a recap on a year's fly fishing pursuits by Nathaniel James
With May having arrived in all its summer goodness bringing with it the drawn out evenings and reason to sacrifice sleep in the dedication to catching sea trout. To put things lightly it has been a slow and tough start to the season. Brief rises through out April saw the Welsh rivers of the Tawe,... Continue Reading →
I've been pretty infatuated with Salmon from the moment I first read about the amazing lifecycle, history and journeys of these extrordinary fish. This has only increased since beginning fishing for them a few seasons ago on a lifelong learning mission about these fish. After getting a couple under my belt and putting friends on... Continue Reading →
An interesting session and growing passion for fly fishing leaves Nathaniel questioning why is he not salt water fly fishing for Bass?
Last season was an unusual one for the sea trout angler here in Wales. With the rivers incredibly low from May through till August companioned with high temperatures. This left the sea trout that were present reflecting the conditions in a stubborn and lethargic attitude. This called for a very simplistic and pleasurable approach to... Continue Reading →
Right well this is slightly different to the rods and gear I'm used to writing about but as I've got older, busier and I'd like to think...more sophisticated one of the little pleasures I've grown to appreciate more and more is a cup of hot coffee! One thing I've always hated though is a flask...they're an... Continue Reading →
This spring I've been putting a lot of time and focus into my fly fishing focusing on catching brown trout on my local Welsh rivers and streams. I started my efforts a week after the opening of the Welsh trout season (3rd march) to be greeted by a fairly high river that was toe-numbingly cold... Continue Reading →