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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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Canal Lure Fishing

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Canal Lure Fishing

03.05.2019

Canal lure fishing is growing in popularity and we can see why! In an era where hectic work life and family commitments can heavily reduce our time on the bank, a style of affordable fishing that requires minimal tackle and minimal fishing time sounds very appealing. Although canals are often…
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Free Prize Draw – Airflo Sixth Sense Lines

Free Prize Draw – Airflo Sixth Sense Lines

25.04.2019

Free Prize Draw – Full range of Airflo’s brand new 2019 Sixth Sense range of fly lines Worth £310!
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Ahrex Hook Review

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Ahrex Hook Review

25.04.2019

Ahrex hooks are a relatively new company in the fly tying world but seem to have already taken it by storm. The Danish-based company mainly specialise in saltwater and predator hooks but recently, they have branched out with a wide range of freshwater hooks and already the feedback has been…
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Understanding Weight Forward Fly Line Tapers

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Understanding Weight Forward Fly Line Tapers

05.04.2019

What is a fly line taper? Do you get confused with the various fly line tapers that are available on the market? In this article, we will be discussing the various fly line tapers available on modern weight forward fly lines and how they are used in today’s fly fishing.…
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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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Marco Ezzi – Early Season Trout Fishing

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Marco Ezzi – Early Season Trout Fishing

29.03.2019

As the trout season kicks off and the water temperatures start to rise, large stillwater boat venues are starting to come to life again. Let’s hope the weather is kind to us this year and we have yet another amazing trout season. After fishing for six years or so, I…
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Fly Fishing For Pike

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Fly Fishing For Pike

19.03.2019

People have been fishing for pike in the UK for decades and nowadays more and more people are starting to throw a fly at them. It is a very exciting way to catch pike and there’s something special about catching fish with teeth, using heavier equipment and bigger flies. I…
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Free Prize Draw – Penn Spinfisher VI Spinning Reel

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Free Prize Draw – Penn Spinfisher VI Spinning Reel

19.03.2019

Free Prize Draw – Penn Spinfisher VI 2500 Spinning Reel worth £139.99
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The Scottish Fly Fair 2019

The Scottish Fly Fair 2019

05.03.2019

Yes, we will be attending the number one social gathering for fly fishing & fly tying enthusiasts in Scotland, The Scottish Fly Fair! The eagerly anticipated event is in its second year and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before! A weekend full of some of the…
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How To Tie A Pop Up Rig

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How To Tie A Pop Up Rig

05.03.2019

Quiz any good carp angler and they will tell you that putting a rig with a sharp hook in the area where target fish are swimming is 90 per cent of the carp fishing jigsaw. Add a bait that they’re are interested in, and you’re on to a winner. A…
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