Monthly Archives: May 2016

31 05, 2016

River Tay spring salmon course, May 2016.

By |May 31st, 2016|Fly fishing, salmon, Tay|

We always look very much forward to being on the river Tay in the month of May and meeting up with both old and new friends. Illtyd Griffiths, Bob Sherwood and myself have been running these spring courses for quite some time now and really do enjoy them, guiding, […]

21 05, 2016

River Eden, May 21st, 2016.

By |May 21st, 2016|Cumbria, Fly fishing, River Eden|

It’s been a fabulous week to be on the river. Consistent hatches of large darks that should have finished some time ago are getting the trout feeding hard, the low water is ideal for that. The salmon keep coming as they have done for many weeks now despite the lack […]

15 05, 2016

River Eden, May 15th, 2016.

By |May 15th, 2016|Cumbria, Fly fishing, River Eden|

The cool north easterly and then a north westerly breeze did not stop the continuous trickle and sometimes flotilla’s of large darks and grannom coming off the water all day long. But with the air temperature considerably lower than the water, surface action was slow and the fish were […]

14 05, 2016

River Eden, May 14th, 2016.

By |May 14th, 2016|Cumbria, Fly fishing, River Eden|

Had a very pleasant time on the middle river with Paul from Kidderminster today. The main intention was to fish for salmon as there are fish in the pools, but the water is getting a little thin that far up at present with the dry weather we have had (never […]

13 05, 2016

River Eden, May 13th, 2016.

By |May 13th, 2016|Cumbria, Fly fishing, River Eden|

With the water temperature at 14 oC, the air temperature at 9 oC, wind from the north-east and low water, it is not always a great combination for ideal fishing conditions. But some days the fish and invertebrates think otherwise, good hatches of olives and fish activity on the […]