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
Friday, again! Where are the weeks going? Must be something special happening this winter, nothing normally comes around this quick! I enjoy the winter, I like the long nights, some of my most weird creations from the vice seem to pop off through these nights, must be the time being spent tying and most other patterns have been rolled off the press. Or the simple … Continue reading That Friday Feeling!
The Welsh Youth World fly fishing team headed off to Sansepolcro, Italy on Friday 26th August to compete in the Fly Fishing World Championships along with another 11 countries. The Youth World fly fishing championships was just a small part of the Sport Fishing World Championship being held in Italy, along with 24 other disciplines and 51 countries competing. The categories ranged from Disabled Carp fishing through to … Continue reading World Youth Fly Fishing Championships – Italy
Well, it’s nearly time for me to fly off to Italy, This will be the last blog post for a week or some, unless there’s a WiFi connection in the hotel. I thought I’d post some of my most favourite fishing pictures from the last year or so. Hopefully you will enjoy them as much as i did looking back over them. Also, this is … Continue reading Favourite Pictures and Fish Porn
We made a late start to the Wye this morning, leaving the cafe at around 9.30am in Cillfynydd. Bushy, Dylan, Lewis, Beads and I headed for the Wye at Builth Wells for a late but helpful session before we head off to Italy on Friday for the World Championships. Beads lent a helping hand to take Lewis under his wing and show him how to … Continue reading Grayling on the Wye
Paul and I took advantage of taking a days fishing on the river today, not knowing where to go first off we stopped for breakfast to discuss where to go. We took the last sip of our tea’s and decided to head to the Taff just above Pontypridd. We sat on the bank, and discussed fly patters, techniques and likely areas, the obvious – where … Continue reading A few hours on the river