Category Archives: My Fishing

Open Matches – Magiscroft – Aug/Sept 2021

Really enjoyed 3 Wednesday’s in a row on Magiscroft Island Pond. Great fishing, but more importantly great company and a lot of laughs. A first and two seconds with 51lb, 47lb and 41lb … a lot of fish, mainly Ide, … Continue reading

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Open Matches – Partridge Lakes, Warrington – 10/11 July 2021

Have to thank my friends Davie and Woody and all at the lovely Partridge Lakes Fishery (especially Nelly for drawing me good pegs!) for a great weekend away and a very enjoyable win on Sunday … after Woody won the … Continue reading

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Daiwa Pole Masters – Tunnel Barn Farm – 21/23 June 2021

Really enjoyed my first Daiwa Masters 3 day match festival at Tunnel Barn. Didn’t know much about the venue and it wasn’t fishing as well as usual. But a great 5 days away with all my pals. Saturday evening joined … Continue reading

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Eclipsed

I wrote a book! For my wonderful wife Karen. This short ‘travelogue’ is not really a proper book, simply a present to Karen as a reminderof our ‘unforgettable’ holiday in 2017. I planned the itinerary and organised all the travel.Karen … Continue reading

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Sturgeon fishing in Canada – 12 Aug 2017

We had booked an 8 hour guided trip fishing for Sturgeon with Lang’s Fishing Adventures in Vancouver. I couldn’t really contain my excitement since aside from the eclipse and of course our romantic anniversary … I hoped this could maybe … Continue reading

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Fishing on Skye With Dimitrios Chariskos – 14 October 2016

What an awesome day fishing on Skye with Dimitrios Chariskos! Lost count of Pollock to 4-5lb, Wrasse and Coalfish in wild and stunning surroundings. It was a pleasure and an education, learning about many lure fishing methods. I highly recommend … Continue reading

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All Scotland Open – 29 May 2016

You never lose it!!! This weekend saw the SFCA & Magiscroft fishery hosting the annual ALL SCOTLAND competition in memory of Rab “Awesome” Crossan. The match was fished between the Island and Woodside ponds with 26 anglers coming out in … Continue reading

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Celtic Cup – Ireland – 2009

L-R Colin McKerrell, Daren Ferguson, Ian Whitson, Chris Paton (Captain), Davie Corcoran, James Woodrow, Ewan Weed, George Glen, Gus Brindle (Coach), Castelblaney Deputy Mayor The competition was fished over two days on the White Island section of the Lough.  Following … Continue reading

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That Was The Year That Was – 1995 Matches Article

1995 was a generally successful year for me in match fishing, and I wrote an article for the S.F.C.A. magazine that I’ve reproduced here for nostalgia purposes! ‘THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WAS’ – by George Glen I have never … Continue reading

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1993 World Angling Championships – Coruche, Portugal – Sept 1993

The 1993 World Championships in Portugal was probably my favourite event, naturally when you do well and come 5th overall individually and the Scotland team did well too. I wrote an article for the S.F.C.A. magazine which I’ve reproduced below … Continue reading

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