Monthly Archives: May 2012

Into the night

The heavy rain of last month seems a long time ago when I look at the dwindling river Torridge as I set off for a couple of hours hoping for a salmon or sea trout as night falls. This will … Continue reading

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The unexpected

Grey mullet have to be one of the most frustrating fish that swim in the sea and at times they appear almost impossible to tempt. Having witnessed some good friends fail to tempt a few awesome specimens in local estuary … Continue reading

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Minehead Boat Trip

As always it was eyes on the weather for several days before our annual boat trip seeking the ray off Minehead aboard Steve Webbers boat “Osprey”. But on this occasion after a cold start to the day with a chill … Continue reading

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Plugged in

A cracking day light breeze, blue sky, Time to to head to the coast for a try. The tide is dropping back quickly as I scramble over the boulders and start flicking a plug into the clear water. After ten … Continue reading

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Wistlandpound

  A cold North West Wind and sunshine; I knew it would be challenging day. But who cares with such beautiful surroundings. It was Wistlandpound Fly-fishing clubs Edwards Cup; Floating Line Only. I started with a team of nymphs but … Continue reading

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Perfect conditions

After weeks of rain the drought is over and the rivers are full. There should a be window of opportunity as the river drops and the colour drains from the water when conditions are perfect to catch the salmon and … Continue reading

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Pitsford

Pitsford Reservoir nestles in the Northampton shire countryside amongst rolling hills and fields of yellow rapeseed. On our way to the lake we passed by the village of Lamport birthplace of  BB one of England’s greatest country writers. I was … Continue reading

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