Archive for August, 2006

Fly Fishing Holiday

Saturday, August 26th, 2006

After considering the ramifications of three blanks on the trot, and the realisation that the August nights cutting in are going to seriously hinder my fly fishing chances for the reminder of the season, I thought about a fly fishing holiday to try and get away from it all whilst chancing my arm at a […]

Probably, The Worst Fly Fisherman In The World

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

Over the course of the last week the lack of sunlight and lower temperatures renewed my faith in my own ability to catch Rainbow Trout on the fly. Armed with a selection of flies carefully selected after reading the angling reports in ‘Trout Fisherman’ I embarked on three fishing trips across the north of England. […]

West House Fishery

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

West House fishery in Durham regularly hosts competitions for fly fishing in Durham. The popularity of the venue is partly due to the regular stocking of both Rainbow Trout and Blue Trout. Small dry flies and Damsel’s are often worth a try at West House fishery.

Danebridge Fishery

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

Danebridge Fisheries, near the village of Wincle, close to Macclesfield is a popular fly fishery in Cheshire. Danebridge Fishery boasts a spring fed single 2.25 acre lake with a fisherman’s hut to provide shelter on rainy days that has good facilities. At weekends, even in the winter months, the fishery can get busy so call […]

Buzzer Fishing Fly

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006

The Buzzer Fishing Fly is increasingly popular with trout fisherman, particularly with the widespread adoption of bite indicators. Buzzers hatch every day… with a few exceptions, so this approach to fly fishing should be an option for anyone who wants to catch fish. Fly Fishing with a Bite Indicator is growing in popularity due to […]