Spring Trout Fishing on the River Usk

What a fantastic time of year this is. The end of the winter has almost come with the usual upsets in the weather but the long dark nights are starting to draw out and those feelings of excitement at catching the first wild fish of the season start to take over. Times change however and [...]

By |2018-10-08T09:29:43+01:00June 3rd, 2013|Fishing Skills|0 Comments

Spring Salmon Fishing On The Tweed

An article by Mark Roberts I was sat at the tying desk last Friday when the phone rang unexpectedly. A good fishing friend was on the line explaining that due to family circumstances he was unable to enjoy the first three days of a weeks fishing he had booked on the River Tweed from that following Monday. [...]

By |2018-10-08T10:11:27+01:00June 3rd, 2013|Fishing Skills|0 Comments

Eyes Wide Open (Trout Fishing Techniques)

In May this year a friend Gwillym Hughes from North Wales came to visit and as an avid game fly fisher, I asked him if he would like to enjoy a day on the river Usk. Gwillym accepted the offer immediately. I should point out to those that do not recognize the name that Gwillym [...]

By |2018-10-06T10:20:10+01:00May 20th, 2013|Fishing Skills|0 Comments

From Casting Clinic to First Salmon

An Article by Mark Roberts As you may or may not be aware the society decided three years ago that we had to have a qualified coach in the club for insurance purposes when running the open days at Ty Mawr.  Subsequently, an enquiry was made with the Trout and Salmon Association and I volunteered to [...]

By |2018-10-06T09:45:21+01:00May 16th, 2013|Fishing Skills|0 Comments

A Trout Fly Fishers Dream

A Trout Fly Fishers Dream Highway to Paradise--- Alberta's Forestry Trunk Road As big as Montana and Wyoming is combined the Canadian province of Alberta can only be classified as huge. A large proportion its vastness is covered with the remote inaccessible northern boreal forests while farther south prairies and parklands make up most of [...]

By |2018-10-06T07:57:49+01:00May 15th, 2013|Fishing Skills|0 Comments

Breaking the Rules – Alan Parfitt

On the whole we are a pretty conservative bunch in the u.k. in terms of the techniques of fly fishing and the patterns of fly we use. The rules laid down by a variety of angling writers is often taken by us lesser mortals as “gospel" and we slavishly follow their advice. This statement I [...]

By |2018-10-04T22:26:54+01:00May 15th, 2013|Fishing Skills, General|0 Comments