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After three consecutive disappointing trips abroad, I was rather hoping my luck would change for the better, and when my good friend Martin Bowler suggested a visit to his villa at Jurassic Mountain Lake in Thailand, it seemed like a really good idea. My usual escapades consist of fly fishing in fairly remote locations, so Martin thought that fishing in... View Article


Rich pickings are to be found along the banks of the Warwickshire Avon in the vale of Evesham. Fruit hangs heavy in the market gardens enjoying the mineral rich soil caused when a river regularly bursts its banks. Combined with the gentle climate to be found in middle England. The river also gives life to more than just fruit and... View Article


With Sticky’s Manilla hitting tackle shop shelves up and down the country and then leaving them even quicker to catch carp I thought I would show you how I was using the boilie earlier this year catching lots of fish with a hi attract bottom bait. Stage 1 – Simply select a Manilla boilie straight out of the bag. Stage... View Article


What is the best bite? A float dipping? An alarm screaming or a quiver crashing round? All very welcome but maybe not as sweet as the limp length of fibreglass hanging from the rod tip in front suddenly springing into life. Like a puppet on a string dancing, only this time line not string is being pulled and a fish... View Article


All species, big and small, can be attracted into your swim by groundbait but like with all forms of attractors some stand head and shoulders above others. This doesn’t have to mean your mix has to be complicated or expensive, it’s just a case of knowing what works. Below is one of my classic combos for specimen bream and tench.... View Article


Thailand offers outstanding fishing and now you have a chance to follow in the footsteps of two of Britain’s best known anglers. The first part of the holiday will see you staying at Martin’s fantastic villa and enjoying the Jurassic Experience for 5 days fishing and 6 nights accommodation. Monster fish will be close at hand with a great opportunity... View Article