In this episode, David gets to fish a “never fished before” woodland stream. So small that you can step across in places, will this little gem of a water hold any treasure? Check out the podcast here
In this episode David talks to the CEO of Atlantic Salmon Trust – Mark Bilsby. In a wide ranging discussion about Atlantic Salmon we hear about the work of the Trust to tag and track Salmon in the Moray Firth, helping to uncover the reasons behind declining stocks of this majestic fish.
About Me: I’m a Field Cup winning saltwater fly angler & pro fly fishing guide. Ive also written some books, made some films and caught some fish! Introduction Saltwater fly fishing is a niche but growing area for fly fishing in the UK. For many people who’ve spent a lifetime chasing species such as Trout, it provides a natural progression and the excuse to absorb yourself in the beautiful coastline of the UK. Best of all it’s free fishing too!…
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Article notes: Applies to fly fishing in rain-fed rivers in the UK. Introduction River trout anglers rejoice that February is a short month. Once March arrives it means only a few weeks until the river trout season is open for most of the country (unless you are lucky enough to be fishing in Wales and get an earlier start date). It can feel like a long wait since October and as the season gets nearer, anglers will be itching…
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In this episode David experiments with a brand new fly pattern and fishes a static fly to midge sipping rainbows. It’s a cold winters day fly fishing at Barlow Trout Fishery in North Derbyshire but the fish still seem to be feeding! Check out the podcast here
Rivers, of course, are moving water. You may, however, come across sections with almost canal like quality. These slow moving sections can often have a silt bottom as the slow water allows waterborne silt to fall to the stream bed. You will often see fish rising in these sections as the slow current means easy pickings for the fish. Many beginners get drawn to these parts of the river, attracted by the rising fish only to be frustrated at the…
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In this episode David catches plenty of Grayling whilst fly fishing on an Urban stream and finds there’s a lot more to urban rivers than shopping trolleys and traffic cones! Check out the podcast here