Archive for January, 2007

10 essential fishing flies

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Despite owning hundreds of fishing flies it always seems that a few tried and tested patterns remain successful and popular year after year. Thinking of this led me to think of the ten most useful fishing flies in my fly box and raised two questions: Can you rely on only 10 essential fishing flies and […]

Troutmasters Badge

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

January is a bad enough month for the fly fisherman. The generally miserable weather and likelihood that your local venue will be frozen up is depressing enough but at sometime in the month it will probably get worse. This is the month when the stillwaters who partake in the prestigious ‘Troutmasters’ competition, organised by Trout […]