The 29th of June saw the Rivers international hosted on Scotland’s River Tay. Four teams of five anglers represented England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales to competed for the honour of International champions. The Welsh team consisted of six anglers, Dean, Allen, Mark, Bushy – Manager, Terry http://taffdiaries.wordpress.com – Reserve and I Captain. Preparation is everything When fishing such competitions I always find things run more smoothly … Continue reading Wales WIN Gold in Scotland
Over the last few years jig hooks have been increasing in popularity mostly due to the success European anglers have been having with jig style patterns, not to mention the great profile they give to most nymphs. I have been using jigs almost exclusively for the last 3 years with the odd exception when I want to use 2mm beads or under. They give you … Continue reading New Tiemco Jig hooks
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?
When out fishing it’s always nice to carry a camera and get some good images of what could be the best fish of the day, the perfect stretch of water you was lucky enough to tramp upon or just a pretty scenic shot. Pictures do tell a thousand words. But what about videos? Short videos and video blogging (vlogging) seems to be the norm of … Continue reading Fishing videos – Lake & River
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