All in all it was a strange weekend of fishing. A mixture of dizzying heights and disastrous lows leaving me with a day off work and a limp – oh I have torn my breathable waders in a few places as well.
Strangely the plan for both days was to hit the White [...]
Over on the right hand column there you can see books that I am currently reading. I will be posting a review very shortly of the current book but in the meantime head over to the authors lovely little corner of the net and check it out.
Been flicking through this lovely book over the winter, full of lovely photos and interesting articles.
Synopsis The World of Fly-fishing sweeps us along on a worldwide journey to experience the beauty and thrill of fishing for trout, salmon, tarpon, permit and bonefish. The fly-fishing destinations have been chosen for the interest and variety [...]
A few weeks back I told you about the Vosseler reel scandal
Well this is a good time to start looking out for those reels.
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I am a sucker when it comes to a recommendation and last night I was given some advice that I might just take up. I was at the Milngavie Fly Tying night and Neil Sinclair (of Double Decker fame) was giving a little presentation on the types of flies he uses for competitions and in [...]
I might have known – as soon as I purchase a new carbon rod (more on that in a few weeks) they bring out a new material for rods – Carrots
Two Fife scientists have developed a new material made from carrots to replace glass fibre found in everything from fishing rods to car [...]
For those of us that are starting to think about a little entomology now is the time to start reading up. The most easilly digestible of all the books out there is this one…
For those that dont have it it is
A guide to help the angler choose the right artificial fly, including [...]
Been reading a lot about poachers and poaching over the last few days, this looks like another good read!
So there is a bit of a scandal going down with Vosseler reels in the United Kingdom. It seems that Vosseler have decided to pull a fast one on the UK supplier – In the mans own words
I was given absolutely no notice that we were being dropped as agents. Vosseler demoted us to [...]