Old(er) age eyesight and fishing

Troubled by poor eyesight, have the text on your phone tuned up to huge just so you can read it, struggling to tie even the largest daddy long legs on your 15lb mono? This post has some top tips to bring back the good old days of being able to see what you’re doing!

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