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  The Wandle is a chalk stream in south west London that fell into disrepair due to urbanisation in the 60’s and 70’s despite its glorious history. It has happily since undergone considerable restoration with the help of the London Wildlife Trust and other organisations. Click in images to enlarge…
I have just uploaded a gallery of images taken by myself and Chris Bladen last week as we bobbed about in water at around 5 to 6 degrees. Morning temperaqtures varied from minus 5 to minus 15.8! Character building stuff!
FISHING HIGHLAND LODGE This was a wonderful August to be fishing Highland Lodge because the trout were exceptional and the weather was a touch milder than in previous years.   Water temperatures were around 6 to 7 ° and clarity was down on previous years I think because of days…
Some call it The General. I’ve heard others refer to it as The Submarine. But this particular fish is reputed to be the hardest trout to catch in the entire KZN Drakensberg. I saw the General one morning, going about its business, cruising slowly back and forth in an unusually…
In the south east area of New South Wales (Australia) there are two manmade lakes which provide world class fishing for Trout. Stocked with both Rainbow and Brown trout these hydro dams were built during the 1950’s as part of the Snowy Mountain Scheme. Both caused the inundation of townships,…
Förchensee is a lake situated in a nature conservation area just south of Ruhpolding in Bavaria, around two hours southeast of Munich. This beautiful trout lake with its pristine, crystal clear water shimmering in shades of turquoise and emerald green, has been a long kept secret amongst the fly fishing…