Dexter Petley with BBC Radio4

13 Jul

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07jys1r Listen to our good friend Dexter Petley wax lyrical about carp with BBC radio4. His excellent new book ‘Love Madness Fishing’ is available form (Little Toller/Caught by the River, hardback, 232 pages.    

Lessons in waiting.

19 Oct

Minutes, hours, days and weeks have colluded and ebbed by as effortlessly as the trickle of a summer stream. I have wandered the echoing chasm of my own mind in order to maintain a biscuit of sanity. Though we have … Continue reading

Patricia the Fisher

30 Aug

For over a month we hadn’t seen a single cloud dotted amongst the endless blue skies. The water temperature at Cassien kept rising to the point where it was no longer refreshing to swim in. It had an effect on … Continue reading

Cassien Selection

14 Jul

The past two weeks have rushed by with the swiftness of an alpine river. My brother whom I haven’t seen since last October recently made an impromptu visit; we did the usual site seeing along with walks through the Gorge … Continue reading