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Top 5 Fishing Kits For Beginners

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Top 5 Fishing Kits For Beginners

05.04.2019

So you want to start fishing but you don’t know where to start? There are so many rods and reels to choose from and we all need to start somewhere. You may not want to spend a fortune on a sport you don’t do that often, so we have collated…
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Choosing A Spinning Rod

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Choosing A Spinning Rod

04.03.2019

So you’re in the market for a new spinning rod but you don’t know where to start. In this article, we breakdown all the key features that make up a spinning rod, to provide you with a better understanding of how the components of a spinning rod work together. So…
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Choosing a Spinning Reel

Choosing a spinning reel
Choosing a Spinning Reel

28.01.2019

Before choosing a spinning reel, you need to ensure you’re buying the right reel for the right job. Below we have outlined some of the main questions to consider before you purchase a reel. What reel size am I after and what do they mean? You wouldn’t buy a 5…
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What are the Best Lures for Salmon?

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What are the Best Lures for Salmon?

22.01.2019

There are so many lures, plugs, jerk baits out there at the moment it is hard to decide on which ones to tackle up with for our rivers here in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We thought we’d put a little guide together explaining what we recommend from…
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Salmon Fly Lines Explained

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Salmon Fly Lines Explained

03.01.2019

Spey lines can be broken down into two categories: integrated lines and head line systems. Integrated lines are one continuous piece and are what traditional Spey lines are made up of, the head and running line are constructed into one piece with a seamless join between the two parts. Head…
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Choosing The Right Lure For The Right Conditions

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Choosing The Right Lure For The Right Conditions

11.12.2018

When it comes to lure fishing for most species, there are general rules of thumb that anglers abide by. Don’t get us wrong though, sometimes you will find yourself doing something that is completely against the grain that will provide results – that’s just angling! Below are a few tips…
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Connecting A Braided Loop To A Fly Line

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Connecting A Braided Loop To A Fly Line

02.12.2018

Braided loops are used in fly fishing to form the vital and secure connection between the fly line and the leader, they can also be used to connect the fly line to the backing line. There are three different sizes of braided loops, each designed to fit a range of…
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Float Fishing For Grayling

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Float Fishing For Grayling

29.11.2018

The majestic “Lady Of The Stream” becomes the target quarry for most game anglers after the trout and salmon seasons come to a close. However, most anglers will target these magnificent species using fly tactics. In this article, we will show you how to tie a float trotting rig for…
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Maggot Feeder Rig

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Maggot Feeder Rig

13.11.2018

The maggot feeder is one of the most versatile and cost-effective feeder rigs available, it can be used to target various freshwater fish species throughout the UK and is one of the most commonly used ledgering tactics for wild brown trout in Scotland. While the float is certainly the finest…
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Best Winter Grayling Flies

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Best Winter Grayling Flies

02.11.2018

Coming into late Autumn and early Winter. A lot of trout anglers turn their attention to the “lady of the stream” aka the Grayling. This majestic looking species has gained popularity due to its elegant appearance but hard fighting attitude. In this article, we will be choosing our top winter…
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How To Catch Big Reservoir Trout

How To Catch Big Reservoir Trout

29.10.2018

All reservoir anglers dream of catching a large overwintered trout and if you fish regularly, the law of averages dictates that occasionally you will do just that. But have you ever wondered whether you can improve your odds of catching these resident fish? The short answer is, yes, you can.…
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Spring Trout Fly Fishing Tips

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Spring Trout Fly Fishing Tips

26.10.2018

In this article, we will cover off 3 Spring trout fly patterns that will help you land more fish during those early season sessions. Below we have provided you with a breakdown of the setups we recommend and we have also listed the Spring trout flies that you shouldn’t leave…
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