Tales from the Riverbank

Time to wax the surfboard and join everything else that's coming up the Severn

January’s a great time for sitting back and contemplating the year just passed and planning daring dos for the year ahead. Over supper with friends a few weeks back, the subject of fishing came up and I realised that days on the riverbank fishing...

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VAR, haddock and eel, all smoked, that’ll do me

Just reflecting on some of the things that have happened over the year and what a year it’s been. Exceptional flooding at the start of the year seemed to have little effect on what turned out to be another exceptional elver season. In fact catches...

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The Japanese have been doing it since the Edo period, but it's new to us

They say it’s better to be born lucky than rich and that’s how we felt on Friday 26th September when the sun shone and on a beautiful Autumnal day at our ‘end of year’ celebratory eel release at Llangorse Lake in the Brecon mountains...

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