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John Wilson, a plank and other things.

Hello everybody. This week's chunk of guff is brought to you live on Talksport 2 from our kitchen floor, where your correspondent and his wife...
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Fishing Mourns the ‘UK’s Favourite Angler’ John Wilson

News of the death of angling legend John Wilson at his home in Thailand this week after a stroke, has been shared widely on...

Changes in Supply and Demand for Prime Salmon Fishing in Scotland?

We live in difficult and uncertain economic and environmental circumstances and despite all the efforts being made salmon stocks are still in jeopardy and...
All Fluff & Waders

New Book Launch – All Fluff & Waders by Cliff Hatton

Countless days and nights in earnest pursuit of specimen ‘coarse’ fish brought Private Eye cartoonist and life-long angler Cliff Hatton to the new horizon...

Tales of the Unexpected

I have never forgotten the first time as a barrister I addressed a jury on behalf of a client. It was a rather stuttering...

Could big-game fishing return to the UK?

By Rob Byrne - BBC News Online Struggling to haul in a giant fish, Lorenzo Mitchell Henry finally reeled in a record-breaker, which weighed in at...

With my left foot, Thierry Henry would be complete

Shalom, Sukoon and Howdy Doo! And so to business. Maisie popped in last week with the dimensions of the logs required for their new wood burner....

Hardy partners with Salmon & Trout Conservation UK to help conserve wild fish

The collaboration will see the two organisations work together on various projects to conserve wild fish and their waters, including the production and auction...

It is Good to Visit New Rivers Sometimes isn’t it?

Like football fans and their favourite teams, many anglers maintain surprising loyalty to the beats and rivers they visit, even when the opportunity of...
The falls at Westerdale and the Millstream on beat eight of the River Thurso

William Dunbar (1815 – 1879)

By Malcolm Dutchman-Smith In the course of the present century the name of Eddie McCarthy has become synonymous with the River Thurso so much so...