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EXTRACTS FROM MY SEPTEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER

Monday, 03 October 2016 13:58
The trout were difficult on an outing last week despite a clear day and good flows, but after recent rains and a dusting of snow on some nearby mountains the water was a cool 12 degrees. And we had to contend with a really tricky upstream breeze that teased the tippet…

EXTRACTS FROM MY DECEMBER 2015 NEWSLETTER

Monday, 21 December 2015 08:45
  Not three Wise Men bearing gifts; rather, three Wise Anglers hidden in Christmas trees!   From Hugh Rosen in La Jolla California Hugh is a highly respected medical research scientist and a keen fly fisher and fly tyer who often graces this column with his articles. He sent this…

EXTRACTS FROM MY NOVEMBER 2015 NEWSLETTER

Monday, 07 December 2015 08:00
Quotes of the month I've chosen two quotes this month from one of fly fishing's most skilled and prolific writers, Nick Lyons. The first is a longish piece that perfectly illustrates Nick's remarkable skills as a wordsmith. His prose is right up there with the best angling writers of all…
– News from professional fly fishing photographer David Lambroughton with lovely New Zealand images, my new postage and artwork prices, Ed Herbst writes on the role of posture in sunken fly patterns and on Bill and Kathi Morrison of Bear Lodge Angler, gear for sale, lovely fly fishing images from…
 – including fishing low streams, a fabulous guinea fowl recipe, new bug collars to hot-spot your flies, the angling art of Brett James, fishing central North Island New Zealand and the streams of the Kosciuszko National Park in NSW Australia, some lovely fly fishing images from 2014 and more.  

12 OCTOBER 2014 FLY FISHING NEWSLETTER -

Saturday, 18 October 2014 06:33
Hosting two young hitch-hiking Canadians -  Yesterday Robin Douglas and I took two young Canadians (confusingly both named Matthew) up one of the Cape’s smaller mountain streams. It was a day when the water was pure crystal, nothing but 7X would do, the breeze was thankfully upstream and gentle and…
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