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Blog — Fly Fishing

The Travellers Return

Posted by Magnus Hav on

Blog post by: Simon Kitcher It is still cold here in Yorkshire – very cold by English standards, with the frozen ground remaining like brown concrete late into the afternoon.  All thoughts are focused on the changing seasons as we wait for spring to lift the sap and our spirits from the cold grip of winter.  Portents of change such snowdrops on the woodland floor and the raucous reengagement of the rooks with their scruffy wind-blown nests invite us to contemplate the delicious thought of another springs beauty around the corner.  The wonderful spring, full of the energetic scent, colour,...

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Iceland, The fisherman’s paradise and a few pointers for your first visit

Posted by Alan Matthews on

Why do many including myself believe Iceland to be the fisherman’s paradise for quality fly fishing for salmon and trout?  What is a fisherman’s paradise anyway?  It’s a place with magnificent scenery, a place where you spend your day on the river undisturbed by anything man-made, where the only sound to be heard is the river, the fly line on the water (which at times sounds very loud), and even sometimes the splash of a fish jumping right next to you.  Most importantly, it’s a place with rivers and lakes that are abundant with wild game fish.  That’s the word...

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