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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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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

Flyfishing for Coarse Fish

Flyfishing for Coarse Fish

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Having caught dozens of reservoir Perch on Dog Nobblers many moons ago, I was intrigued to see what Dominic Garnett’s first book had to offer. It is a bold attempt to apply fly fishing techniques to almost all coarse fish. Not … Continue reading

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San Juan Vertical Chest pack

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Fishpond’s new San Juan Vertical Chest Pack is for the angler who travels light. With room for leader material, basic tools, leader & fly treatments, and the rest, this is an effective design. At the front an outer pocket holds … Continue reading

Trout in dirty places

Trout in Dirty Places

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Scanning the fishing section of a good bookshop, usually you’ll turn up at least a few venue guides. All too often these are dry, bizarrely uninformative iterations. To be frank, the last time I bought one was an act of … Continue reading

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Redington CPX Zip-front Wader

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Redington bring a new and contemporary styled zip-front breathable wader to a competitive market. Taking a serious shot at the mid market, will they hit the spot? Site editor, Raif Killips, has tried and tested Redington’s new offering and reports his findings in this review. Continue reading

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Samsung Solid Immerse

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Sensibly priced rugged phone from Samsung. Ever had your phone killed by fish slime, river water, sand and grit? If so, you might wanna buy yourself a more rugged cell phone that’ll take the rigours of a hard day’s fishing. For a simple low tech look at the Samsung’s GT-B2710 Continue reading

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CPX to Sonic Pro Zip-front

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Well, it’s two seasons since I first pulled on the CPXs and I’m reporting back like I said I would. Of course, you may be wondering why I’m posting an update when these waders are discontinued, replaced by the Sonic-Pros. … Continue reading