Flyfishing Blog

Time for Big Bugs

RIO has you covered with the InTouch Big Nasty fly line, and matching Big Nasty leaders and tippet.

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy, fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high… Back in 1958 when Ella Fitzgerald first sang what would become a hugely popular song, there were no graphite rods, or modern plastic fly lines, but she said it right – it is summertime, and fish are jumping! At this time […]

Flyfishing shows, general angling shows, angling trade shows

2017 September 14 – 17, 2017, International Hunting & Fishing in Russia, All Russian Exhibition Centre, Moscow, Russia; www.hunting-expo.ru. October 13 – 15, 2017, CGC Weihai Expo, Weihai International Exhibition Center, Weihai, China, www.chinafishshow.org. October 28, 2017, International Collectors Show, Van der Valk Hotel, Bosscheweg 2, Vught, The Netherlands; www.vhv-daca.org. November 16 – 18, 2017, […]

Salmon farming has done ‘enormous harm’ to fish and environment, warns Jeremy Paxman

There are now 250 salmon farms on the western coast of Scotland, but the surge has coincided with a collapse in the number of wild salmon in the area.

  Salmon farming has done ‘enormous harm’ to fish stocks and the environment, Jeremy Paxman has warned, as he called for an overhaul of the industry to protect wildlife. The presenter, and keen angler, said many fisheries traded on the image that salmon arrived at the table ‘fresh from the wild seas’ when, in reality […]

YETI introduces Rambler Mug

The Rambler Mug is stainless steel for maximum durability while remaining dishwater safe.

YETI has introduced the Rambler Mug — an addition to the Rambler lineup that brings in the features of the Rambler series to a new mug design. From YETI: “Many camping mugs don’t stand a chance in the wild. But when you’re bleary-eyed, drinking coffee around a campfire in the backcountry, creature comforts like a […]

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