Time to go fishing….. the mayfly are up!

Time to go fishing….. the mayfly are up!

If you haven’t been fishing yet, now is definitely the time to get out and about – the mayfly have finally started in earnest. The picture above is one of the many seen at Druxton on the Tamar (beat 19) late yesterday afternoon. By 5pm they had really got...
The Kingfisher Diaries

The Kingfisher Diaries

Some of you may have already seen this but local man and well travelled international angler, Will Martin, has a fortnightly column in the Western Morning News focused on exploring some of the best wild fishing beats in the region. The first diary was published in the...
The First London Fly Fishing Fair @londonflyfish

The First London Fly Fishing Fair @londonflyfish

As if we didn’t all know that 2017 was shaping up to be an amazing year (let’s hope my supreme optimism isn’t disproved), we got given a whole new event to meet, mingle, buy, tie and cast. “The London Fly Fishing Fair brings together the best of what the fly fishing...
Taw Catchment Conservation Volunteers

Taw Catchment Conservation Volunteers

River Conservation Volunteering – The Westcountry Rivers Trust is running three conservation sessions on the Langham Lake, a tributary of the River Taw.  The first session will take place on Thursday 19 May starting at 5.30pm.  This session will be an introduction to...
South West Fly Fair 2017

South West Fly Fair 2017

Our annual trip up to Roadford to stall out for the South West Fly fair has been and gone and yet again it was a cracker. This was the fifth year of the show and it was stronger than ever. Thanks, must surely go, to the hard work of the show team, South West Lakes...
River Dart Emergency Salmon Protection Byelaw

River Dart Emergency Salmon Protection Byelaw

You may know that there have been problems with diseased salmon and sea trout in the River Dart this season? As a result of these problems the Environment Agency has brought in an emergency byelaw that makes it illegal to retain any salmon.  Therefore all salmon...
Please Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

Please Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

Check Clean Dry Summer 2016 – Don’t bring back invasive species and diseases from abroad In recent years the rate of new introductions of invasive freshwater species to Britain has increased dramatically. Following the 1992 creation of a canal linking the Danube and...