The Atlantic Salmon Trust is hoping to reverse a century of decline in wild salmon numbers by announcing a major new study into their movements. Often called the ‘aquatic canary’, Atlantic salmon are regarded as key indicators of the health of our waters as they are sensitive to changes within the environment. In recent years numbers have been dropping at an alarming rate and one major area of concern is the mortality of juvenile salmon … Read More Hardy’s reel sells for £55,000 during fundraising auction – Atlantic Salmon Trust
Kjartan Antonsson – or ‘KJ’ as he likes to be called – is the designer of our new Zelda Salmon flies that we’ve recently introduced into the range. Here’s been working alongside Peter Rippin for quite some time on the Icelandic rivers, both great anglers and clever salmon fly designers. Peter, one of the original founders of Fly Fishers Group, can fully vouch for the Zelda being an extremely productive salmon fly. Peter said to … Read More The New Zelda Salmon Flies
I have been fishing for pike on the fly since I was a child. I have really found a passion for pike fishing over the last few years though and have been fortunate enough to have some great results. It is a large part of my winter guiding as well, it’s evident that it’s a very fast growing area of our sport. What makes it even more exciting is that tackle companies have recognised this … Read More Pike Fishing on Chew Valley Reservoir with Ben Bangham
Secure the first ever Hardy Reel with Serial No.0001 to be offered for sale, fish alongside Sir Ian Botham or Marina Gibson or simply win, truly exclusive fishing on the Spey, Gaula, Hofsa, Naver, Helmsdale, Orkla, Shin, Oykel, Laxa-a-Asum, Varzuga and many more by bidding in this one off 50th Anniversary, Atlantic Salmon Trust Gala Auction. With 99 Lots of varying value, there is something for everyone. Be it, a premium Hamper from the team … Read More Atlantic Salmon Trust online 50th Anniversary Auction – Now Live
The producers of a new fly fishing film “CHALK” have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their project. The feature-length documentary will be a hymn to the chalk streams of southern England, examining how an accident of geography helped to shape not only the landscape but the sport of fly fishing. The team behind the project have a strong pedigree, consisting as it does of www.fishingbreaks.co.uk owner and author of The Life of a Chalkstream, … Read More CHALK – Be part of a New Fly Fishing Film!
There are two ways of going fly fishing. The first involves perfectly manicured river banks, deferential fishing guides and luxurious lodges. You book, you pay, you catch fish, and go home happy. The other is rather more rough and ready, often involving months of careful research; long distance travel in vehicles of little comfort and doubtful reliability; hiking; leaky and/or non-existent accommodation and food that makes army rations look like a gastronome’s dream. While there’s … Read More 5 Amazing Fly Fishing Adventure Films