Monthly Archives: May 2018

Spotted on the Varzuga

It couldn’t be world famous fashion designer John Rocha could it, out fishing on Russia’s Varzuga river? Yes it could. Rather a bruising salmon, beautifully marked. The Varzuga continues to produce its legendary spring fishing. Middle camp is the best … Continue reading

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Gollum’s riddle

“Alive without breath; As cold as death Never thirsty, ever drinking All in mail; never clinking.”

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Still slow on Spey and Tweed

Well we still await strong runs of fish on Scotland’s big rivers. So the week commencing 7th May saw this report from the Spey Fishery Board: “Last week’s forecast again failed to predict Thursday’s windy conditions, when casting a fly … Continue reading

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