Monthly Archives: April 2015

29 04, 2015

River Eden April 29th 2015

By |April 29th, 2015|Fly fishing, River Eden|

There were some incredible hatches throughout most of the day, a veritable smorgasbord of so many invertebrates that kept the birds and fish preoccupied. It was again a very cool wind from the north-west and the river had slowly risen around four inches during the day but still clear.
Had […]

25 04, 2015

River Eden 25th April 2015

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

Light rain and very cool winds from the north-west this morning did not seem the ideal conditions for a good day on the river. It just shows how wrong we can get things sometimes! All day long there were consistent hatches of small, medium and large darks, brook duns, […]

24 04, 2015

River Eden April 24th 2015

By |April 24th, 2015|Fly fishing, River Eden|

The river is at summer height, clear water and 12oC with tides now dropping off. The strong light and cool breezes are suppressing the hatches over the last two days.

My good friend Ben from Cheshire who I had not seen for nearly two years, came to the Eden today […]

22 04, 2015

River Eden 22nd April 2015

By |April 22nd, 2015|Fly fishing, River Eden|

The river is now at summer level, water temperature 11oC, bright skies, clear water and high pressure, not always the best combination for a good day’s fishing sometimes for either salmon or trout. On the middle river the flows are getting a little slow now with no rain for […]

14 04, 2015

SGAIC assessment weekend.

By |April 14th, 2015|Fly fishing|

I always enjoy the annual trip to the Fishponds beat on the river Tay in April to meet up with good friends and like-minded people. A big thank you to Iain Kirk who looked after everyone who attended on the weekend and being in such nice surroundings it was […]