Monthly Archives: October 2010

Is that it?

I always thought the above words were said by Bob Geldof himself after the final Live Aid concert. But a net-search reveals it was the precocious observation of a child at the end of the last US Live Aid concert, … Continue reading

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Respect, Ladies

It’s been fun to catch up with Anne Woodcock of Ladies Fishing and Fishpal in the last couple of days. Anne is doing good things in the fishing world and going


The Nith in default mode

My father said on our fishing holiday last week after another blank day: “The Nith’s in default mode.” We know what that meant, no fish (caught that is, we saw plenty). I was sad Dad didn’t manage to catch his … Continue reading


Get ready for Gaula 2011

“It’s quiet now on the banks of the Gaula…” So starts a brand-new post-season post on the excellent Norwegian Flyfishers Club website, Those who I’ve asked to think about fishing the Gaula, keep thinking, 2011 could be your year … Continue reading


And here’s something I wrote earlier

Roxtons have put my article on the Varzuga up on their excellent website if you follow this link. And while you’re at it, if you haven’t seen it don’t miss the pic of Jess James helping a Roxtons rod lift … Continue reading

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Wild raspberries and Gaula grilse

THE LONG POOL… the long shot, the long walk (certainly, in welly boots not clunky waders), whatever it was this was the pool I’ll remember from my August week on the Gaula at Støren.

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