Fishing the Vistula River; at Puławy, in eastern Poland

Phil lovin’ it, fishing the Wisła; by Puławy’s famous old bridge at tea time
A Wels catfish (sum) soon falls to a diving, decoy lure
As dusk falls, shadows pick out the magic of the Wisła
Picking up a few tricks from local expert, Piotr
A zander (sandacz) is attracted by a diving decoy lure… Piotr, as he casts,  again, under Puławy’s new bridge (the longest single span over the Vistula River)

For information about fishing guide books, covering Spain, Portugal and France click here:

Published by

Philip Pembroke

My name is Phil Pembroke and I write fishing guide books - covering fly, sea and coarse fishing for Spain, France and Portugal. Nothing compares to ordering a pint of Guiness - a favourite drink, in my local Romford bar and nothing compares to a two week holiday spent fishing for carp at my local lake in Dagenham, East London. But the quest continues, to organise more fishing downtime. Fishing Bin El Ouidane lake in Morocco for virgin carp, with friends in 2007 was a wonderful experience. Ice fishing in Poland in 2017 was chilling. I have spent time fishing for Bighead carp in north east China in 2010 and drunk the local whiskey. 2017 is the Chinese year of the Rooster (Gōngjī), the ultimate auspicious symbol signifying luck, romance and personality. May the celestial rooster bring good luck to anglers everywhere they chose to cast a line. My blog has stories from near and far about fishing and travel, plus a few surprises. my website has free fishing maps for all regions of Spain, and a lot of free information about fishing in western and central Europe, Morocco and China: You can get in touch here:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *