May 18 2013 Latest news:
A lot of us still can’t quite get our May fishing right. Most of my pals are still moaning that the tench won’t come out to play on the bigger waters. The odd colossal carp is playing ball but it seems that many of the other fish are still coy. Until fish speak, we’ll never know but I’ve still got a feeling that this stop start spring is being hampered by the frequent, snipey, north and north-easterly winds that we are not enjoying.
Angling must reach out to non-fishing families and emphasise the benefits and pleasures of connecting with nature if the sport is to survive in its present form.
I feel strangely bereft at the thought of my old mate John Wilson leaving Norfolk in favour of a life in Thailand.
The generous turnout of caring anglers put their hands in their pockets last week to raise a princely sum of £841.50 to help keep the Cromer Life Boat afloat.