For those that have kindly been in touch... No we haven't been away on holiday this week , although Madam is once again on the annual...
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…
The settled weather finally arrived after two wet weeks and the GTs continued to make their presence felt as seven good fish were landed between the team.
What a week it’s been as once again the catches on both the flats and out in the bluewater have been extremely good. The biggest GT of 91 cm’s was landed by Hendrick while fishing an exquisitely tied silver and white baitfish pattern.
Fly Fishing the World is a very popular fly fishing TV show that has been syndicated around the world. They are filming a brand new series right now with new host Conway Bowman, a fly fishing guide best know for his pioneering work in creating a catch and release fishery for mako sharks on fly gear out of San Diego, California.
The current range of Patagonia clothing suitable for fly fishing is growing and new products continue to be developed every season to tempt us. We put their Men's Guidewater Pants (that's trousers to you and me!) through their paces recently to see if they lived up to the claim of being suitable for both fishing and casual wear.
The weather has been somewhat inclement but the fishing has been excellent – Keith rose-Innes reports back from another week in paradise.
Justin McCarthy reports back from the autumn three rivers programme on the Atlantic Salmon Reserve.
Keith Rose-Innes looks back at a record-breaking season and reports that a total of 15,415 fish were caught and released in 30 weeks.
Despite a delayed spring bringing a few challenges Alex Jardine enjoys his return to the Laxardal trout beats in Iceland.