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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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Big Perch, A Slight Obsession

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Big Perch, A Slight Obsession

19.08.2019

There is a fish, perhaps more widespread than any freshwater species in the country. A fish that is often the first a young angler encounters and one that is thereafter commonly overlooked and under-appreciated. In they’re smaller sizes they are a species that can be found in almost any body…
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How Does A Downrigger Work?

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How Does A Downrigger Work?

05.08.2019

A downrigger allows you to fish a lure or bait at a specific depth accurately behind a trolling boat. A downrigger contains a rod holder for storing your downrigger rod when it is actively fishing. The cannonball weight is deployed to the selected depth and allows the lure or bait…
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Small Stream Fishing

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Small Stream Fishing

18.07.2019

At this time of year, I like to put the pike and streamer gear away and get a few weeks fishing on the local burns that are within cycling distance of my home. Fishing these little burns and rivers provide us anglers a multitude of fishing opportunities. These little waterways…
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Feeder Fishing Tactics – Alex Allan

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Feeder Fishing Tactics – Alex Allan

14.07.2019

When asked to think of fishing in Scotland, one would be forgiven for automatically picturing scenes of tree-lined rivers with figures dressed in Tweed, beautifully and artistically casting a fly line across a Salmon filled pool. Perhaps a drifting boat occupied by a Ghillie and their client, casting to a…
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Choosing A Fly Reel

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Choosing A Fly Reel

09.07.2019

How do I choose a fly reel? Probably one of the coolest parts of a fly fishing outfit, fly reels are easy to get excited about for many reasons. They are technical (lots of discussion points), they come in lots of different designs and colours and the ever so sweet…
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Mackerel Fishing Rigs

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Mackerel Fishing Rigs

28.06.2019

The summer months in the UK will see many anglers take to the coastline to target mackerel that will head into our shores. Mackerel being a migratory fish will find their way to UK shores in early to mid-summer as they seek warmer water. They feed actively on prey fish…
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Coarse Fishing Rigs For Beginners – Top 3 Rigs

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Coarse Fishing Rigs For Beginners – Top 3 Rigs

27.06.2019

Scotland’s commercial coarse fishing scene is on the up and with some well established coarse fisheries around the country, these hidden gems hold various coarse species that can be targeted using an array or rigs and tactics. In this article, we will be exploring the tackle you require to target…
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Electric Outboards – Buyer’s Guide

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Electric Outboards – Buyer’s Guide

14.06.2019

Trolling motors, also known as electric outboard motors, are an essential piece of boating equipment. They give you the ability to refine your boat angle on a drift and also allow you to come into fishing areas with a stealthy approach, reducing unwanted noise and disturbance on the water. In…
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How To Catch Sea Trout

How To Catch Sea Trout

13.05.2019

Most anglers might assume the only time to target sea trout are during the hours of darkness on a river with a fly rod but that is far from the truth. In recent times, targeting these majestic creatures within estuaries and along coastlines has grown in popularity. In this article,…
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Trout Streamer Fishing

Trout Streamer Fishing

13.05.2019

What do you think about when some mentions fishing for predators? Sharks? Barracuda? Pike? Catfish? Tarpon? Tuna? What would you think if I said brown trout? My favourite style of fishing is streamer fishing for brown trout in the rivers and lochs of Scotland. I started properly fishing streamers about…
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Fishing Lure Maintenance

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Fishing Lure Maintenance

06.05.2019

As a lure angler, we all know how addictive it can become, buying new shiny lures! We’re all guilty of it! Sometimes, we even pay excessive amounts of money for them too. As lure anglers, one thing we have been guilty of at some point in our fishing careers is…
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