Thomas’ and Emily’s first fish

After the last trip to the Erewash Canal two weeks previously I wasn’t entirely sure we would catch anything, however I had been reading on FaceBook that people were fishing at Stanton Hot Waters (A stretch of the Erewash Canal near Stanton Ironworks) and...

First Trip In Years

Ok so I had the rods and the reels all ready to go, Thomas was looking forward to catching some fish! I was looking forward to sitting by the waters edge again, the first time in over 15 years. As it was Thomas’ first time I wanted to take him somewhere close...

New start, new fishing gear

I have recently started fishing again and needed to buy a whole new set of fishing tackle. As I have no aspirations of being the next coarse fishing world champion I didn’t want to spend huge amounts of money on rods reels seat boxes etc… So I started...

New website launched

Welcome to the new Ilkeston Fishing website, my name is Andy Morley. Fishing was a huge hobby of mine as a kid where my dad started taking me from the age of 10ish I think. I used to go every weekend, mainly fishing the local Erewash Canal with my good mate Matt. I...