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Surrounded by charming, scenic moorland dales lies Leighton Reservoir, the venue Karen and I choose to introduce her friends from Leeds to trout fishing. It is also a few miles from Swinton Bivouac, the perfect end to a mornings introduction to fishing with afternoon tea. Read More

Gone Fishing’s roving reporter was reporting from the River Tweed. It’s an over cast morning in Kelso at FishPal’s head office, which should hopefully burn off by lunchtime into another sunny day. Read More

301515_234161313304586_796515060_nThe roving river reporter for the weekly radio show “Gone Fishing with Sam Harris” was local this weekend.

If you are at the Northumberland County show this bank holiday Monday (30th May) come and say hello and have a go at casting or chat about conservation to members of the local branch of the Salmon & Trout Conservation UK. Read More

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DSC_0058It was still pouring with rain as I walked the river at 7.30am with the ladies day organisers Brian and Sue Towers of Yorkshire Fly Casting. We could see the nights heavy rainfall had barely touched, it was still on a summer low. Brian checked his phone for the levels further up the system and the days forecast. Fishing a spate river is not just about local weather, but the weather further up the system that plays an important part on the height. We were hoping that the expected rise in levels would arrive for the afternoon session. Read More

Last weekend I spend the day on the River Ure surrounded by picturesque views, in North Yorkshire on a ladies day organised by Brian and Sue Towers and Anne Woodcock. With ladies of all abilities in attendance it was lovely to meet more ladies interested in Fly Fishing! Meeting at the farm shop for […]

via New Friends, Fishing, Tea and Cake! What More Could You Ask For! — Phillippa Hake Fly Fishing

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