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Born to fish forced to work and fish

Highlands adventure

A friend I met yesterday is planning a multi week / month trip around the Highlands of Scotland from late June 2018. He’d like to fish association water for salmon and sea trout up there. Can anyone advise on detail … Continue reading

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November challenge

I have been sorting through all my fishing photographs, and some images that are not mine, for a, ahem, project I am working on (more news very soon) and one action shot I really like is this one of an … Continue reading


Mira comes good

Well done Christopher on your Doctor’s Island ‘20’. PS My book is all but written. It will help you to catch one of these, and then one or two more after that.. WATCH THIS SPACE AND . . . TIGHT … Continue reading

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Fall colours coming through

Ever seen a belly flopping beaver and thought it was a fish? Me neither. Continue reading

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It has begun

August bank holiday Monday, the start of autumn. Nearly. That means the start of autumn fishing and with slots lined up at the end of next month and the start of the one after, I have some proper salmon fishing … Continue reading

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Pierre hits Gaula running

It has been a pleasure to get some regular updates from our (not royal we, I mean Christopher and my) pal Pierre Egger out on the Norwegian Flyfishers’ Club waters of the Gaula this week. “Hello,” he said yesterday.  “I … Continue reading


Throne by the river

It’s not much of a seat. But the location’s good. Day five. . So (did it again used So, used So.. Oh get with the programme you zeitgeist-deficient ones) Where was I? So two inspiring wildlife encounters: a house martin wrapped … Continue reading

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