It’s been almost a year!

Well that went quickly – Almost a year (to the day) ago I posted last, and I know it’s not cool… Things have been hectic, however, there has been plenty of fishing done and I have many stories, tips, product reviews and general fishing nonsense to tell… I’ll start the ball rolling for 2016 (albeit late!) with a couple of pictures from a short river … Continue reading It’s been almost a year!

Sorry for the lack of posts…

I must apologise for the lack of posts on the blog over the last few months, there has been many things happening and I’ve not really had a lot of time to update. Anyway, I’ve obviously still been out fishing! 🙂 I have a stock of images from the downtime and will try to get the blog updated more regularly. For now, here’s a couple … Continue reading Sorry for the lack of posts…

Learn to fly fish at Cwm Hedd

… in aid of the Welsh Ladies fly fishing team! Linda Kilby, Lisa Povey and Renee Carlsson have put together this great opportunity for novice or experiences anglers to book a coaching session with one of the top Welsh fly fishermen – All coaches have a great knowledge base from the basics of fly tying to landing a fish, and everything in between. The event … Continue reading Learn to fly fish at Cwm Hedd

The Ultimate Smallwater Fly

For many years now I’ve been fishing small-waters throughout the winter months, getting to grips with how rainbow trout feed in the cold seasons and how they react to different methods. One thing I’ve noticed with cold water temperatures – along with a few of my fishing buddies – is that trout absolutely love Sunburst… and tied as a blob, it’s even better. From what … Continue reading The Ultimate Smallwater Fly

3 Winter trout fishing tips

When the water and air temperature drop, fishing on small waters can become tough, see the previous post why on why the cool weather may effect your fishing. But there are a few little tricks to lure rainbows into taking, when the trout get cold feet… 1. Fish deep More often than not when both the air and water temperature drops, the fish go deeper, … Continue reading 3 Winter trout fishing tips

When the water cools down…

For the last few months, fishing all over the UK has been on fire, the weather has been kind with the odd flurry of snow and a sprinkling of frost but more importantly the temperature a very manageable 7-12 degrees. The past month however it seems almost all the UK has been experiencing a colder spell – heavy snow that’s not budging from the mountain … Continue reading When the water cools down…

Pink Shrimp for Grayling

Featured in a previous post about Flies for River Dee Grayling this pink shrimp caught me a few fish on a recent trips to the river. A fly which had been described to me by Alex Jardine of Aardvark Mcleod as “The only fly you’ll ever need for grayling”. So, it had to be worth a go, right? Certainly. The body is a mix of … Continue reading Pink Shrimp for Grayling