Glyn

About Glyn

GLYN FREEMAN is a full time, fully qualified fly casting instructor, guide and active member of A.A.P.G.A.I (Association of Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors). Qualifications include the AAPGAI Masters in Salmon and Trout disciplines and Advanced Fly Dressing, FFF Masters. Full liability and indemnity insurance, CRB (criminal records bureau) checked, child protection, L20 assessing, licensed coach, first aid and a few more. Glyn has fished in Cumbria and the Borders for over thirty years. Based on the River Eden where he is a keeper on the lower river and appointed fly casting instructor and guide for John Norris of Penrith and working member of staff for Borderlines.
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15 06, 2018

The season so far, June 15th 2018.

By |June 15th, 2018|Cumbria, Fly fishing, outdoors, River Eden, rivers, salmon, Trout|

It has by any stretch of the imagination been an unpredictable and a very strange first half to the season. From an extremely cold spring, where the grass did not even start to grow until the end of April, then straight into a dry and hot summer with everything […]

14 06, 2018

Nith Young Anglers Club, June 11th 2018.

By |June 14th, 2018|AAPGAI, Borderlines, education, Fly fishing, Nith, outdoors, rivers, Trout|

Thirteen members of the Nith Young Anglers Club along with parents turned up for the fly fishing day on the river Nith and Blackwood loch. The group were split with four on the river and the rest to fish the loch.

The newly refurbished Blackwood loch, a fine example of […]

1 04, 2018

Joseph’s College, March 29th 2018.

By |April 1st, 2018|Borderlines, education, Fly fishing, Nith, outdoors, rivers, salmon, schools, Trout|

Pupils from St. Joseph’s College Rural Skills class joined The Nith Catchment Fishery Trust and Borderlines for their last
day of term for a full day of fisheries related activities.

The morning started off surveying the Pennyland Burn using electro fishing and…

…kick sampling for aquatic invertebrates.

After determining that the burn was
healthy […]

26 03, 2018

Nith Young Anglers Club March 24th, 2018.

By |March 26th, 2018|AAPGAI, Borderlines, education, Grayling, Nith, outdoors, schools|

It was the first outing for the Nith Young Anglers Club for 2018 fishing for Grayling at Dalswinton Estate, Dumfries. A bright and sunny day and a very good turn out of juniors accompanied by their parents. The river had a slight tint of colour but was dropping off and […]

13 03, 2018
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    AAPGAI Open day and Assessment weekend, March 9th/10th 2018.

AAPGAI Open day and Assessment weekend, March 9th/10th 2018.

By |March 13th, 2018|AAPGAI, Cumbria, Fly fishing, rivers, salmon, Trout|

We got lucky with the weather on the weekend for the open day held on the Woodhall beat, river Derwent on Saturday, (a very big thank you to Neil Barcock for organising this again). A very good turn out with many friends, members and like-minded people in attendance. Chairman […]

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