The early bird catches the worm and that principle is especially true as far as angling is concerned.
That’s why I was awake even earlier than usual for a canal session.
I’ve been relying on my body clock for a while but I left nothing to chance this time and, at 4.30 a.m. I was woken from my slumber as the iPhone came to life.
The dawn chorus contributors were already very vocal and, as I let my dog into the garden, I also stepped outside to take in the ornithological orchestra that was in full swing.