sharks and also managed to get out with the lures and fly in search of rainbow trout and sea trout, here is a quick report.