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How To Select A Tapered Leader For Fly Fishing – A Buyer’s Guide

brown trout

17.08.2018

The idea of tapered leaders often appears confusing to beginners. After all, not only are they available in monofilament form, we have to consider polyleaders too and then there are those of a furled or braided construction as well. That’s only half the battle as regardless of what leaders are…
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How To Fish An Evening Rise – Trout Fly Fishing

evening rise

16.08.2018

THOSE never-ending lazy days of summer might well have every man and his dog rushing to the beach, but such sweltering conditions are rarely conducive to good trout fishing. Prolonged hot spells often restrict any insect hatches to last knockings when those anglers coming off the water at 5pm complain…
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How To Catch With Terrestrials – Trout Fly Fishing

terrestrials on the water

16.08.2018

UNDERSTANDABLY, the likes of buzzers and damsel nymphs grab the headlines in spring, but at some point in late spring, we can expect terrestrials of one kind or another to feature on the trout’s menu. And once the weather warms up, a full complement of terrestrial is on the cards,…
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How To Fish A Texas Rig – A Buyer’s Guide

Texas rig

14.08.2018

Are you looking to fish soft plastic lures in heavy weed cover without getting snagged up or constantly catching and dragging weed? Then the Texas rig is probably the answer you’ve been looking for! Heavily used by American bass anglers, the Texas rig has made its way over the big…
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Beachcasting – A Buyer’s Guide

beachcasting-rods

13.08.2018

Sandy beaches, scenic coastlines, coastal villages! Sound nice? Well, these are some of the surroundings you will experience seashore fishing. With so many rods, reels, rigs and even fish species. Sea fishing can feel quite daunting for any beginner. In this article, we will give you a basic break down…
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4 Ways To Fish The Daddy Long Legs

Dry flies - Daddies

10.08.2018

From now onwards, August often sees an explosion of daddy longlegs on surrounding grassland and over our trout waters. These large gangly-legged insects provide a real mouthful for hungry trout and are easily imitated by the angler. Get it right and you are sure to experience some memorable fishing. Perfect…
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How To Fly Fish For Trout In Hot Conditions

Summer fly tactics

09.08.2018

During the summer months, fishing dries is often the most favourable method. However, we can face some challenging days during the summer months with bright sunshine, soaring temperatures and high pressure. 2018 was a prime example of this, we experienced one of the hottest summer’s in a long time, it…
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Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme

09.08.2018

400 MILLION METRES – The amount of line discarded per annum if 2 million UK anglers only re-spools 2 reels with 200m of monofilament line once a year. That’s enough to get to the Moon! 600 YEARS – The amount of time it takes for heavy monofilament to degrade in…
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Free Prize Draw – Penn 525 MAG3 Multiplier

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03.08.2018

Free Prize Draw – Penn 525 MAG3 Multiplier – Worth £111.99
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Best Fishing Sunglasses – A Buyer’s Guide

02.08.2018

Polaroid sunglasses are one of the most underrated fishing accessories available. They’re not just a bank fashion accessory. They’re a practical tool and if used correctly could put more fish on the bank for you. So what’s all the fuss about? Polaroid lenses cut through water surface glare, giving you…
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How To Choose A Fly Rod – A Buyer’s Guide

casting fly

30.07.2018

Choosing the right fly fishing rod can get quite confusing, there seems to be so many variables to take into consideration. Like, what fly rod weight? What rod length? But don’t panic! In this article, we will give you a breakdown of everything fly rod related. So you have a…
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Fishing Clothing – A Buyer’s Guide

Layering system

27.07.2018

Layering your fishing clothing properly will help improve your comfort on the bank, boat or river. It will help reduce perspiration, regulate heat, and improve overall mobility. In this article, we will breakdown the benefits of using certain materials and where and when they should be used in conjunction with…
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