Friday, November 16, 2007

Wettest summer since records began

As pike anglers who look to start their season on the drains and rivers bemoan the lack of rain, Met Office figures say 2007 had the wettest summer since records began.

Look at the table at the bottom of the BBC report - click here - and you'll see last October, November and December had unusually high rainfall.

Rob Shallcroft makes some interesting observations about the importance of rain to river anglers in an article in the current edition of Pikelines. was last season so good on our rivers because we had so much rain early on, he asks...