Fallon’s Angler Issue 16


The magazine for long-form angling writing.


Fallon’s Angler 16

SCHOOLDAYS REVISITEDChris Yates returns to Wallers Haven.

After nearly 60 years, Chris Yates returns to Wallers Haven on the Pevensey Levels to fish the same stretch he visited as a boy. To add to the nostalgia, he is using the very same rod—recently restored—as he tries to outdo his 11 year old self by catching a bream. As he fishes, so he reminisces and reflects upon the journey that has led him here.

Also includes: Dexter Petley chases giant bream, Scott Winstanley heads to the hills, Tim Abt fishes from horseback, Alistair Walsingham shows youth the way, Del Harding shares his favourite swim, Jon Edy-Berry is over the moon, Kevin Parr casts a dry fly and much, Henry Giles reveals the story behind his first book, The General chases enormous roach, Garrett Fallon revisits the Royal Canal, and much, much more…