You know – a thought struck me the other day – I know absolutely nobody that owns a Hardy fishing rod.*
I am not talking about hand me down rods or older rods bought on eBay – I am talking about brand new rods (and reels for the matter) that people are […]
So I needed a new pair of Polaroid’s – in fact I needed two pairs – a pair with light lenses for low light conditions and a pair with dark lenses for…..you guessed it, bright light conditions.
Usually I would just head off to my local boots and try and find a pair that will […]
OK, its winter and you know what that means for Pike fly fishing – yup, casting enormous flies towards particularly belligerent pike which are sulking near the bottom of their frigid home – you will be using intermediate or sinking lines and will need a 10 weight to manage the harsh conditions that […]
Ok, so it had to happen – I became all tackle tarty and just had to get my hands on a dedicated Pike fly rod – well I got two in fact however this review is dedicated to the fairly new on the market Loop Pike Booster.
If big toothy critters is the […]
As I was watching the new offering from Charles Rangeley-Wilson I was trying to work out how the guy consistently gets it right when so many other fishing programs get it wrong.
I mean you have only to look at the recent fishing programmes on terrestrial television to see how it’s not […]
Hum ho – just back from a cold day after Pike – more on that later.
Thought I would let you know about some up coming reviews regarding the rods and reel I use for fly fishing for pike.
Vision Koma Reel
Loop Pike Booster Rod 9 foot for an 8/9
Esox Lucius Pike […]
So I have now used my Orvis Troutbum 8 foot 4 weight for the best part of a season – I had been looking for a nice four weight for lazy days on the Kelvin as well as something for low water conditions on the Clyde. It must be said that I am no expert […]
My fishing buddy bought one of these reels a few weeks ago – needless to say he wishes he had not bothered. I love the tag on the Loop Page “Be tough on your Evotec CLWC. It will love it”
Purchased one of these recently. I’ve had six sea trout with it, but no […]