Is there a more perfect late autumn fish than a perch? All stripes and prickles with fins dipped in liquid saffron and a burly bristle both in and out of […]
I received an email earlier in the year from Garrett Fallon. He had long toyed with the idea of an angling magazine that focused upon the quality of its writing […]
That contentment is found on every page, but there is much too that readers will find provocative and challenging. Parr explores depths rarely plumbed in angling writing, examining its philosophies […]
A rather nice review of The Idle Angler has appeared in CountryFile magazine. Editor Fergus Collins writes that ‘there’s much to enjoy here‘ and suggests that ‘it’s a very gentle, […]
From Chapter Five – Lunchtime (Courtesy of Medlar Press) Sir John Whitaker Fairclough was a man I never met but whose fly-fishing tackle is now in my possession. Fairclough […]
So here it is – The Idle Angler – available now from all the normal places, though easiest and safest to go direct to the publisher here.
I love fishing in winter. It can be hard to find the motivation on a cold, dark morning, but once outside the cold air knocks the slumber from you and […]