Thursday, July 19, 2018

Wild Salmon Starving at Sea?

The continued high mortality of salmon at sea in light of climate change is a serious issue and is examined here by Chris Todd, Professor of Marine Ecology at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

The Bigger They Are, The Ardea They Fall!

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) is not a common fly tying material these days explains Paul Davis, mainly thanks to it being a protected species and therefore not commercially available. But many old patterns prescribe its use and a dead bird can provide useful salvage material!

Fly Tying Materials – Semperfli Predator Fibres

If you have ever tried to cast a large baitfish pattern or a Salmon Templedog made from all natural materials then you will appreciate that its hard work due to the amount of water retained by the fly.

Tierra del Fuego… Sea Trout Nirvana – But So Much More

Steffan Jones, from Aardvark McLeod, talks about some of the fishing opportunities that can be found in Tierra del Fuego, from monster sea trout to king salmon and rainbow trout.

BTT Deploys First Tarpon Acoustic Tags

In partnership with UMass Amherst and Carleton University, the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) has officially launched 'The Atlantic Tarpon Acoustic Tagging Project' by tagging its first two fish in the Lower Florida Keys! Two acoustic tags were placed in tarpon this week by BTT contributing scientists Lucas Griffin from UMass Amherst and Jake Brownscombe from Carleton University.

Tackle Up for Sea Trout

It's the perfect time to fish for sea trout and Chris Hayward gives his top tips and tackle selections to target them.

Pike on the Fly – FishingMagic editor Ian Welch visits Chew

Welchy takes up the offer of a day fly fishing afloat with pike fishing buddy John Synnuck; but has he bitten off more than he can Chew...

Matching the Hatch by Pat O’Reilly

  First published in 1997, Matching the Hatch has been "completely revised and updated" according to the cover text and now re-issued in a handy pocket-sized edition. The...

A Clear Winner in Sussex – Chalk Springs Trout Fishery

A recent visit to the beautiful old town of Arundel in West Sussex, complete with its magnificent castle and nestled around the tidal upper reaches of the River Arun was the perfect chance to visit Chalk Springs Fishery for some clear water fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout.

Aardvark McLeod Presentation Evening

If you are free on Thursday 11th June then why not pop along to Aardvark McLeod's presentation evening at Farlows of Pall Mall, for an exciting introduction to destination fly fishing in Sudan!
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