Iceland River Sog Availability

Salmon fishing in Iceland is opening soon and Sog river is recognized as one of the finest Atlantic salmon rivers in Iceland. Sog river is only 65 km east from our lovely capital Reykjavik.

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On Hold by Henry Giles

Looking back, looking forward

Is there a casting metaphor? You look back to see the line straighten behind you then look forward to where you want the fly to land.

Either way, looking back in time then forward from the lockdown bridge, it seems a spell of recalibration and fishing reset has characterised the lockdown.

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The winners of the annual Bemersyde Trophy, which honours the largest salmon landed on a fly on the River Tweed have been announced: Jonathan Murray from Ballymena is the overall winner, and Aberdeen University law student, Samuel Ackroyd the junior winner. 

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NHS Warrior Mug

No mugs when it comes to business innovation

Lockdown has opened the door to a high flying success story for Durham entrepreneurs David Miller and Dave Foster.

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Lockdown Fly Tying Competition

We know one activity which is sure to be on the upswing during the lockdown: fly tying.
What else do we have got to do?

So, for a bit of fun we have created a fly-tying competition for you to get your teeth into. The competition will run from today until 13th April 2020 to include the initial lockdown period. Continue reading

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Laxa in Leirarsveit Iceland

laxa-3Laxa in Leirarsveit is one of Iceland’s most prolific salmon rivers. It is an excellent river for fly fishing, with an interesting variety of pools. It has a strong and loyal following of both American and British fishers who come back year after year. The average catch per rod makes it one of Iceland’s top ten salmon rivers. Continue reading

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Fishing TV – 7 Day Free Trial

Fish-Pal-blog-Imge 2If you’re self-isolating or just too much of a fair-weather angler to head out just yet, video on demand service, Fishing TV could be the solution. It is now available as a monthly subscription with a 7 DAY FREE TRIAL and offers unlimited access to an amazing range of fishing films and TV shows from around the world. Just like Netflix or other video services you may already use, you can watch Fishing TV from the comfort of your sofa on a range of devices including many Smart TV’s, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV and Roku. It’s also available on mobile devices and of course via the Fishing TV website. The majority of shows and films stream in HD with a few older things in Standard Definition.

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Upper Spey Opening Day 14th March 2020


Club President Colin Cameron presents the Sandy Bennett memorial trophy to PJ Mackintosh (centre) and Neil Macaulay Jr (right)

The quaich, Scotland’s cup of friendship, used throughout the centuries to offer welcoming drink at Clan Gatherings, and other family occasions, and to friends and visitors. Continue reading

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Fishing In Newfoundland


Ali Hutchens is hosting a fully guided and inclusive fishing excursion to Newfoundland during its prime salmon season from 19th to 27th July. This is the first time anyone from the UK will have fished this private water and you will be fishing in areas where Atlantic salmon and Brook trout have not seen a fly cast over them. Continue reading

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Spey Casting Course River Tay

first-copy-addJoin World Spey casting champion Andrew Toft (AAPGAI, FFF THCI Master Instructor) and Iain Kirk (SGAIC) on their one day courses this May and June on FishPonds Beat River Tay. The days are aimed at beginners and those who are keen to enhance their technique and skills. Continue reading

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