Tickling Fish

15 July 2017 // Books //Fishing

On this, the first anniversary of the death of the venerable Peregrine Eliot, we wanted to share his contribution to our first book, A Collection of Words on Water, published back in 2009. We’ll be raising a glass to the good man’s legacy in just under two weeks’ time, when we get on down at […]

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Dexter Petley Longlisted for The Wainwright Prize

2 June 2017 // Books //Fishing

We’re pleased as punch that Dexter Petley, who’s been contributing to the site from the very start, has been longlisted for this year’s Wainwright Prize for his book Love Madness Fishing, which we released in conjunction with Little Toller last year. The Wainwright Prize seeks to reward the best writing on the outdoors, nature and […]

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Andrews of Arcadia and the Lost Tackle Shop

29 March 2017 // Fishing //Magazines

Photo: Nick Fallowfield-Cooper News reached us this afternoon that John Andrews – our frequent contributor, MC, and friend – is currently selling items cleared from F. Clover & Son, a lost tackle shop in a back street of North London which has remained locked for over twenty years. Photographs of the shop, alongside a short […]

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Blanking the Bryn (November 1980)

8 March 2017 // Fishing

Matt Morden blanks The Bryn: Kenny Hunt picked us up at Llanyrafon shops at dawn in a rusty Ford Escort estate with wire showing through the all of the tyres. Having recently joined the New Inn Nobblers Angling Club, I knew very little about Kenny. But a drive towards Abergavenny at seventy miles an hour […]

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To Cane A Trout, 1974

9 February 2017 // Film/TV //Fishing

Please enable Javascript to watch this video From Britain on Film, available on BFI Player

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