Bristol Angling Centre Blog

  • Shaun Hodges enjoys a great days fishing on the River Kennet

    BAC team member/Korum sponsored angler Shaun Hodges enjoyed a great days fishing on the Kennet yesterday, he managed to catch lots of Perch including a 2lber, 3lb6oz, 3lb8oz and a whopping 4lb4oz PB. He also braced a couple of Jack Pike which was good fun on light tackle. Lob worms...
  • Sensas Challenge Final, River Soar Loughborough

    I always look forward to this weekend, its 4 days away with my Dorking team mates, we always have a good laugh, even if the fishing is not very good. This years practice days were a struggle, the first practice day on Thursday we fished on 'the greens' and I...
  • Basingstoke Canal, Teams of Four

    Saturday was the fourth round of this league and the canal looked in great shape, for the first time this year it had colour in it and was flowing, all previous rounds had been still and clear and a lot of people struggled. I had my breakfast in McDonalds at...
  • Gold Valley, Midweek Open

    Lately, every Wednesday I've been travelling to Gold Valley to fish the midweek open, this Wednesday started off with a frosty morning, on the way up we pass a complex of gravel pits around Reading on the M4 and they were all frozen, so when I arrived for the draw...
  • Basingstoke Canal Winter League

    Saturday I fished the teams of four league on the Basingstoke Canal at Ash Vale, I was standing in for Will, who was over in Poland working for Daiwa. The past three years I have always fished this league and the fishing has been excellent, the first year I fished...
  • The 'Big Fish Off' starts this Week on ITV4

    The 'Big Fish Off' starts this week on ITV4, don't miss it, Ali Hamidi and Dean Macey host the show with celebrity guests Mick Norcross for TOWIE and Hollywood actor Tamer Hassan. Dappy and Ollie are in future shows, its set to be Good   There is 6 episodes in...
  • Gold Valley Silverfish Festival - 2 days

    This was fished Thursday and Friday, no bloodworm and joker, carp don't count and the winner would be decided on total weight over the two days, everyone was pegged on Gold Lake. The weather was similar to what it has been all week, cold, cold and very cold, with winds...
  • New CC Moore Northern Special NS1+ Pop Ups 13/14mm

    The New Northern Special Plus Pop Ups are now More Buoyant and loaded with more flavour, designed and developed by Gaz Fareham. The Norther Special Pop Ups have accounted for some of the countries biggest captures, after its incredible success it was only right that Gaz and CC Moore team...
  • How Things Change in a Week

    Last week I was catching loads of fish, the recent icy blast has really 'chilled' the fishing. On Wednesday, I fished the mid week open at Gold Valley, the weather was warm enough for January but the weather forecast was for strong winds with even stronger 'gusts'. Despite the forecast...
  • A cold week but the action was RED hot

    Tuesday, I did a feature at Larford Lakes with Des, when we arrived the lakes were partly frozen and we did not know what to expect, the object of the feature was to demonstrate the finesse and feeding needed to catch shy feeding fish in cold water, and it was...

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