March 8, 2019

Without doubt, the banks of Wetlands specimen lake have been trodden rather more frequently by anglers boots this winter than in times past. Whilst the increase in popularity has it's down side, namely more angling pressure on the water, a significant advantage is that...

February 14, 2019

A recent short mild spell filled me with a sense of positive anticipation as I arrived for my latest Monday session. According to Richard a few carp had been caught recently, including some during daylight hours. Surely, a decent catch was on the cards? Or at least, it...

January 11, 2019

We all know that winter fishing can be frustratingly unproductive, to say the least, with the very occasional hard earned capture standing in stark, but glorious contrast against an otherwise featureless backdrop of repetitive blank sessions. My previous experience has...

October 8, 2018

I must confess that one aspect of carp fishing I'm woefully poor at is that of carp identification. Certain high profile anglers are amazingly adept at the art, even being able to distinguish between Common carp of equivalent weights, that have no missing scales or ble...

March 31, 2018

Shane Stevens (Consultant for JK Angling)

Well after being stuck in the house most of winter, except for a few hours now and again one the canal and river I decided to get out for a 36 hour session to wetlands fishery. As I arrived I had a walk round and have a chat to...

October 16, 2017

Having experienced a disappointing session last week (when the only action I received was a 2.00 am bite that ended in a hook-pull at the net), I was hoping for a better outcome this week. However the news that very few fish had been banked in the last few days, did no...

July 20, 2017

This week, after a holiday break in Norfolk, I was eager to get back onto the banks of Wetlands to wet a line or two. However, a couple of surprises were in store for me upon my arrival. Firstly, in my absence, Richard (the owner) had been given the chance to borrow a...

July 5, 2017

Well it was a hard going 72hrs with changing conditions. I Fishing with my mate Martin Southall. We arrived on Sunday morning to Clive opening the gates for us. There were anglers on the lake from Saturday night. Serg was on Peg 6 and struggling to catch a carp and Mat...

April 7, 2017

It's amazing what difference a mid-session change in barometric pressure can make to one's fishing, transforming a seemingly barren experience into something far more productive. Such was most definitely the case this week, where the first 14 hours were a bit of a head...

March 26, 2017

I must say that spring is my all time favourite season. Having said that, this year I've had an unusually productive winter, with consistent catches throughout the grinding, cold months. What's more, one of the A-Team (Quasi) was included in my tally of winter captures...

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