Category: Fly Fishing News

Biggest Rainbow of the season at Rutland Water

Biggest Rainbow of the season at Rutland Water 11lb 14½oz specimen landed by Rik Varley from Yorkshire  Europe’s top anglers head to Rutland for the biggest match of the season Rutland Water hosts final of prestigious Anglian Water Airflo International. Full report next week Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe […]

Anglian Water Trout Fishing Sept 2nd

Rutland WaterFish week 258 (Season 19,259) Returns 68 (5,453) Rod average 3.79 (3.53) Another good week’s fishing with anglers reporting plenty of fish from around the reservoir. Boat anglers are taking the bulk of the fish with the main basin providing very quick limits with many fish around the 2lb mark, though a steady number […]

26lb Pike for Piotr at Pitsford

Anglina water trout and pike fishing Week ending 2 August 2015 In the race for victory in the Rutland Tuesday Night boat league it’s neck and neck between Richard Cooper and Keith Jones 26lb Pike for Piotr at PitsfordPerfect conditions for predator fishing as Piotr Krygier takes a personal best at Pitsford Rutland Water […]

Great summer trout sport at Grafham Water

Pic: Chris Halliday with the best brown trout taken at Rutland Water this week at 6lb 10oz. Rutland WaterFish week 508 (Season 16,672) Returns 230 (4,711) Rod average 2.2(3.53) Chris Halliday of Bourne visited Rutland Water for the first time on Saturday guided by Cameron Neil. They ventured down the North Arm where Chris was […]

Coastal salmon netting to be banned

The Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has warmly welcomed the trailblazing salmon conservation proposals announced by Scottish Government today. Under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003 Scottish Government is proposing to introduce a licensing system for the killing of wild salmon in Scotland and to prohibit “the taking of salmon outwith […]

Sizzling summer sport at Grafham Water

Latest News and Information from Week ending 19 July 2015 Sizzling summer sport at Grafham WaterRod average of 4.02 and superb fish Competition hotting up in Rutland’s Tuesday Night boat leagueRichard Cooper heads the leader board from Keith Jones Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe & Hollowell 01604 781350, Taverham […]

Anglian Water Trout Fishing July 14th

Latest News and Information from Week ending 12 July 2015 • It’s a fair cop – police match anglers net Rutland’s best fish of the week4lb 10½oz Rainbow for Stuart Hills4lb 8oz Brown for Dougie Valentine • Deal of the month Hardy Ultralite DD4000/5000/6000/7000RRP £229 – £249 Anglian Water price just £114.50Available from our tackle […]

River Dee fund grows to over £25,000

Generous anglers on the River Dee have donated more than £2,700 in the last year to help support the work of the charitable trust that works to care for the river. The donation scheme operated by Ballogie Estate, which manages the Ballogie, Carlogie and Commonty fishing beats above and below Potarch Bridge, has raised more […]

Anglian Water Trout Fishing June 24th

Exceptional sport at Grafham Water for brothers Dave and Des Burgess Dave nets 45 fish in 5 visits and Des lands 57 fish in 7 trips Simon’s 6lb 2oz Brown is best fish of the week at Pitsford Water Superb Brown for Bourne angler Simon Ashton  Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; […]

Bob Church receives an MBE

Bob Church awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours Congratulations to Bob Church of Northampton who has been made an MBE for services to angling.  Bob started out as a coarse angler but is now also a very highly respected fly fisherman. On the competition scene Bob’s medal tally includes team gold medals at […]

Anglian Water trout form June 16th

Rutland Water Fish week 912 (Season 11,642) Returns 277 (3,076) Rod average 3.29(3.78)Anglers have enjoyed a good week at Rutland Water with fish being caught in many areas both from the bank and boats.  A good number of over wintered fish are being taken by boat anglers.  A cracking 7lb 6oz Brown taken during the Tuesday […]

River Annan salmon netting closes

The Salmon and Trout Association (S&TA) has welcomed the decision by Dumfries and Galloway Council to close forthwith its major mixed stocks salmon netting station close to Annan in the Solway. This follows legal pressure from S&TA on the Council, including the threat of judicial review, that any decisions to allow stake netting to continue […]