The FishPal Journal

Wilderness Fishing

The world seems to be getting smaller as we can now jet off fishing to destinations across the globe with relative ease. One place that has become increasingly popular is Canada and British Columbia on the west coast, where...

River Dee

The team at the River Dee have been shortlisted in the categories of “Coast and Waters Award” and “Nature and Climate Action Award” in the prestigious RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards 2022. Over the last 4 years this ambitious, landscape scale partnership project is...

River Teifi Fishing Report

River Teifi; 2022 season report As anglers we’re rarely happy. Too much water, too little water. Too warm, too cold. The list is truly book-worthy. We have an excuse for every outcome, only interrupted by an intermittent red letter day when, seemingly, the planets...

Bemersyde Trophy

37lb salmon nets Adrian Gotzheim fishing's most prestigious prize. The safe catch and release of a 37lb salmon has been recognised with one of the greatest prizes in fly-fishing on the River Tweed. The Bemersyde trophy was awarded to Adrian Gotzeim at a luncheon at...

Lodge & Salmon Fishing For Sale

Riverside Lodge and The Upper Drum and Lower Durris Salmon Fishings, River Dee, Aberdeenshire Banchory 8 miles, Aberdeen 12 miles, Aberdeen airport 18 miles, Edinburgh 115 miles, Glasgow 147 miles...

Steffan Jones Joins FishPal

We are delighted to announce Steffan Jones has become a FishPal Ambassador... Steffen will be representing FishPal primarily within Wales, but also globally alongside his own company, FishTravel. He will be on hand to advise and help grow our Welsh portfolio moving...
Wilderness Fishing

Wilderness Fishing

The world seems to be getting smaller as we can now jet off fishing to destinations across the globe with relative ease. One place that has become increasingly popular is Canada and British Columbia on the west coast, where...

River Dee

River Dee

The team at the River Dee have been shortlisted in the categories of “Coast and Waters Award” and “Nature and Climate Action Award” in the prestigious RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards 2022. Over the last 4 years this ambitious, landscape scale partnership project is...

River Teifi Fishing Report

River Teifi Fishing Report

River Teifi; 2022 season report As anglers we’re rarely happy. Too much water, too little water. Too warm, too cold. The list is truly book-worthy. We have an excuse for every outcome, only interrupted by an intermittent red letter day when, seemingly, the planets...

Bemersyde Trophy

Bemersyde Trophy

37lb salmon nets Adrian Gotzheim fishing's most prestigious prize. The safe catch and release of a 37lb salmon has been recognised with one of the greatest prizes in fly-fishing on the River Tweed. The Bemersyde trophy was awarded to Adrian Gotzeim at a luncheon at...

Lodge & Salmon Fishing For Sale

Lodge & Salmon Fishing For Sale

Riverside Lodge and The Upper Drum and Lower Durris Salmon Fishings, River Dee, Aberdeenshire Banchory 8 miles, Aberdeen 12 miles, Aberdeen airport 18 miles, Edinburgh 115 miles, Glasgow 147 miles...

Steffan Jones Joins FishPal

Steffan Jones Joins FishPal

We are delighted to announce Steffan Jones has become a FishPal Ambassador... Steffen will be representing FishPal primarily within Wales, but also globally alongside his own company, FishTravel. He will be on hand to advise and help grow our Welsh portfolio moving...

Luxury Living and Fishing Cabins

Luxury Living and Fishing Cabins

Cabins bespoke for you and your setting. Cotswild cabins are architect designed cabins... hand built in the Cotswolds by a team of craftsmen. The exterior of the cabin is aesthetically pleasing with a modern feel and sits perfectly within the landscape. The vision for...

Hot August Nights Stevie Munn

Hot August Nights Stevie Munn

It's the end of August and the nights have been at times too hot to sleep..... (Hot August Night, is a great live album by Neil Diamond, LA 1972) and my local fishing spot is normally very HOT! Ireland is experiencing an heatwave and our rivers are dreadfully low,...

The Best Fishing Books

The Best Fishing Books

A selection of our favourite books about salmon and sea trout... - their miraculous journeys, their impact on our culture and what we can all do to help them survive. Mostly I read about fishing during the winter.  A stretch of long months where swinging my fly...

River Nith Fly Casting Course

River Nith Fly Casting Course

Would you like to improve your casting skills on the River Nith and fish for salmon... Whether you are new to fishing or an experienced angler looking to improve their technique this three day course at the Friars Carse Country House Hotel will give you the...

For Sale Robstone Fishery River Girvan

For Sale Robstone Fishery River Girvan

The river Girvan is a well known salmon and trout river. Robstone Fishery is a secluded stretch of the Girvan, 2,250 metres, of single bank, salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing with excellent access. Included within the sale is the fishing hut and bank to the...

Silver Ghosts by Will Shropshire

Silver Ghosts by Will Shropshire

‘Spending time on a river in the pursuit of the king of fish opened my eyes to the naturalbeauty of such special places at a critical time for the survival of this incredible species.’  “A touching tale of young love and angling. Makes me wish I could take up fishing"...

FishDee24

FishDee24

The FishDee 24 event was once again a great success with over £22k raised so far, with 7 salmon and 9 sea trout caught. The event took place over 12 beats with 33 participants spread over 11 teams entered from across the county fishing for 24 hours from Friday evening...

Game for a grand day out this summer?

Game for a grand day out this summer?

The Game Fair – the largest, tweediest, doggiest, most immersive, comprehensive and joyous countryside festival in the world. This year it will be held at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 July. If you have never been before, the three-day event...

Win A McLean Salmon Weigh Net!

Win A McLean Salmon Weigh Net!

Peaks Fly Fishing, one of the UK's leading providers of premium salmon flies to both UK and international anglers are offering FishPal customers the chance to win a McLean Salmon Weight Net! For your chance to win one of these magnificent nets, please enter here Peaks...

The Antrim Fly Fair 25th & 26th June

The Antrim Fly Fair 25th & 26th June

Fly Angling to make an even bigger splash at yearly outdoor extravaganza The Irish Game Fair at Shanes Castle has always been a wonderful day out for the whole family attracting visitors from across the globe. This year the Irish Game Fair is shaping up to be bigger...

A Spring Fish Wins The Malloch Trophy

A Spring Fish Wins The Malloch Trophy

The 2021 winner of Scotland’s most prestigious angling award, the greatest honour in British game fishing, announced. The 2021 winner of the Malloch Trophy – for one of the largest salmon caught by an angler on a fly and safely returned during the year in Scottish...

Salmon Fishing Trip To Norway

Salmon Fishing Trip To Norway

Grindal Salmon Lodge is one of the largest stretches of private fly water available on a Norwegian salmon river. The lodge has 3.7 miles of fly water split into 17 beats, including two of the best pools on the river, Igd bilde and Pollen which hold good numbers of...

Spring Salmon Flies

Spring Salmon Flies

With so many flies to choose from we've listed the top three flies that consistently appear within the FishPal fishing reports during Spring. These flies can fish in all conditions and river heights, just refine the size of the fly to be in with a chance of a...