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Well-sheltered waterway is a draw for fish numbers in the winter

Well-sheltered waterway is a draw for fish numbers in the winter

Well-sheltered waterway is a draw for fish numbers in the winter

25 December 2021

March is a bustling fenland market town, through which the Old River Nene gently meanders.


Interesting fishing to be enjoyed on this part of canal

Interesting fishing to be enjoyed on this part of canal

Interesting fishing to be enjoyed on this part of canal

10 December 2021

Despite recent cold weather, Bottesford and District Angling Association's section of the Grantham Canal has continued to provide interesting fishing.


Old stretch of river is a haven for fish and anglers alike

Old stretch of river is a haven for fish and anglers alike

Old stretch of river is a haven for fish and anglers alike

26 November 2021

Anglers from far and wide flock to the old course of the River Nene, which meanders through the small fenland village of Benwick, near Peterborough.


Coster says check out Birch Lake now for 'silver fish'

Coster says check out Birch Lake now for 'silver fish'

Coster says check out Birch Lake now for 'silver fish'

19 November 2021

Birch Lake at Woodland Waters, Ancaster, is situated right over the back of the park, and is definitely worth checking out.


'Gone Fishing' adviser John Bailey goes fishing with Journal angling writer Dave Coster

'Gone Fishing' adviser John Bailey goes fishing with Journal angling writer Dave Coster

'Gone Fishing' adviser John Bailey goes fishing with Journal angling writer Dave Coster

11 November 2021

The current price of fuel keeps many anglers fishing local these days.


Why shallow fishing tactics work well at Ancaster lakes . . .

Why shallow fishing tactics work well at Ancaster lakes . . .

Why shallow fishing tactics work well at Ancaster lakes . . .

23 October 2021

Shallow-set float rigs in deep areas of both the Match and Specimen Lakes at Woodland Waters, Ancaster, have been successful lately.


Coster checks out Nottingham Canal

Coster checks out Nottingham Canal

Coster checks out Nottingham Canal

16 October 2021

Journal angling correspondent Dave Coster has been checking out several miles of the canal that runs through Nottingham.


Grantham Canal produces roach, rudd and perch despite the weeds and reeds

Grantham Canal produces roach, rudd and perch despite the weeds and reeds

Grantham Canal produces roach, rudd and perch despite the weeds and reeds

09 October 2021

When Dave Coster first visited the stretch of Grantham Canal known as Two Bridges, the newly landscaped banks were almost bare of vegetation.


Grantham Journal angling correspondent Dave checks out the drains

Grantham Journal angling correspondent Dave checks out the drains

Grantham Journal angling correspondent Dave checks out the drains

28 September 2021

Journal angling correspondent Dave Coster has been continuing to explore the network of drains around the Boston area.


Tackle shop owner at 'Woody's' is an accomplished angler

Tackle shop owner at 'Woody's' is an accomplished angler

Tackle shop owner at 'Woody's' is an accomplished angler

08 September 2021

The new tackle shop at Ancaster's Woodland Waters opened back in April and has been a big hit.


Netful of carp and bream wins match at Foston lakes

Netful of carp and bream wins match at Foston lakes

Netful of carp and bream wins match at Foston lakes

20 July 2021

The latest fixture in the Bottesford and District Angling Association match calendar was held at Foston.


Dave hooks a tidy tench from a tiny tributary

Dave hooks a tidy tench from a tiny tributary

Dave hooks a tidy tench from a tiny tributary

25 August 2020

Journal angling correspondent Dave Coster has been out and about checking out another fishing haunt.


Coster tries waggler and pellets at Ruskington venue

Coster tries waggler and pellets at Ruskington venue

Coster tries waggler and pellets at Ruskington venue

07 August 2020

Dave bagged a good haul of skimmers at Priory Lake, plus a surprise fish he did not expect to encounter . . .


Dave Coster says be streetwise to keep catching fish in the winter

Dave Coster says be streetwise to keep catching fish in the winter

Dave Coster says be streetwise to keep catching fish in the winter

16 March 2020

Grantham Journal angling correspondent finds plenty of ways of catching fish in the winter at Woody's.


Alan triumphs in fishery lakes match

Alan triumphs in fishery lakes match

Alan triumphs in fishery lakes match

17 January 2020

Journal angling correspondent Dave Coster laments his bad luck in match peg draw.


Bream are taking the bait at Woodland Waters

Bream are taking the bait at Woodland Waters

Bream are taking the bait at Woodland Waters

24 October 2019

Dave Coster returns to Woodland Waters Fishery where good sport is being enjoyed by anglers from near and far.


Fishing is easier to learn if you begin with a pole instead of a rod and reel

Fishing is easier to learn if you begin with a pole instead of a rod and reel

Fishing is easier to learn if you begin with a pole instead of a rod and reel

10 October 2019

Dave Coster says angling need not be an expensive if you think simple – but avoid online bargain basement equipment at all costs.


Coster outlines the basic trinity of coarse anglers and their habitats

Coster outlines the basic trinity of coarse anglers and their habitats

Coster outlines the basic trinity of coarse anglers and their habitats

06 August 2019

The Journal's angling correspondent says majority of people who coarse fish can be put into three main groups: carp, green chair and match.


Chopped worm and casters are Graham's secret to success at Foston

Chopped worm and casters are Graham's secret to success at Foston

Chopped worm and casters are Graham's secret to success at Foston

02 July 2019

Edwards just misses out on the magical ton-up catch with his victorious haul of skimmers and carp.


Dave Coster is impressed with Portland Fishing Lakes

Dave Coster is impressed with Portland Fishing Lakes

Dave Coster is impressed with Portland Fishing Lakes

12 June 2019

Dave bags 60lb of fish and an excellent breakfast.


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