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Pike Fishing on Chew Valley Reservoir with Ben Bangham

Pike Fishing

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

Fly Fishing for Specimen Perch at Chew Valley Lake

Fly Fishing for Perch

Bristol Water fishery ranger, Jake Belgium talks us through the in’s and out’s of fly fishing for perch at Chew Valley Reservoir. Jake has caught many perch over the magical 4lb mark on the fly, a brilliant achievement indeed!  As the fly fishing season on Chew Valley progresses into its final few months the one species that I love catching the most start to show up in huge numbers. That is the perch. These wonderful … Read More Fly Fishing for Specimen Perch at Chew Valley Lake