The Otters’ Tale by Simon Cooper

From the publishers... Otters hold an almost unique place in the animal kingdom of the British Isles, being one of the very few creatures that...

NASF Urges Prime Minister to Act on Atlantic Salmon

In a letter to Theresa May this month, Orri Vigfusson, the tireless campaigner for wild Atlantic salmon in his role as chairman of the...

Disabled Fly Fishers Now Afloat at Draycote

The first wheelchair-accessible Coulam 16 Wheelyboat at Draycote Reservoir in Warwickshire was launched on Wednesday 12 April, following a successful fundraising campaign supported by Draycote...
King Salmon

Getting it Down, Sinking The Fly

What I am going to propose to the readers here may or may not be a new concept to you. You may have read...

Scotland is the “dirty man of global aquaculture”

Newly published data in the 2016 Annual Report from Marine Harvest, the world’s largest salmon farming company, shows that its Scottish salmon farms lag...
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Lost in New Zealand

Up and coming fly fisherwoman Katka Švagrová has been making quite a name for herself with her fly fishing adventures around the world the last...

Back on the Water at Arlington Reservoir

The 1st April saw the start of the fly fishing from boats season on South East Water's lovely Arlington Reservoir near Polegate in East...
Tweed Salmon Jumping

Tweed Salmon Fishing Report – April 9, 2017

It was a good week last week with over 100 fish reportedly caught with many being fresh and sea-liced.  The general size of fish...
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Sea Trout Hosts Help With Pearl Mussel Conservation

Thousands of young sea trout (trout which have been bred from brood stock sea trout collected from the river) have been released into rivers...

Ballantyne’s Cobia is a Record Breaker

Angler Dotty Ballantyne, previous recipient of the IGFA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, recently added another impressive world record to her angling resume – this 12.70...