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Get out there for your winter fishing fix

Get out there for your winter fishing fix

'Up the line' or 'Up-country' is a term some of you may be familiar with, especially if you have a connection with Cornwall, and to some, especially the proper Cornish, it literally means travelling over the border, which is the river Tamar. In fact, when I was younger there were a few old villagers who`d never been very far - certainly not over the Tamar river!

Ruby gold… and Liquid Robin Red

Ruby gold… and Liquid Robin Red

Before I begin I`d better explain that Ruby country is an area of Devonshire famed for its beef...

Eight Cornish carp and a 'pasty pie'

Eight Cornish carp and a 'pasty pie'

"The young lad was doing his best to learn the art of spinning for perch and pike. Below him, the powerful river roared and swirled in a foaming torrent. High above the young angler a huge willow towered, but every now and then his small spinner snagged in the lower branches. The young man's uncle, yet again, risked life and limb to retrieve the spinner and offer words of encouragement."

`Supernut` in the Valley

`Supernut` in the Valley

My wife said she felt a bit sorry for the delivery guy that dropped off a heavy looking parcel recently, and indeed although it was rather weighty, it was what was inside that was of interest to me...

`BB` say`s

`BB` say`s

Recently I was honoured to photograph the oldest male member of the village and his rather large family, from all points of the globe all gathered as one for a celebration for a special 90th birthday.

Adam's Tench Tips

Adam's Tench Tips

There are many ways to catch tench, some specialists will target them in using similar tactics to carp angling but in a scaled down manner, using a double or triplicate of rods, bite alarms, bivvy, bedchair, the whole nine yards as they say.

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