New Blog From FishPal

This year Mark Cockburn has started a blog to try and capture each week just what the FishPal team are up to – read more

 

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Hot Off The Press – Tay Opening 2014

Alex Salmond MSPMark Cockburn reports from the Tay opening ceremony this morning.

Tay opening commenced with a Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Dunkeld House Hotel, where guests were treated to live music from the local school as they enjoyed a hearty Tay breakfast. Continue reading

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Why A Fishing Lesson Is A Good Idea

Farlows Sportfish lessonsBelow are a list five good reasons why you should consider a casting lesson before your next trip 

  1. Our facilities include purpose built casting platforms on our lake, ideal for learning the various spey casts – single, double, snake –roll, snap ‘T’ and many Continue reading
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River Tweed Grayling Fishing

The Brown Trout season has just passed an we are now well underway into the Winter Grayling Season.  The Brown Trout fishing this year on the River Tweed was slow to start, with a very cold spring leading right into a hot dry summer. The fishing was challenging at times but if you were prepared to think outside the box and look closely at what tactics and techniques which suited the river conditions at that given, time then it was possible to enjoy some fantastic fishing. Continue reading

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The FishPal Christmas Fly

FishPal Christmas Fly - Paul Little

FishPal commissioned International fly dresser Paul Little to design and tie the 2013 FishPal Christmas fly.

Designed round the colours of Christmas, white, red, blue together with silver and gold tinsels, the fly was created in a classic style of a bygone era. Continue reading

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Kiss The Water – Megan Boyd

Kiss The Water - Megan BoydFishPal’s Anne Woodcock took the opportunity to interview filmaker and director Eric Steele this month about the making of Kiss The Water, a portrait of the world’s most celebrated maker of salmon fishing flies, Megan Boyd. This beautiful film is on general release from January.

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Junior rod Tom, lands his first salmon.

Tom Perry Warnes with his first salmonTom Perry-Warnes first introduction to fishing was on the Cree in July. Sadly the fish were not in a taking mood, the result of low water and weather akin to the Mediterranean. So dad Johnny Continue reading

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