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The Peaks Fly Fishing Diaries - Early Hatches

April – And David Johnson is celebrating the start of the new season in the Peak District ... Full story

East Lothian's Lean Rainbows

Shaun Cumming hooks up with the FlyFishing.co.uk team and opens his account with a look at one of the delightful fisheries in his childhood stamping ground of East Lothian. ... Full story

Early Season Trout Fishing on the River Usk

After a long winter Farlows’ Andy Buckley is finally able to get out again and he starts off by getting to grips with some early season Usk brownies. ... Full story

Urbantrout Diaries 5: Wet Weather in Wincanton

This time out our intrepid urban angler and conservationist is on the trail of an exciting ‘Trout in the Town’ project ... Full story

The Peaks Fly Fishing Diaries – Winter Thoughts

The rivers may be up and coloured but there’s always new tackle to ponder and the joy of fly tying in front of the wood burner... ... Full story

Water, Water Everywhere...

Simon Cooper is celebrating the wet winter and reckons the recent rain is as good as money in the bank. ... Full story

The Peaks Fly Fishing Diaries – Winter Food

This month David takes a look at some of the winter food options that are available – and it’s not all hot soup and fruit cake... ... Full story

Urbantrout Diaries 4: Spawning Time

This month it’s time for the trout to get down to it on Theo’s local River Wandle... ... Full story

Urbantrout Diaries 3: Discovering the Dour

This month our ‘Urban Angler’ Theo Pike is looking at a little known chalk stream on the easternmost outcrop of Kent that is in need of a lot of TLC ... Full story

The Peaks Fly Fishing Diaries – Autumn Days

In this month’s diary David is getting to grips with sashimi-chomping rainbows and autumn grayling. ... Full story

The Urbantrout Diaries 2: Bashing Balsam

This time out our urban angler is getting to grips with a few of the aliens on his patch...and making solid progress! ... Full story

Fly Fishing in the Footsteps of Giants

Check out the latest Farlow’s blog courtesy of Andy Buckley, who is fishing in the footsteps of giants in the Derbyshire Dales. ... Full story

The Peaks Fly Fishing Diaries - 'Sloe Gin and Season Climax'

It's almost autumn and for David Johnson that means trout feasting on daddy long legs and fishing for grayling. Oh, and maybe it's time for a glass of sloe gin too. ... Full story

Action Packed Summer Carp Fly Fishing - Great Fun!

Allan and JT head to Court Farm Fishery armed with a bag of dog biscuits and some deer hair flies. The surface carp action action was hot! ... Full story

The Urbantrout Diaries: Spinners in South London

Flyfishing.co.uk is delighted to welcome Theo Pike to our regular writing team. Theo, founding editor of Urbantrout.net - a website dedicated to the urban fly-fishing and river restoration - will be taking an occasional look at his exploits with trout in those less than ‘usual’ places... ... Full story

Murder on the Usk

Take a wild, rocky river with abundant prey and you’re sure to find trout with a decidedly mean, predatory streak. Dominic Garnett investigates the exciting potential of streamer fishing. Pictures by Jo Bliss. ... Full story

The Peaks Fly Fishing Diaries – ‘Buying a Memory’

What are we searching for when fly fishing? Well, fish of course! A day without fish is rarely a happy one however the cliché ‘there is more to fishing than catching fish’ also rings true. ... Full story

Sold Down the River

The plight of our chalk streams is to be featured on the BBC Radio 4 flagship programme ‘Face the Facts’ ... Full story

Fly Fishing at King Arthur’s Table

In the latest instalment of his ‘Fishing in Europe’ series Laurent Guillermin is, in fact, in the UK and is enchanted by the fly fishing available in Wales. ... Full story

The Peaks Fly Fishing Diaries - Remembering Your First Time

"I will always remember the first fish I caught on a fly. At around age 11, I had been thrashing the river to foam over a period of probably a year without so much as a sniff from a fish." In this latest monthly instalment in his Peaks Fly Fishing Diary, David Johnson fondly remembers his first river adventures. ... Full story

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