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Tag Archives: trout

Two years since I’ve been fishing. Happy with this brace from the Avon today. #fishing #trout (Taken with Instagram)

7 September, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mayfly time

A couple of Saturdays back I was down at the Avon, on the SDFFA water, for some fishing. Ostensibly, it was a day of ‘dry-fly instruction’ though in effect there … Continue reading

9 June, 2009 · Leave a comment

Sea trout: catch and release

From the Salmon & Trout Association: >There is widespread concern that sea trout stocks are in a desperate state in most parts of the UK. Salmon farming has had an … Continue reading

18 May, 2009 · Leave a comment

Italy: Fishing the River Nera

The last three Summers have seen us in Umbria, spending the last week of the holiday in Spoleto. The most under-rated of the central Italian towns (save perhaps Ascoli Piceno), … Continue reading

29 July, 2008 · Leave a comment

First fish of the season

Georgia and I took a quick spin to Syon Park fishery in West London yesterday and, despite the bitter cold and apparent lack of activity elsewhere, I hooked into this … Continue reading

16 February, 2008 · Leave a comment