Fishing is an enjoyable thing for many and having fished in bloody awful weather more times than I care to think about but fishing in a lightening storm is not what I would call a very enjoyable hobby ,pastime or sport ,whatever you call your fishing .I fish matches in all sorts of rubbish conditions ,my last match had the wind and rain blowing straight at me head on ,far too windy for a brolly and got thoroughly wet on the outside. If it wasn't forecast for lightening I would be out fishing tomorrow , but Sussex has severe weather warnings for heavy rain strong winds and lightening.
So b#@&+#@s, I ain't going
Fishing on the canal on Friday, had to strip off to just a t-shirt by 11:30. Back to bib, braces and water proof coat by 5pm. Caught dozens of perch whenever the sun was covered or lower light levels each end of the day.
As I Iook out of the dining room window here in Southwater I note that the sky is an unremitting grey, the wind is blowing the trees about and the rain is a steady rain.
Shan't be teaching any maggots to swim today.
The forecast being the start of the apocalypse I though ****** I'm not going anywhere today.
I'm looking out the window and the weather is warm and sunny ,no wind and definitely no lightening.
Bloody forecasters couldn't tip s**t out of a bucket
Just ventured out to the shop and whilst it’s nice and sunny it’s very windy and not a warm wind at that! Been over the cherwell a couple times and it’s over the banks in places and full to the brim in others so don’t suppose the Thames is much better ?
Lucky you got bad weather. we've got lockdown and can only go out for one hour a day for exercise. No fishing for another two weeks at least. What pisses me off though is that the bloody hunters can go out all day and shoot whatever they want.
Well I roughed it out today, it was rainy (on and off) and very windy but I had an awesome day.
Got to the lake just as the rain had paused but still really windy so I picked a peg that had natural shelter in the form of trees and bushes, got the brolly and gear set up. The wind wasn't an issue as I was feeder fishing.
I was sheltered from the wind and warm enough, I managed to catch a nice mixed bag of fish including some skimmers, lots of roach including one of about a pound and 5 decent commons (low doubles) so quite a good days fishing for me bearing in mind its November and the weather was horrid. So glad I went ?