It seems that everyone is posting about Barrio fly lines recently, so I thought I’d join in :D… After chatting to Mike and discussing head/taper lengths I thought I should try one out. The Barrio GT140 has a overall length of 130 feet, with a long continuous rear taper the line offers great stability and control in the air for longer casts. I’ll be using … Continue reading River fly lines and booby eyes..
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..
We all enjoy a chuckle every now and again watching our mates slip down that grassy banking, on a slimy weeded rock in the middle of a river, heck, I laugh when it happens to me! It all makes the day more enjoyable, but not on a cold winters day, when there is plenty of daylight to still be out on the river in. I … Continue reading Kieron – 1 | Grassy bank – 0
Sorry for the picture-full post! So the rivers haven’t been fishing that well, speaking to Bushy and Terry who fished the Wye on Saturday, they only took a few Grayling and trout between them but with surprising amounts of salmon in the river, which in turn is a great thing to see but maybe putting off the Grayling due to the Salmons spawning behaviour. Farmoor … Continue reading The mist descends
Something that seems to be of great interest over the last few hours is Fishtec’s newly released ‘Catch Club’. We all know fishermen like to show off their catches, a favourite picture, a personal best or a potential record breaking fish everyone loves to show what they’ve caught. I think it’s a great idea along with others who have already addeda few pictures! I uploaded one for … Continue reading Online Photo sharing – Catch Club