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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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Dry Fly Fishing On Rivers – A Beginners Guide

Dry Fly Fishing On Rivers – A Beginners Guide

For the purpose of this article, we will be discussing dry fly fishing for Trout on UK rivers. WHAT IS DRY FLY FISHING It seems like a simple question! In simple terms, a dry fly is a floating fly. When a fish takes the fly it rises to the surface,  the angler strikes to hook the fish upon observing the rise. A dry fly is a fly in which the dressing is designed to float truly on the surface of…

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