Mark Francis Teifi Pools

Teifi Pools Pontrhydfendigaid Tregaron Made it to the Teifi pools yesterday( Tuesday 14th May 2019) for a spot of mountain tarn fishing.I arrived at about 9.00am having decided to fish Llyn Egnat. The weather was bright springsunshine with a brisk easterly wind. I tooled up with weighted Hares ... More

Elan Valley Lakes

Recently took a visit to the Elan Valley lakes, part of the Royal Dams Complex just outside Rhayader There are four dams on the river Elan; Craig Goch, Pen y Garreg, Garreg Ddu, and Caban Coch. The river Claerwen has the newest, and largest Claerwen dam followed by the unfinished Dol y Mynach ... More

Pheasant Tail Fly-Fishers

The Pheasant Tail Fly-Fishers was formed in the 1950's. The club has several miles of fishing on the rivers Clun and Lugg on the Welsh, Shropshire and Herefordshire boarder.The river Clun is in S.S.I and has verity of wild life that is protected. Which means the river is in pristine conati... More

Size Doesn’t Matter

' There was I, swimming with me mates at fry school when suddenly! - Wallop! This great big hairy thing caught hold of me, whisked me skywards and landed me on a big pink cushion, I had me photo taken and back among me mates all within in seconds. Of course I was the centre of attraction so when I ... More

Barnt Green Fishing Club

  Barnt Green Fishing Club is one of the premier fishing clubs within the West Midlands. Formed in 1888 the club provides fly fishing in private gated waters, the object being to provide high quality trout fishing in attractive, rural and peaceful surroundings. No day tickets are available but ... More

KingFisher Trout Lake

Fly Fishing Lake in Herefordshire Set in the heart of Herefordshire's beautiful countryside, Kingfisher Trout Lake is a fully-landscaped spring-fed lake of just under 4 acres, offering good sport and relaxation for experienced anglers and beginners alike. Kingfisher Trout Lake has the perfect ... More

EXCLUSIVE ICE FLY LINES BY TARGETFLY

When Rob Doyle and Neil Johnson got their heads together and decided to produce a limited selection of fly lines aimed at both the newcomer and old hand, they decided their buzz words would be just that ‘LIMITED SELECTION’. They considered, as experienced fly fishers; and with Rob being one ... More

Ian Ashwell Ringstead Grange – Saturday 24th Feb 2018.

Ian Ashwell Ringstead Grange - Saturday 24th Feb 2018. About Myself:  Average all round angler, started fishing local Grand Union canal with my Dad catching Gudgeon and small Perch. As a teenager match fished with Daventry Angling club all over the midlands. Fished extensively with my brother for ... More

An Introduction to The Game Anglers Instructors’ Association

From earliest recorded times the fly fisher has striven for the perfect cast.  The casting of a fly, using a rod with weighted line, appears to the uninitiated a thing of magic. To the half competent fly fisher, once mastered, the casting of the fly into or onto lake or stream is a thing of ease, ... More

The Gillies Last Lament

This is the story of a bagpiper who lost his way but found compassion and truth at the ‘graveside’. As a bagpiper, I play many gigs and recently I was asked by a Highland funeral director to play at the graveside service for an old gillie.  He explained that the old boy had out lived all ... More