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Spotting Fish

A quick spot in rough water

Friday, 04 May 2012 05:55
Here’s a quick, almost intuitive spot of a trout in fast, roughish water. Scan the whole picture quickly and see if anything strikes you.The answer is in the final picture. Clues If you look at the usual characteristics of spotting they are here: Linear shape Sitting over a shadow Some…

Spotting Trout - Part 9

Saturday, 25 December 2010 15:14
May I suggest that you scroll through all the sequences right to the end before looking at any of the answers? Then scroll through all the answers. Then try the exercise all over again from the first picture on. WALKING ALONG A STREAM Walking along a riverbank I always keep…

Spotting Trout - Part 8

Sunday, 28 November 2010 14:18
Let's start with a couple of easy trout, the first one seen in a run from a cliff path is a big fish for a smallish stream. Fish enlarged in picture below The second is an equally easy spot, though not in the first picture, again stressing the importance of…

Spotting Trout - Part 7

Thursday, 18 November 2010 15:20
SPOTTING TROUT - PART 7 In this series of three different settings I will start with a sighting from a cliff path walking back after a day’s fishing. I often see fish on the walk out on this stream, sometimes – well, mostly actually – fish we missed fishing up…

Spotting Trout - Part 6

Monday, 11 October 2010 16:04
SPOTTING TROUT – PART SIX Again I will post all the answers at the end of this piece. A difficult rise but an easy spot These pictures you will have seen before if you’ve been following this series. I include them just as a quick refresher. The first fish is…

Spotting Trout - Part 5

Wednesday, 22 September 2010 15:52
Spotting trout Part Five At the beginning of this series I posted this picture of the tricky sighting and offered a copy of my latest book, Shadows on the Stream Bed, as a prize for anyone who could work out where the fish was and what fly it was about…
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