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Clem Booth makes an exciting rod offer for charity Says Clem: I would like to auction an immaculate Sage 0 weight rod, the iconic SPL model, together with a  matching Sage reel and Sage 0 weight line. I will get the outfit to the successful bidder. All proceeds will go…

One nymph to rule them all.

Sunday, 17 January 2016 08:09
A visit to Shangri-La - which for me may happen only once in a lifetime, was a high and rare privilege and a trip with my son that is unforgettable… Words and pictures by Hugh Rosen. If you are lucky in your fishing friends, you have won a lottery of…

A FLY FISHER'S YEAR

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 13:19
Clem Booth reflects on his fly fishing in 2015 and an important, life changing decision he made during the year. Clem lives in London close by the River Thames and only a short drive from the chalkstreams of Berkshire, Wiltshire and Hampshire. But he travels much further afield to begin…

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…
Matt started fly fishing in 2002 and joined the competitive scene a few years later. He was selected to fish for Western Province at the Nationals in 2008, and represented his Province in seven National Championships, his team winning two golds, two silvers and a bronze medal, including an Individual silver…