It’s not often I spend a whole weekend on the Taff, I like to mix it up a bit and fish the many productive rivers of south Wales. This weekend saw me head to the middle stretches of the Ospreys FFA water with a good friend Steffan Jones. But why travel anywhere when the fishing is on, right at your doorstep? I headed down the … Continue reading A weekend on the Taff
Over the last few weeks I haven’t seemed to have the time to do anything! Things keep cropping up and once you finish one, another is in the pipeline. Thankfully now I seem on top of most things and I can get back round to running the blog! The last few weekends have been packed full of fishing and its been great! Just what is … Continue reading What have I been doing?
Over the last few weeks my fly boxes have been looking sad to say the least. Gaps have been appearing where I never thought, fly patterns have been dwindling, no, literally falling from my box. So it’s about time I done something about it. A nice little order of Hanak hooks, and some tungsten beads thrown in for good measure. This arrived at work this … Continue reading Let the tying commence
I’ve never been one to have a boatseat which bothes a accessories tray, i’ve seen many tackle items being caught by the fly line and ‘flung’ into the water. It’s always seemed that it is more of a hindrance than an asset. Although, I like the idea of having a fly patch right in front of you, I guess it can sometimes give you inspiration with what to … Continue reading The perfect fly patch?
With the Lake season just around the corner, 26 days, 4 weekends and 3 and a half work weeks away, but who’s counting? I thought I’d treat myself to a few new fly lines. And what’s better to go with fly lines? Backing. I purchased the standard Sixth Sense Di 7 and the new Di 8 Sixth Sense fly lines for early season boobying. Sensitivity and … Continue reading Pre-Season treats..