The later end of the trout season saw me spend a few of my free weekends afloat on chew valley lake hoping to get some great dry fly action, or certainly top of the water action if the weather wasn’t playing ball. Paul Osbourn and I booked a Saturday boat just before the end of the season. The day was perfect, slightly too much sun for … Continue reading Late season action at Chew valley
The Airflo Story, follow Richard Wothers on an in factory and on the water tour of how fly lines are designed and manufactured here at Airflo. Continue reading The Airflo Story
Blagdon is another water which I used to spend a lot of time fishing as a kid, the Thorn fly fishing club would arrange two or three trips a year and heading over the Seven Bridge was always a great occasion. It usually mean Chew, Blagdon or Draycote! All of which I am very fond of. We had opening day boats booked for a few … Continue reading Blagdon Water Opening Day
I fished llandegfedd reservoir the weekend for the rescheduled Welsh trial, weather went from one extreme, from not being let out on the lake, to it feeling like your sitting in an oven. Anyway, you can never take what happened on a practice day too seriously, with fishing, two days are never the same… something always changes and anglers must adapt. I started off on … Continue reading Keeping your flies in the zone
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..