Cumbria

11 08, 2017

See you all at the show!

By |August 11th, 2017|AAPGAI, Borderlines, Cumbria|

Tomorrow is Countryman Fairs Lowther Show weekend, a couple of days that I look forward to every year where good friends get together, do some useful work and have some fun. Once again this years main theme on the Fishing Island is getting our youth and families into fishing.

There will be […]

24 07, 2017

River Eden youth day, July 23rd 2017.

By |July 24th, 2017|outdoors, River Eden, rivers, Trout|

Twenty two youngsters along with many of their parents turned up for a day of fly fishing, entomology, fly casting, learning knots and leaders organised by Penrith Angling Association and help on the day with Borderlines. It was great to see committee members from  Penrith Anglers  give up their […]

9 07, 2017

River Eden, July 9th 2017.

By |July 9th, 2017|Cumbria, Fly fishing, Grayling, outdoors, River Eden, rivers, Trout|

Had the pleasure of Chris, Scott and David today on the lower river.

It was their first time fly fishing, after a quick wade through the pool and some fly casting preparation, it was time to make a start.
A couple of missed takes and a fish on and off for […]

4 06, 2017

River Eden, June 1st 2017.

By |June 4th, 2017|Cumbria, Fly fishing, River Eden, rivers, Trout|

Had a lovely day on the lower river with Huw last week. The fish were hard to tempt with the warm temperatures during the daytime, but perseverance does pay off now and again.

Into a nice trout..

..duly played and landed!

Another take..

..a small sea trout.
A difficult period of the day to […]

17 05, 2017

River Eden, May 17th, 2017.

By |May 17th, 2017|Cumbria, Fly fishing, River Eden, rivers, salmon|

We have been seeing numbers of fish for the last two weeks. A one foot rise of fairly clear water after some rainfall has at last got the salmon on the move and in the taking mood.

Chris Trinick’s salmon today 14lbs at Grinsdale.

Kevin Edwards fish 13lbs last Sunday at […]

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