How ironic that three end up in the net the same day? This particular fish is a favourite of mine, not only because it’s the largest Tiger trout I have ever caught, all two and a half pounds of it, but it was one of two fish landed on 3lb Sightfree on a tough day at Garnfrwydd trout fishery. A walk around the lake showed … Continue reading Having only caught one Tiger…
The trout season is just only around the corner at just 6 full weeks away… tying has commenced with booby eyes being perfectly rounded, lashed onto hooks and awaiting the arrival of its fluffy tail, slim bodies and pronounced wings. To get us back into the swing of things we take a few needed trips to Farmoor reservoir, where the casting cobwebs can be blow … Continue reading 6lb of Farmoor Muscle
Fly fishing on rivers has become vastly popular over the last eight to ten years, I remember days when we were the only anglers on the river. You could go anywhere, on any river and not see ten other anglers throughout the whole winter! There would seem to be just the few hardy grayling fishers, standing in the river with the water below 3 degrees and the air … Continue reading The Taff Demise? I think not.
Since I last posted, been bogged down with product description changes, still have a few left to do but I thought I’d just update you of my antics. Many flies have been tied, most of them not for me! But mainly boobies and dries. In access of 300 in two weeks! Fish have been caught, Grayling, Brown Trout and Rainbows. Tried out an underwater camera, … Continue reading Its been a while!
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