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2018 Take a Friend Fishing Campaign – Free Rod Licence Voucher

The mellow, warm days of early autumn provide the perfect opportunity to give a friend the perfect gift – an introduction into angling that could well...
Junction Pool River Tweed

A Tale of Two Rivers

I have had the privilege of fishing one of the classic salmon rivers of Scotland. Not merely that but on its best and world-famous...

Bluffer’s Guide to Fishing

What the publisher says The Bluffer's Guide to Fishing Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of fishing....
The Davy Knot

The Davy Knot

Published in: Members ArticlesHow to tie the Davy knot The Davy knot was created by Davy Wotton and boast an extreamly high breaking strength. It is used for tying the fly onto the leader and it is much smaller than most other knots so it does not impede the action of the fly as it…

Perch, Hornets and Difficult Questions

Well it's all been a bit of a whirl and a whorl here of late dodging the odd insignificant shower to trim stalky grass...

Casting for Recovery holds its 10th retreat at Kimbridge

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the medical fly fishing programme for ladies who have, or have had breast cancer, held its 46th retreat...

A History of Salmon Fishing on the River Thurso

What the book cover says: This book traces the history of salmon fishing on the river Thurso in Scotland from 1700 to the present day....
The Roll-Cast Pick-Up

The Roll-Cast Pick-Up

Published in: Members ArticlesThe Roll-Cast Pick-UP When visiting stillwaters, I quite often see beginners retrieving far too much fly line through the rod tip. This invariably results in far too many false casts to try and get a sufficient amount of fly line back out through the rod tip rod to load and deliver the…
Traumatised By Tailing Loops?

Traumatised By Tailing Loops?

Published in: Members ArticlesTraumatised By Tailing Loops? Often wrongly referred to as wind knots in the leader, tailing loops are a common problem that affect many anglers as they progress from beginner to intermediate.  A tailing loop is where the top of the fly line crosses the bottom of it twice when casting, resulting in…

Trout released to boost North East rivers

Source: Environment Agency The Environment Agency has released more than 8,000 young trout into North East rivers to give stocks a boost. The trout – bred...