Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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…
Spider Fishing

Spider Fishing

Published in: Members ArticlesSpider fishing Spider fishing's tradition goes back century's.  The origins of the simple north country spider wet fly pattern – often referred to as the ‘soft hackle’ fly – can be traced back to early 19th Century Yorkshire, when descriptions appeared in an 1807 manuscript by Ilkley farmer John Swarbrick.  But it…
Fly fishing for Kingfish

Fly fishing for Kingfish

Published in: Members ArticlesFly Fishing for Kingfish in Sydney Harbour King for a day!  I had made the journey once again to other side of the world, and this time round, I was not going to miss the opportunity to hook up with Justin Duggan (JD) from ”Sydney Fly Fishing” . Justin made the booking…
Fishing the Blackwater

Fishing the Blackwater

Published in: Members ArticlesFishing the Blackwater When I finally convinced my wife to move to the country it was incredibly difficult to keep myself from jumping for joy, not at the prospect of peace and quiet nor the thought of building a new house, but because I was about to pull off the masterplan!  We…
FLY FISHING FOR TROUT

FLY FISHING FOR TROUT

Published in: Members ArticlesFly Fishing for Trout If you are looking for a new hobby or pastime why not take up Trout Fly Fishing?  Join the many fly fishers that not only get to fish in some of the most beautiful places, but benefit from the tranquillity and pleasure that fly fishing brings. Fly fishing…
Fly Fishing in the UK

Fly Fishing in the UK

Published in: Members ArticlesFly Fishing in the UK I love fishing for Salmon and Trout. The Tweed is my favourite Salmon river in the UK. I can’t make my mind up which is my favourite beat though? The Derwent at Chatsworth house is probably my favourite trout beat, it’s not just the fishing at Chatsworth…
Teaching Fly Fishing

Teaching Fly Fishing

Published in: Members ArticlesTeaching Fly Fishing  Find an Instuctor Author Chris Hauge Teaching! I like to call it  "Loading the clients tool box up with casts that catch fish."  I teach a wide variety of client's in single and double handed fly casting. Clients vary from total beginners, intermediate casters, advanced casters, clients training to…
Fly Fishing in Bangkok

Fly Fishing in Bangkok

Published in: Members ArticlesFly Fishing in Bangkok So you're a keen fly fisher and lost for something to do in Bangkok. You can take in a show in the evening and have a few beers in some exotic bars but the last thing you want to do when it's 40C is to sit on a…
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