Seasons End

The river season has finally drawn to a close but we did manage to sneak out a couple of days before the end of the season.  With the torrential rain we have had over the winter the rivers have been completely unfishable on any method so it was typical for the rivers to be just […]

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Chew Valley Reservoir – Fishing Report

When boat partner Andy Cheetham suggested a few weeks ago that we went to Chew for a weekend of fly fishing for Pike, naturally I said “yes”.   I don’t normally fish trout reservoirs at the back end of the season for a variety of reasons however, the fishing on the rivers and my local waters […]

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Fish-Skull Articulated Fish Spine

The Fish-Skull Articulated Fish Spine is the latest offering from Flymen Fishing Company.  The articulated fish spine allows you to tye incredibly realistic baitfish patterns. The Fish-Spine was co-developed with Blane Chocklett who is one of the fly fishing industry’s most forward thinking and innovative fly tiers.   By daisy-chaining a series of articulated shanks, Blane conceived of a […]

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Derbyshire Day Out

The long wait is finally over as the river season started on the 16th June.  Desperate to get out I arranged to fish with Mr C on the 17th June.  I love summer piking on the rivers despite the fact the fishing can be hard as the pike are spread throughout the river.  Food is […]

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Redington Predator – Back in stock

After what seems like an eternity we now have the Redington Predator fly rod back in stock.  This rod sold out in record time the last time we had them so we had to make sure we got plenty in this time. Available in 8,3″ and 9’0″ lengths and line ratings #9 and #10 they […]

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