Grayling Fun on the Itchen

Again, myself and Gareth were lucky enough to be invited to another chalkstream to target some of the largest UK grayling we’ve ever seen! Steve Carew from Fulling Mill was gracious enough to invite us to their stretch of the river Itchen to target some of the large fish which inhabit within. This was the second time I’ve fished the Itchen, the last time it … Continue reading Grayling Fun on the Itchen

Pink and Hares Ear Grayling Bugs

Grub patterns are a favourite of mine when it comes to winter fishing. Personally, I tend find these out-fish my usual jig style patterns, especially in slower water and the grayling are less inclined to move far off-station for food. Grayling bugs such as these are ideal for fishing on a french leader, czech nymph setup or indeed beneath an indicator, set so the flies … Continue reading Pink and Hares Ear Grayling Bugs

Welsh River Trials

Sunday is the Welsh rivers trials, a qualifier to make next years river international on the river Taff. It will be fished on the same stretches of the river that the international will be fished on, getting the best possible team on the very same river the competition will be held on. Makes sense, don’t you think? Myself and Allen already in the team due … Continue reading Welsh River Trials

The French Connection – Total Flyfisher Magazine Article

Just another heads up that there is another article in this months Total Flyfisher magazine titled ‘The French Connection’. Myself and Jonathan Bishop took a trip to Garnffrwd to put regular river techniques to the test at stillwaters. ‘The French leader has taken river fishing by storm, but top Welsh angler Kieron Jenkins has been putting it to use on stillwaters… with amazing results!’ If … Continue reading The French Connection – Total Flyfisher Magazine Article