Stephen Cheetham searches for his roots this month and comes up with a fly fishing ancestor that dates back to the late 16th century with a literary background and plenty of fishing tips and fly dressings!
Robbie Douglas Miller explains why the AST are so concerned about salmon and how that has focused the AST on 3 core programmes.
As January moves into February, Chris de Cani's 'Diary of a Riverkeeper on the River Test' flows on... Chainsaw work continues, balsam poplar stumps have...
See foot of this article for details of the Cadno Silk Lines Usk Valley operation. A good part of my mostly miss-spent youth was occupied...
Since acquiring the first of my two Storm Kettles some ten years ago I have had to decide on countless occasions whether to pack...
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) is not a common fly tying material these days explains Paul Davis, mainly thanks to it being a protected species and therefore not commercially available. But many old patterns prescribe its use and a dead bird can provide useful salvage material!
A gallery of images from Pesca Maya Lodge in Ascension Bay, Mexico
Steffan Jones, from Aardvark McLeod, talks about some of the fishing opportunities that can be found in Tierra del Fuego, from monster sea trout to king salmon and rainbow trout.
The Palomar knot is very simple and perfect for tying on flies and hooks. It ranks alongside the Trilene knot as the strongest knot for attaching a fly to a tippet.
If you have ever tried to cast a large baitfish pattern or a Salmon Templedog made from all natural materials then you will appreciate that its hard work due to the amount of water retained by the fly.