River Derwent, Lintzford (Garden Centre section)

The garden centre section of the Derwent is one of my favourite spots on the river. Not just because it’s picturesque, has a variety of water conditions to deal with and clear open stretches with wooded sections between, it’s also the nearest part of the Derwent to me. I can be on the river, tackled up and casting my first … Continued

‘Poaching’ on the Derwent

Poaching – conjures up images of wily old men, clever as a foxes and twice as cunning. Bedecked in a long but well worn Barbour, inside pockets nicely flushed out with a brace (or two) of Pheasants/Rabbits/Hares, only taking what they need to put a square meal on the family table back at the little cottage in the forest. Hold that … Continued