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Ballyduff Bridge Fishery on Blackwater sees its first springer landed

Jason Corcoran struck silver earlier in the week at the Ballyduff Bridge Fishery on the Munster Blackwater…

Jason Corcoran struck silver earlier in the week at the Ballyduff Bridge Fishery on the Munster Blackwater…   On Tuesday (21 Feb) Jason caught and released a lovely fish of around 8lbs on a Clydecade (or some would say a BananaCascade) on our the fishery’s new beat Ballygarrett. Connie apologised for the quality of pictures as both were anxious to get the fish back with the minimum of fuss. They don’t look all that bad […]

Angling shop Fauna Hengelsport in Raamsdonkveer (NL) does get a complete makeover

The ground floor of Fauna Hengelsport has been expanded to 2200 square meters and the shop does get a complete make over these weeks. It should all be ready in early April.

The ground floor of Fauna Hengelsport has been expanded to 2200 square meters and the shop does get a complete makeover these weeks. It should all be ready in early April.                   Address: Fauna Hengelsport Oeverkruid 20 4941 VV Raamsdonksveer tel.: +31 (0)162 – 51 33 08 Email: info@hengelsportfauna.nl Website: www.hengelsportfauna.nl

Corrib off to a fine start as early season conditions help anglers

Opening Day on the 15th of February provided some of the best early conditions in several years, with the lake at a low enough level and mild weather offering anglers the chance of good sport.

Declan Gibbons reports on a productive opening few days on Corrib. Opening Day on the 15th of February provided some of the best early conditions in several years, with the lake at a low enough level and mild weather offering anglers the chance of good sport. There was much activity and enthusiasm amongst anglers from around the lake – both those living locally and those who travelled from further afield to wet a line on […]

High praise from Guideline for its Elevate Series

Swedish fly fishing tackle manufacturer, Guideline, says that the Elevate is the best rod series it has made in its price bracket.

Swedish fly fishing tackle manufacturer, Guideline, has high praise for its Elevate range of rods. The company describes them as the best ever rod series it has created in its price range. “The looks, components, low weight, finish and balance are all remarkable,” it boasts. “This is a complete range with a total of 18 models, starting with an ultra-sweet 7’6” #3 and finishing with a powerful, yet light 14’ 8” #10/11 and covering everything […]

The All-New, American made Mirage Fly Reel

With this fly reel you'll land more fish and it's a reel that will perform year after year.year after year.

The new Orvis Mirage fly reel is completely redesigned and 100% made in USA. It has the smoothest and most durable drag of any premium reel, with a patent-pending new drag adjustment design. With this fly reel you’ll land more fish and it’s a reel that will perform year after year.year after year.

Dutch Federation of Flyfishers introduces app during Visma

The VNV, the Dutch Federation of Flyfishers, introduces on Saturday the 4th of March, during Visma 2017 in Rotterdam Ahoy’, a new app. This app is a great tool for fly-fishers in the Dutch language.

The VNV, the Dutch Federation of Flyfishers, introduces on Saturday the 4th of March, during Visma 2017 in Rotterdam Ahoy’, a new app. This app is a great tool for fly-fishers in the Dutch language. Fly-fishers know that insect are an important source of food for fish. But what insect are to be found along the waterside? And which imitation should I use to represent it? Put down what you see and the answer appears […]

Raymarine® Axiom™ Wins Innovation Award at 2017 Miami International Boat Show

Raymarine/FLIR Maritime receives second consecutive win in “Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software” category with the new Raymarine Axiom MFD series.

Raymarine/FLIR Maritime receives second consecutive win in “Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software” category with the new Raymarine Axiom MFD series. Raymarine/FLIR Maritime is pleased to announce a 2017 Innovation Award in the category “Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software” for the Raymarine Axiom Multi-Function Display (MFD) series at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show. This win follows on the heels of their 2016 MIBS Innovation Award for the FLIR AX8 Marine Thermal Monitoring System. […]

March issue of Fly Fishing & Fly Tying is available now

These articles can be found in the March issue.

These articles can be found in the March issue: Reservoir Spiders Six magic tactics for lakes this season Preparing for G-Day Oliver Edwards gets us ready for the mass-hatch of grannom Catch a springer today Ally Gowans on how modern technology, lines and flies can help us reach our silver goal Cast like a guru An easy tip for extra distance Mine’s a double! Discover Iceland’s fabulous wild brown trout fishing which requires stillwater tactics […]

Great fishing available in Iceland and Greenland for the Summer

Please find below some great options for salmon fishing in Iceland next upcoming summer, not that long waiting anymore before we know the Spring will be here and we will be running the river banks in the search of the springers.

Please find below some great options for salmon fishing in Iceland next upcoming summer, not that long waiting anymore before we know the Spring will be here and we will be running the river banks in the search of the springers. Full service rivers: East Ranga 7 – 13th August , 4 rods available. East Rangá  13-19th August , 2 rods available. East Rangá  19 – 25th August , 3 rods available. East Rangá  25 […]

First Spring fish for Blackwater salmon fishery

Well done to Noel Fitzmaurice who has landed the first spring fish of the year on Glenda Powell’s Blackwater Salmon Fishery beats on Monday, February 12th.

  Well done to Noel Fitzmaurice who has landed the first spring fish of the year on Glenda Powell’s Blackwater Salmon Fishery beats on Monday, February 12th. Noel’s salmon was a beautiful silver fish, fresh from the sea with long tailed sea lice.   This fish was caught on a Gold Bodied Willie Gunn Franc N Snaelda. After a moment of admiration and a photograph for posterity the salmon was released to complete its incredible […]

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