It 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 […]
As a member of the Northumberland S&TC committee we have organised a series of events this year to encourage young people and families to go fishing. Thank you to David Carrick and Tyneside Anglers Syndicate – young anglers will have the opportunity to fish the River Rede on Saturday 30th April for free. Read More
Last Thursday I was invited to the “Youth Against Crime Awards”.
Every year the High Sheriff of Northumberland makes awards in recognition of groups in the Northumberland community who encourage useful and beneficial pursuits for young people, helping them to be upstanding citizens and hopefully avoid criminal activities Read More