Finding those perfect products that could save you hours at the tying bench don’t come along that often… With the winter rapidly closing in anglers are now looking towards their tying tables to replenish stocks of their favourite flies. Most of my winter is spent throwing a shooting head from the banks of Farmoor or up to my ‘nicky nacky noos’ in ice cold river waters which … Continue reading Things that makes you go ‘ahhh’
I’ve never been one to have a boatseat which bothes a accessories tray, i’ve seen many tackle items being caught by the fly line and ‘flung’ into the water. It’s always seemed that it is more of a hindrance than an asset. Although, I like the idea of having a fly patch right in front of you, I guess it can sometimes give you inspiration with what to … Continue reading The perfect fly patch?
After a hard but challenging day on Llandegfedd Saturday, taking all off the 5 fish which were willing enough to be netted, I thought it was about time I had a few cast into running water. JB picked me up from my house after work about 6.30 and we headed off to the upper Taff.. to around Rhyd-y-car, Merthyr. We met up with fellow blogger … Continue reading An hour on the Taff
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
Well, the location couldn’t have been any more picturesque. Jonathan picked me up at around 7am, and we made our way. We headed through the Brecon mountain range towards Builth Wells, winding our way on the a470, eventually catching up to the Wye. After a hearty breakfast roll we turned up to Buith at about 8.30am. After purchasing our tickets, we stopped and piered over the bridge … Continue reading The River Wye