Fishing for wild brown trout on the Tees last weekend on a stretch of water only available to guests of Wodencroft Cottages I met up with two ladies from England Ladies Fly Fishing team, Phillippa Hake and Lisa Isles. The weather was not great, bright sunshine and an easterly wind. The Tees is fed by Cow Green so river temperatures don’t tend rise much until the reservoir starts to warm up around June, it was going to be a tough day. Continue reading
Saturday was a cracking day in the Scottish Borders near Hawick. A good day to be out and in my case in the garden mowing, burning leaves and pruning from winter. Before I knew it, it was 6 o’clock! I came in to the house and made myself a cup of tea and turned on the TV and had a flick through the TV guide. I was faced with more football, lots of pearly white teeth on pretty much every channel. PUB I thought!!, Umm beer, taxi, Continue reading
The Yorkshire Esk is an understated and under publicised river. Recognised by many as one of England’s best kept secrets for salmon and sea trout, with double figure sea trout caught annually. Continue reading
The Wild Trout Trust’s annual fundraising auction will take place from 3-12 March on eBay and by post. There are 260 lots, mainly trout fishing but also including tackle, flies, art and books. Over 100 of the lots start at £100 or less, so there is something to suit all pockets and tastes. Continue reading
Photography and countryside sports have been life-long passions for Linda Mellor. She has been a professional photographer for many years, specialising in country sports namely, angling and shooting. Linda is the regular field sports columnist for the Scottish Gamekeepers Association, Scottish Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the FishPal Malloch Trophy will be presented to this years winner, Wayne Longstaff, on the evening of Wednesday 25th March at the Tweed Foundation Seminar, Ednam House Hotel, Kelso. Continue reading
The River Nith board have launched a new innovative idea for this season “Nith Sea Trout Experience”.
This project is intended to give anglers a chance to fish the prime sea trout beats on Continue reading