So March is packed with opening days on most of the major Stillwaters in the UK. The weekend just gone saw Terry and I head to the Blagdon Water for the first days boat fishing since the end of the season last year. The 15th of March was a very welcomed day in my diary this year, after taking four boats in just two weeks … Continue reading Opening Day on Blagdon Water!
Hurra! The trout season is officially upon us here in South Wales. It’s this time of year I’ve been looking froward to for so long, time to get back in the boat and don the waders to hit the upper Taff and Ebbw. This time of year has seemed so long away with the never ending bad weather we’ve been experiencing, but the fly boxes … Continue reading Happy Trout Season
It’s not very often you head to Farmoor and see posted on the wall that there was just ONE fish caught between 4 anglers from the bank the day before. The boat statistics were better though, with 70 odd fish caught, but with the weather taking a turn for the worst, the ranger called and canceled our boat we had booked just as we were … Continue reading A hard Farmoor
Ellerdine Lakes are somewhere I’ve never fished before, I don’t do that much small-water fishing other than when the rivers are out of condition throughout the winter. The trout season for me is packed with lake competitions and also river comps the last few years – being lucky enough to qualify for the rivers team – So my spare time is spent practicing on these waters … Continue reading Ellerdine Lakes
Hasn’t the weather of late been depressing! Until 4 days ago the rivers have been constantly flooded and un-fishable! Terry and I have managed a few days on the Rhymney, but nothing really to write home about, and we’ve spend our days either tying flies or down at our local trout fishery Garnffrwd. As you may have saw in my previous blog post, Garnffrwd has … Continue reading A Couple of Doubles at Garnffrwd