Saturday, April 21, 2018

“I want to tie flies, what materials do I need?”

If only your faithful correspondent had a £ for every time he has been asked that, or a similar question... The correct answer of course...

Salmon Fishing by the Light of the Midnight Sun

Santa is a fisherman! Why wouldn't he be - surrounded as he is by acres and acres of fish-filled lakes and rivers up in the...

The Art of Fishing – Sculptor Paul Dady

We were recently introduced to the fine work of sculptor Paul Dady via his magnificent salmon cast in bronze featured in our main photo....

High Summer Puzzle

Yesterday was a lovely day.  A short bike ride in the morning to get the legs buzzing, luncheon with family and then downriver in...

Help! Water Shortage! Send Supplies Now!

To quote the world's worst newspaper, "Phew whot a scorcher!" My clever digital weather station recorded a maximum temperature of 37. 4 Celsius last Wednesday afternoon...

IFFA River International, River Ebbw, South Wales

By England river team captain - Jeremy Lucas An outstanding Welsh team, under the captaincy of Kieron Jenkins and management of Paul Jenkins, pulled off...

Angling for Brown Trout by A. R. Harris Cass, M.B.E.

The occasional rummage around in charity book shops turns up a treasure or two and so it was a month or two ago when...

Beach Combing with Ming the Merciless

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...

Six Go Mad in Iceland

It was just last week that six of us, Geoff Maynard (above) Pete Henton, Stuart Tod, Brian Havell, Jason Lacny and I discovered what it...
brown trout

Fly Fishing for Cumbrian Gold

Words and pictures by Paul Sharman In a county better known for the copper mining history of the Lake District, it was in fact the stunning...
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