Monday, September 24, 2018

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 8: The Switch Cast!

I said that I would go further into presentation, learning from times out there in Europe, particularly on the great rivers. This is the...

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 38: The New Frontier

Throughout this series, I have tried to bring a glimpse of what is going on at the frontier of fly fishing for trout & grayling, though have not really explored other developments, such as fly fishing for other species and, notably, salt water. I do very little of the latter and there are far more experienced fly fishers in these areas to broadcast what is going on.
Marker peg from the 2010 Fly Fishing World Championships

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 32

Observations from the World Championship It was immensely edifying this year to be able to observe the World Championship, on such a magnificent river as...

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 19

Tactical Wading continued....... At talks and presentations, or guided fishing, throughout last summer and this autumn, I have been asked more and more about this...
A feeder beck on the Eden - perfect Tenkara territory!

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 45: Western-style Goes East

I never really agree with the cliché that there is nothing new in the sport. That would be to deny originality. There is always...

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 4

Stealing the angle As with so much in fly fishing, it is largely a matter of finding the right angle on the fish, particularly in...

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 25

I have just returned from my best ever trip to the San, which is saying something, because I had thought some of my previous...

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 16

Micro Dry Fly - Presentation As with any approach, it is the presentation that counts. We are focused here on micro dry fly, partly because...

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 27

A Year to Remember 2009 might even be regarded as a vintage year, in my view. The bulk of my own fishing was on the...

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 37: Leader to Hand

Regular readers know that I have been fishing a lot with what I term 'leader-to-hand' in recent years. Indeed, other than on small rivers, I very seldom use fly line at all any more.
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