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Trout from a Boat

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One look at the cover showing a grinning Dennis Moss with a substantial brown trout in both hands, and you instinctively know that this is going to be ‘one of those books!’ Further investigation proves that assumption to be spot on! … Continue reading

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Comparadun

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Uses: The Comparadun is best in medium to slow flows where a low profile pattern is required. Used in mayfly hatches, it sits with the body on or in the meniscus and can often induce a strike where a heavier dressed pattern … Continue reading

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Brown Salmon

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Science has shown that given the opportunity transgenic Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) can in principal, cross breed with wild brown trout (Salmo trutta). This scientific paper explains how technically, GM and wild fish, in this case brown trout, can hybridize. … Continue reading

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Fishing with Emma

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As a young angler I was brought up on a diet of books illustrated by Bernard Venables and Keith Linsell, also a few second rate others. So I was a little sceptical about reviewing ‘Fishing with Emma’. I was concerned … Continue reading

Flycasting Skills

Flycasting Skills

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If, like me, your fly casting is of dubious quality, making you look more like a lion tamer with a whip, then this book is for you! More than that, this volume is for anyone who has any pretensions of … Continue reading

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Chalk Stream Fly Fishing

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This anthology is a collection of 12 essays eloquently written by members of the Salisbury and District Angling Club. A tremendous amount of knowledge and experience is to be found in these pages, the subjects covered ranging from ecology, river … Continue reading

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Western Adventure

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For tips on planning a fishing venture in the American West read on… When most people think of fly fishing the American West, rivers like the Madison, Yellowstone, Colorado, Green and the Big Hole are the first that come to … Continue reading

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Whitlock’s Mouserat

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Uses: In the first instance Dave Whitlock’s Mouserat was developed for largemouth bass. Amongst categories of bass flies this is known as a slider. As well as working for largemouth, Whitlock’s mouse pattern is effective for pike, chub, and several species … Continue reading

Movember

Movember

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Over time our average age has increased. In many ways public health has improved. However, by law of averages amongst the contributors to this website at least 6 will at some point in their lifetime suffer with cancer. Amongst men … Continue reading

Robert Bateman on wildlife painting, salmon, and naturalism

Robert Bateman

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“We’re catching fish down in South America like anchovies and all kinds of things like that and processing it to feed to other fish. It’s a mug’s game. You actually lose in the food chain. We shouldn’t be doing that. … Continue reading