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On fishing and funk from Elmore Leonard

  The Shed is a place where old men become familiar with tools they should have mastered as boys. For the past four years, in small lessons, this has included fishing gear. Fishing starts with the art of imposing temporary … Continue reading

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more talking walkham

The Shed has contributed the following to its most recent project, which is the website horrabridge.org.uk/ Some artists are as good at the business side as they are at the art, says Robin Armstrong. But mostly, he admits, he just … Continue reading

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shednotes 165: MORE POACHING DEBATE, PLUS THE BIG ONE: FLIES, SPINNERS OR WORMS?

The following essay on fishing has been published at http://horrabridge.org.uk/talking-walkham—updated-61015.html Talking Walkham 2 filed 6.10.15 (Talking Walkham 1 is appended) In the course of asking questions about the Walkham, this column ended up directed to Robert Mountjoy of Crapstone – … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 138: On poachers, peal and growing your own salmon

The Shed has opened a blog line called TALKING WALKHAM, about its local river, and is posting the first one here  … Between 1724 and 1727, the author of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe, published three volumes of essays called A … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 42: TALKING TACKLE AFTER BEING ALL AT SEA

A Shed reporter recently published the following … by George Edwards My shed is full of old fishing tackle and I always take some on holiday, to get a hook in some kind of water. But I am only buying … Continue reading

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ten shilling bait

For an introduction to Ten Shilling Fishing, see http://tinyurl.com/pum4ed4/ The Ten Shilling Fisherman needs a bait costing pennies which will come out of the  freezer every now and then and go back in for the next time. I’m filing one … Continue reading

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