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How To Make A Pike Wire Trace – Pike Bait Fishing

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How To Make A Pike Wire Trace – Pike Bait Fishing

18.11.2019

If bait fishing for pike is on your fishing bucket list, then learning to make your own wire trace will be part of your pike fishing journey. Making your own wire traces not only saves you money in the long run but it also provides you with confidence knowing that…
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Black Friday 2019

Black Friday 2019

05.11.2019

Click here to sign up now! Black Friday is just around the corner, the 29th of November to be exact, and we are doing something a bit different! This year, £1 from every purchase will be donated to the Atlantic Salmon Trust over our Black Friday promotional weekend. With the…
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Fishing – The Fascination, The Obsession

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Fishing – The Fascination, The Obsession

04.11.2019

I’m sure we’ve all been asked numerous times by our friends, family and colleagues, what it is that drives us to such lengths, in a relentless and meticulous search for of nothing more than a mere fish. Indeed they often question more in bewilderment than with honest curiosity. Why on…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In March

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Best Trout Flies To Use In March

24.10.2019

Finally, with the brute force of winter finally subsiding, the weather is on the up – fingers crossed! There is some great fly fishing to be had in March, and in this article, we will be going through what my 10 go-to flies are for this time of the year…
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Best Salmon Flies

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Best Salmon Flies

14.10.2019

In this article, we will be covering some of the best salmon flies to use throughout the season. By breaking down the season into 3 segments, we discuss what flies you should have in your box and how to fish them effectively. Best Salmon Flies For Spring During the springtime,…
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Roach Feeder Fishing

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Roach Feeder Fishing

14.10.2019

“I wouldn’t know where to start”. These are the words that often follow a suggestion of fishing on one of Scotland’s big lochs; in particular Loch Lomond. At 24 miles long, 6 miles wide and covering 17,540 acres, Loch Lomond is larger in surface area than all of the lakes…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In October

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Best Trout Flies To Use In October

04.10.2019

Hatches of insects begin to slow down during October with only a few smaller buzzer hatches occurring as water temperatures begin to cool. These lower temperatures don’t deter the trout though as water temperatures usually sit between a steady 8-10 degrees, it creates the perfect habitat of activity. During this…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In September

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Best Trout Flies To Use In September

13.09.2019

As it comes towards the back end of the trout season, trout are starting to feed up before the colder temperatures start rolling in. During this feeding up process, you can rest assured the trout will be honing in on the abundance of pin fry that becomes present in our…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In August

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Best Trout Flies To Use In August

13.09.2019

August is an exciting month to target trout, with an abundance of food readily available; rainbow trout are feeding up and are in tip-top fighting condition. The late summer nights can produce some spectacular visual action as trout start feeding heavily on daddy long legs and with the increasing appearance…
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Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems
Hidden Gems

29.08.2019

There is an abundance of renowned fishing locations in Scotland. Locations that are known to hold fish or known for ease of access and in the age of social media, Google earth and online forums it is easy for these locations to become hot spots for the masses to descend…
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What Wading Boots To Buy

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What Wading Boots To Buy

23.08.2019

When you buy new stockingfoot waders, the chances are the next thing on your shopping list is a pair of wading boots. This is probably the most underrated part of a anglers fishing kit, and can play a vital role in determining whether you fish, or ironically being the one…
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Fly Fishing – Keeping It Simple

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Fly Fishing – Keeping It Simple

19.08.2019

As with many things in life, fly fishing can become very complicated and difficult because you hear so many comments saying you need this, you need that. But what do we actually need to have a good time on the river bank? It’s very easy to get distracted from the…
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