For some time now I have heard whispers of the trout fishing in Iceland and I was dubious at best. The idea of rivers with browns averaging 4-5lbs and the chance of 10-12lb fish like in New Zealand but then with the population density resembling a river more like that of Southern England, it just seemed inconceivable! So I ventured North-West to go and see if any of these bold statements were based at all on truth.
All good things have to come to an end as Alphonse Fishing Co celebrates the close of their first and very successful 10-week ‘fly fishing only’ season at Astove Atoll Lodge, Seychelles.
The 1st April saw the start of the fly fishing from boats season on South East Water's lovely Arlington Reservoir near Polegate in East...
Keith Rose-Innes reports on some great fish - and a lot of beginner's luck!
Since acquiring the first of my two Storm Kettles some ten years ago I have had to decide on countless occasions whether to pack...
Ernest’s grandson, John Hemingway, reflects on Atlantic salmon
Keith Rose-Innes reports that week 15 was full of variety, with a number of firsts for several anglers!
Escape to a tropical island paradise and experience the angling of your dreams on one of the prime protected fisheries in the far reaches of the Indian Ocean – Alphonse!
Deep in the hinterland of Argentina lies the fabled Lago Strobel, better known as Jurassic Lake thanks the prehistoric proportions of the introduced rainbow trout that have grown fat and strong on the local shrimp population in the lake.
Billed on the cover as "100 Extraordinary Fishing Experiences From Around The World" and with well-known TV presenter and globe-trotting angling photographer Henry Gilbey as the author, this book held a lot of promise and hopefully a few secrets for locations off the beaten track.