Monthly Archives: March 2015

30 03, 2015

AAPGAI instructor training weekend.

By |March 30th, 2015|Fly fishing|

Clive Mitchelhill and myself had the great pleasure of hosting a bi-annual AAPGAI instructor training weekend at Lazonby on the river Eden in Cumbria. Malcolm, Nick and Calum joined us for the two days on the water covering all aspects of the provisional salmon and trout syllabus along with […]

26 03, 2015

River Eden 26th March 2015

By |March 26th, 2015|Fly fishing, River Eden|

It reminded me a little of being back in Patagonia today, it certainly got a little draughty as the day wore on, more surfing kind of weather than for the delicate art of fly casting.
Out with Mike today on the lower river, I have to say in all […]

25 03, 2015

River Eden 24th March 2015

By |March 25th, 2015|Fly fishing, River Eden|

Had a very nice two days on the Eden after the Cockermouth AAPGAI meeting with Trevor Hayman. Nothing too serious just a chuck about and a chill (chill being the operative word!), the hatches in the cool wind were sparse and what there was did not turn the fish […]

22 03, 2015

AAPGAI assessments and open day, March 22nd 2015

By |March 22nd, 2015|Fly fishing|

The weather held out nicely for the AAPGAI spring gathering of instructors at Cockermouth on the river Derwent this weekend. It is always a great pleasure to meet up with members from all over the U.K, all very good friends and colleagues and exchange information, get involved with workshops […]

19 03, 2015

River Eden March 19th 2015

By |March 19th, 2015|Fly fishing, River Eden|

Out on the river with good friends Neil Truelove and Graham Waterton today. Having a bit of a cast about and fish just before we all head for the AAPGAI assessment and Open day this weekend at Cockermouth on the river Derwent.
Graham fishing a run.
River is looking in pristine […]