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Czech Nymphing – A Quick Beginners Guide

Czech Nymphing – A Quick Beginners Guide

What Is Czech Nymphing A Czech Nymph refers to two things, firstly it refers to the type of fly – A heavy fly, normally imitating caddis larvae or shrimp, tied on a curved hook (usually 8’s, 10’s or 12’s). And secondly, the term refers to the method of fishing. Czech nymphing utilises a very different technique from most other forms of fly fishing with a different casting technique and also a very different mindset. Czech nymphing is ALL about getting…

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Fly Fishing Podcast – Summer Nymphing

Fly Fishing Podcast – Summer Nymphing

In this episode, it’s the hottest day of the year and David retreats to the cool shade of the river to fish for Trout & Grayling. An unexpected overnight thunderstorm has coloured the river but will a trusty killer bug do the business? Check out the podcast here

A Memory Of A Salmon

A Memory Of A Salmon

I caught my first sea fish at Whitby Harbour. I was a wee Sprat myself around ten years of age. I perched on an old camping chair at the edge of the harbour wielding an old fibreglass float rod which had been obtained for a very reasonable sum at my school car boot sale. The secret to my success lay in securing the kind advice of a learned local, who had taken to tutoring me in the art of angling…

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Sinking Line, Short Leader & Booby

Sinking Line, Short Leader & Booby

As the reservoirs start to open their doors, anglers will be gracing the banks and boats full of enthusiasm. The truth is, apart from midges there is little in the way of food around for early season trout. Cold water will also mean that the trout’s metabolism is not running at full steam. These two factors will mean that fish can by lying close to the bottom during the early part of the season. Using a sinking line and short…

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Day Ticket Fly Fishing In The Peak District

Day Ticket Fly Fishing In The Peak District

We provide fly fishing lessons in the Derbyshire Peak District. If you are already up and running and don’t need a lesson then here are some day ticket options for fly fishing in the Peak District. Much of the river fly fishing in the Peak District is run on a club membership basis however there are still some options available to suit all budgets for the visiting angler. River Day Ticket Fly Fishing In The Peak District Peak Passport The…

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