Time to think about “Matching the Hatch”

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 […]

Poachers and Poaching

Been reading a lot about poachers and poaching over the last few days, this looks like another good read!

Vosseler on EBay

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 […]

Lanyards

So I really enjoyed Mikes post about his new “lanyard of power”. I met Mike down at the Glasgow Angling Centre when he was trying to get the materials together to actually start his lanyard project and he was looking forward to it then. Now that he has completed it (or at least went into […]

Henry’s Fork II Premium Wading Shoe- First Impressions

So I have a new pair of wading boots. I received them a few weeks ago (a late Christmas pressie) and I have been trying them on every now and then just to make sure that the fit is ok for the coming season. Ever since I bought breathable waders I have been on the […]

The Poacher’s Handbook

I recieved this book as a christmas present…

Took me a couple of days to read it and I must say that it is simply a lovely read. It made me want to get up in the wee small hours to set up a long net to catch some Hares and then use my […]

What is the script with my Tippet?

I have had a bit of a bad year with tippet material. At the start of the season I bought some “Frog Hair” and really liked it. It turned over well and had a good fine diameter. For some reason it started to deteriorate rapidly. About half way through the spool I noticed that when […]

Review: The Trout Bum Diaries, Volume I

I was intrigued when I got my hands on this film; I have been a watcher of the Angling Exploration Group for a while now and was keen to see just what kind of film they had churned out. It was clear from the beginning this was not going to be your usual fly fishing […]

I am not in the Sage club

So I am not in the Sage club. Emmanuelle has got a Sage rod; Alex recently bought one of those Sage Launch rods and finally Mike has went and bought himself a Sage XP- a 9 foot 5 weight. I am still plugging away with my old school entry level Greys rod (that everyone loves […]

Glasgow Angling Centre- now with ADDED water!!!

So many of you know my views of the Glasgow Angling Centre- the place has improved greatly since it opened- the place seems to be developing a bit of a nicer atmosphere and is now enjoyable to visit. With my new found freedom with the car I went down to visit today and what do […]

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