Month: August 2011

Ideal fishing

This morning’s rain, the overcast sky and light winds promised ideal fishing conditions and I was not disappointed. I started after lunch and soon hooked the first trout on a weighted nymph. Although very few fish were rising the conditions were ideal for nymph fishing and in the course of the afternoon I netted eight …

Sunset

Amazing sunset this evening and plenty of fish rising, it was a special night on the river….

Guest Ticket Report

Started at 11.45am and caught from the off, albeit that I rose and lost many more than came to hand.By 3pm best fish was a brown over 12″ at which time I changed the #18 deer hair sedge to a #16 and this had a marked improvement on fish to hand. Late afternoon I changed …

August Dog Days

After yesterdays very welcome rain I thought it would be a great time to fish while the water has a nice tea tinge to it and thankfully not as hot as the last few days, along with plenty of cloud cover. The River looked refreshed and certainly a lot more water than the last time I fished. …

Newsletter 2011

Here is a link to the July Newsletter 2011. All Members and those on the Waiting List have been sent an email with this link. If you have not had the email and you are a Member or on the Waiting List, please email me your current email address so I can update your records. …

Eureka moment

A collective of lapwings is known as a deceit, the same could be applied to the grayling. For the last month i have been scratching my head as to why come dusk when the water has exploded into life that i have not caught many trout at all.  My eureka moment occurred last Sunday evening …