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This diary sections shows what we get up to, sometimes in the business but often around and about.  As I go fishing on every chance I get, I thought you might like to see what I catch in each place, tactics and bait used.  You will soon realise that I am not a sophisticated angler and anybody can do what I do (most people probably better)

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Bangalore: An Indian Love Affair Bangalore: An Indian Love AffairWhen my husband suggested a trip to fish for Mahseer on the sacred River Cauvery in Southern India, I made one helluva fuss.

'I don't want to go,' I protested; followed by: 'and anyway, what will I do whilst you're fishing with your buddies?'

'Write about it,' he said. So I did ...
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India: Shiva's Festival - Part One India : Shiva's FestivalLocation: Bush Betta Camp, Mekhedaatu-Sangam, Cauvery Sanctuary, Southern India.

Last night, I dined with good companions, under a black-velvet sky. As the evening drew to a close, and their laughter-filled voices trailed off into the jungle night, I climbed into my wooden bed beneath the stars, clothed only in the silk shirt of an Indian Prince and I dreamt of tomorrow's dawn, and the unknown adventures it might bring ...
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India: Fishing with a centipede India: Fishing with a centipedeBait was plentiful on a recent angling trip to the River Cauvery in Southern India, and Mahseer love ragi, a cereal based dough. So do the monkeys! - but when it failed to produce a monster fish, our attention turned to the local wildlife ...Read more...

Fishing the Red River, Lockport, Manitoba, Canada Fishing the Red River, Lockport, Manitoba, CanadaThis is our first on-line diary, and we hope that you enjoy reading it. Designed to give you a flavour of some of our fishing trips and in some cases, some of the pitfalls, it will be regularly updated with the latest excursions. Also included are extracts from The Reluctant Traveller, Journal of a fishing widow. This is an interactive feature, and I'd welcome anecdotes from fisherman, or their wives and partners, but only send those you'd like to appear on the internet ... !Read more...

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