I am Malcolm (Mal) Hunter and offer angling and casting tuition on rivers and lakes in Yorkshire and beyond.
APGAI in single handed rod discipline, ensuring proficiency in all aspects of casting with a single-handed fly rod, including spey and overhead casts. I am the Yorkshire representative...
Playing a fish on the point when not one but two of his spikey cousins decided to latch onto the droppers - this perky little feller was on the top dropper. Needless to say there was no sign of the trout by the time I'd landed the two perch....
The forty plus lines have a shooting head profile with a very short rear taper - there were problems with these breaking off at the junction between head and running line although Airflo are said to have fixed the problem now. The sixth sense lines have a conventional profile with a...
Fished Coniston a couple of weeks ago. We had fish on size 14 & 12 black or olive buzzers off a 12 ft leader - 3 flies at 4 ft intervals - the fish were coughing up similar sized naturals in the net. Had fish on all flies at various times of day (takes were mainly to top dropper in...
NOW SORTED - THANKS!
I've just about run out of peacock fritz and would like to buy some more. Problem is I can't remember who/where I bought it from initially (although I'm fairly sure it was from a forum member - before the days of trade membership) and I'm having problems identifying a...
The grayling came in the morning on the pink nymph from water we'd just fished through with the duo - unusually the trout were also taking the pink nymph from a cast of three bugs. I reckon they couldn't see the duller natural flies in the coloured water which was why I'd put the...
We fished both the lower (accessed via Devonshire Arms) and middle (Cavendish Pavillion) stretches and caught throughout. Water was too coloured for dries/spiders on Saturday.
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River Wharfe - Bolton Abbey
River was up a bit on Saturday and carrying some colour but it brought the bigger fish onto the feed.
Best grayling & trout of the day below - the trout is wild, or at least feral, and my largest of the season so far from the Wharfe.
In the morning we were...
Rod is in excellent condition, tube has a few marks (see photos). Fittings & whippings on this rod are top notch.
Bought recently from a forum member but action not quite what I was after.
£160 inc special delivery.