Tales from the Riverbank

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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Russia throws a spanner in the works, a fall in prices is not what the future holds

Tales from the Riverbank returns after a little break of a few months. What’s been going on you may ask. Holiday, writers block, business in far off places - well a little of all those things really and of course the start and finishing of another...

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