Bite Alarms, Burners and Barbarism.

When I started this blog I boldly announced that it would deal with the (in my opinion) most important issues the world is facing today - Fishing (Why we do it, how to do it, and where to do it), Sausages (the good, the bad and the downright inedible) and Music (mainly for light relief …

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Things are looking up…..

Those brave souls amongst you who follow this blog will recall that on a recent visit to the 'farm pond' I had a tantalising encounter with a potential Monster of the Deep. Obviously not quite in line with Jeremy Wade and his freshwater leviathans, but something significant all the same. A few weeks ago I …

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A Big Fish in a Small Pond

Previous posts have alluded to the fact that when I go fishing I like to have a plan - even if it's only there to boost my confidence/self-esteem, or to convince the wife that my hobby doesn't purely consist of aimlessly wandering up and down river banks scaring wildlife. I normally supplement my Plan (notice …

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What’s in a name…? Part 1

The Fish Don’t Know - that’s the name of this blog. Fishingforluckies - thats the name of the website. What do they mean, these names? Why did I choose them? Have I eaten any exceptional sausages lately? These are all questions that I’m sure you’re asking, so I’ll endeavour to answer them. When I embarked …

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Chub, Perch and The Art of War

I've never read the Art of War, and to be honest I'm never likely to. However I can imagine that it's full of useful information about tactics, strategies, battlefield psychology and all that kind of stuff. I'm confident that at some point it would suggest that to succeed in one's quest for victory one must …

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We’re on for Saturday….woo hoo!!

So permission has been given for an all day session on Saturday. All I have to do is decide where to go, what to fish for and how to fish for it. If I'm not careful I'll end up taking everything I've got, short of beach fishing gear and then chopping and changing all day …

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What’s it all about?

I love fishing. I love sausages. I love music. All three of these things are interconnected in a multitude of often complex and wondrous ways For example: Fishing is best enjoyed when eating sausages. Sausages taste best when cooked on the riverbank and eaten whilst fishing. Listening to music is also hugely enhanced by a …

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