Wednesday, April 25, 2018

One from the Archives – Jim Hardy on the Design of Trout Rods

We recently came into possession of some copies of the Scottish publication for game fishers called Rod and Line from the 1960's. Browsing through them this letter from a Mr J.L. Hardy caught my eye...

Norwegian Salmon Need Help Getting Up the Stairs

Several of the fish stairs in Norway are now in poor working order. Why does the Directorate for Nature Management (DN) need to restore or rebuild more than 80 steps around the country?

A Fisherman's Dream

Check out this very nice-looking trailer for a fly fishing video shot in Patagonian Chile by a local fly fishing guide named Martin Aylwin and cameraman Christian Copaja. He only planned to make a promo video originally for his guiding service but I think this shows promise for bigger things to come.

Need a Reel – Get a Deal!

Allen Fly Co are currently running a pre-Summer sale on their original Alpha series fly reels with nearly 50% off current prices. Well worth a look! With sizes from 3/4 to 9/10 there is sure to be one or more to suit your needs.

New initiative begins to remove mink in north Scotland

The largest ever initiative to remove breeding American mink from north Scotland is now underway reports the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Northumbrian Ranger Wins National Fly Fishing Championship

Ranger Andrew Scott was top rod at a national competition last weekend, helping his Northumbrian Water team to another top three finish.

Hardy Sintrix rods back in stock at Sportfish

The Hardy Sintrix ranges of fly rods for freshwater (Zenith) and saltwater (Proaxis) are now fully available from Sportfish. There are also several other exciting new products worth checking out.

A Spring Day on the Test

The Fish&Fly team recently had the chance to travel down to Timsbury in Hampshire to enjoy a days fishing on the River Test and carriers. Spring had sprung and the fish were on the Hawthorn Flies!

River Eden – Wild Trout Weekender

This inaugural event planned for June 18th/19th 2011 see's the Wild Trout Trust and Eden Rivers Trust joining forces to promote wild trout fishing and introducing it to more fly anglers.

Iceland's River Sela launches new website

A new website has been launched to showcase the world-famous salmon fishing available on the Rivers Sela and Hofsa in Iceland
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