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
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
… in aid of the Welsh Ladies fly fishing team! Linda Kilby, Lisa Povey and Renee Carlsson have put together this great opportunity for novice or experiences anglers to book a coaching session with one of the top Welsh fly fishermen – All coaches have a great knowledge base from the basics of fly tying to landing a fish, and everything in between. The event … Continue reading Learn to fly fish at Cwm Hedd
For many years now I’ve been fishing small-waters throughout the winter months, getting to grips with how rainbow trout feed in the cold seasons and how they react to different methods. One thing I’ve noticed with cold water temperatures – along with a few of my fishing buddies – is that trout absolutely love Sunburst… and tied as a blob, it’s even better. From what … Continue reading The Ultimate Smallwater Fly