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Trout and Grayling in the UK

I have been fly fishing for a long time, but only recently began fishing for trout. And when a business trip took me overseas this fall, I spent my Halloween fishing the historic Itchen River with local guide Andrew. 543 more words

Fly Fishing

Annual Christmas Fish

Well its that time of year when I get out between Christmas and New Year (or try to) and fish for Grayling when I don’t have other commitments. 266 more words


Cutthroat Surprise

“I’m gonna win. There’s no way I’m goin’ down. I don’t go down for nobody”.

-1940’s Boxer, Jake LaMotta

A local tailwater river that I frequently dry-fly on has a healthy population of sizeable rainbow trout. 272 more words

The Last Day of Trout Season

The morning started off perfectly, I got up, got out the door and on the road by 7am, and the weather was fantastic! Crisp, clean, and hardly any wind. 1,019 more words

Fly Fishing


Overheard at a pumpkin bin:

“Look at all the pumpkins. You know they’re not just carving them anymore…they’re painting em too! They’re painting em! Isn’t that something?” 56 more words


Recently I’ve been reading some articles written by Tony Hayter about the high priest of dry fly purism, Frederic Halford.

The following passage in particular piqued my interest. 843 more words

Alan Bulmer