Tackling Scottish Lochs can be very challenging to any angler, so Lesley kindly takes us through her top tips when approaching new waters. From understanding local food sources to choosing your location, this article outlines some of the most important tactics to use.
The Ravensthorpe Reservoir has been seeing some lively action this year, as trout anglers have been sporting a rod average of over five. The fish have been happily feeding even in the worst of conditions, as this past weekend 22 anglers combined to catch 89 fish altogether. These kinds of results are not that common in the area and have local fishers excited and flocking to the area.
For the first time ever in a single year, Hardy Greys Team England are not only World Champions, but have also recorded the highest ever Individual standings of Iain Barr as World Champion and John Horsey as European Silver Medal Winner. For the first time ever in a single year, Hardy Greys Team England are not only World Champions, but have also recorded the highest ever Individual standings of Iain Barr as World Champion and John Horsey as European Silver Medal Winner.
A short and concise review of The Trout Fisher’s Handbook by Lesley Crawford, one of the most respected trout fishing books available today. Lesley knows her stuff and this book contains some of her top tips, answers to common questions and tactics for tackling streams, rivers and lakes.
Understanding the basics of trout fishing immediately puts you at an advantage against over-enthusiastic anglers that have bought all the kit and more but have no relevant experience. Drew discusses a few basic tips that will be sure to come in handy.
James visits the beautiful Bowden Springs fishery in Linlithgow, East Lothin. Opting for a dry fly to imitate the September hatch, James enjoys a beautiful day on the water, relaxing with a pie and cup of tea at one point!