Fly fishing on rivers has become vastly popular over the last eight to ten years, I remember days when we were the only anglers on the river. You could go anywhere, on any river and not see ten other anglers throughout the whole winter! There would seem to be just the few hardy grayling fishers, standing in the river with the water below 3 degrees and the air … Continue reading The Taff Demise? I think not.
With the river levels over last weekend seeming to drop, I’ve been keeping a keen eye on the River Wye and its tributaries, but unexpectedly, the Wye rose a foot or more within a few hours last Tuesday and has been like it ever since. But, with this cold snap last night and its forecast to be cold again tonight, the river dropped a few inches and … Continue reading It’s all coming together nicely..
So, I needed a new fly box. If there’s one thing the fishing industry isn’t short of is fly boxes. Simply search the term ‘Fly boxes’ in google and hundred of opportunities come up. Plastic, Wooden, Aluminium, Clear lids, Flat foam, Slotted foam, compartments, magnetic. You name it. It’s there. I wasn’t looking for anything too fancy, just something that would hold hundreds of flies for just a few … Continue reading Platinum Swing Leaf Fly Box
After a great day on the river with Bish, I tempted Fishstalker away from the stream and onto the lakes! A totally different concept of catching fish on lighter weight fishing tackle etc, etc… But im sure he enjoyed the day! Check out the images below.. hopefully they will show the day without too many words! No doubt Fishstalker will be writing a post… keep an … Continue reading Farmoor… Again
The past few trips on the river, I seem to reverting back to the same old patterns… I know a lot of us anglers are the same, although I have my favourites for different methods. For instance, I normally use different styles of flies for Slovakian nymphing than when I do fishing the Klink & Dink. This is all down to their sinking profiles. I … Continue reading Grayling Favourites