Any angler who fishes for Grayling all have one thing in common, they’re not shy to lather their flies in the brightest, most offensive colours known to man! It’s all becuase Grayling simply love a bit (or a lot) of colour. Shrimps, pheasant tails and even dry flies nowadays are covered in pinks and oranges, be it a tail, a body or a thorax. When I was … Continue reading A Grayling Favourite…
Well that went quickly – Almost a year (to the day) ago I posted last, and I know it’s not cool… Things have been hectic, however, there has been plenty of fishing done and I have many stories, tips, product reviews and general fishing nonsense to tell… I’ll start the ball rolling for 2016 (albeit late!) with a couple of pictures from a short river … Continue reading It’s been almost a year!
Since the introduction of the Super-Dri Technology from Airflo, these have been the only floaters I have used… The super-high buoyancy and non-stretch technology helps no end with lift of and hook up rate but this year, Airflo have brought out, a somewhat controversial fly line, called the G-Shock. A stretchy fly line. The blurb After many years of low and non-stretch lines Airflo have … Continue reading Airflo G-Shock Fly Line – Review
I must apologise for the lack of posts on the blog over the last few months, there has been many things happening and I’ve not really had a lot of time to update. Anyway, I’ve obviously still been out fishing! 🙂 I have a stock of images from the downtime and will try to get the blog updated more regularly. For now, here’s a couple … Continue reading Sorry for the lack of posts…
In memory of Linda’s lovely brother Gwyn: an informal competition with the emphasis on having a good day with friends. Entry will be £20 plus any additional sponsorship raised. The sponsorship plus the profit from other lodge-based competitions, refreshments and raffle will be donated to Help For Heroes, as this is a charity that Gwyn supported and thought very highly of. The competition is simple: release … Continue reading Gwyn Williams Memorial Match Saturday 16th May
The “Gumby Crab” – Post by Peter McLeod For a while now I have been trying to come up with the perfect pattern to fool those cunning triggerfish in the Indian Ocean. I like to describe triggers as an attainable permit as they can behave in a similar manner, although perhaps a little more forgiving. In the past I have had success with such flies … Continue reading The “Gumby Crab”
There’s hell of a lot of hype about the Squirmy worms on social media nowadays, with mixed views on the material and the flies tied with it for that matter… It’s a very controversial pattern to say the least and divides anglers for many reasons. In my eyes, the squirmy is perfectly legal and just another material we use to help catch us fish. There’s … Continue reading Squirmy and Spermy Worms