The latest issue of Game Fisher’s Dairy includes the incredible picture and story of a near 50lb salmon landed on the fly from the River Tweed – the biggest from the famed Scottish borders river for years.
It fell to the rod of Edinburgh angler Jim Read, with expert assistance from ghillie Ian Farr, and is easily the biggest of the respected guide’s 25-year career on the river.
The mighty cock fish measured 50 inches long with a 25 inch girth and fell to a Gold Bodied Willie Gunn tube fly – and is the top story in the video magazine’s Fly Fishing News feature which, like all the videos in the current issue, is FREE TO VIEW online, on mobile and on Samsung Smart TVs and blu-ray players.
There’s also news on the sale of Hardy Grey’s, England’s huge win in the annual Bank International, Rutland Water’s biggest brown trout of the year and a record-nudging grayling taken on the fly.
Plus there’s a special report from Hugh Miles on the desperate outlook for many of the UK’s famous chalk streams and rivers, entitled ‘Our Rivers In Crisis’, and featuring Paul Knight of the Salmon And Trout Association who discusses the STA’s formal complaint to the European Union on the issue.As always the issue is packed with great video for fly anglers all over the world – other highlights of the issue include:
Put To The Test
Rae Borras pays his dues to most quintessential of all British chalk streams, the River Test.
Creatures Of The Black Lagoon
Steve Townson’s incredible, action-packed fishing adventure into the Amazon Basin, home to over 3,000 species of fish…
Home For Salmon The Salmon Experience: Spectacular footage of taking fish as we experience what it’s like to hook and play a big salmon on the fly.
Hardy consultant Mark Roberts with a demonstration on casting with a double handed fly rod.
Trout Fly Of The Month
Robbie Winram demonstrates how to tie the CDC Buzzer, a fly that sits in the surface film.
Bassassins: Home Run
Brilliant small mouthed bass sport in an urban environment…
Fly HighThe cameras follow the progress of venue owner Martin Fleetwood as he sets about targeting the trout at his own Duncton Mill Fishery.
All this and much more is FREE TO VIEW online, on mobile and on Samsung Smart TV in Issue 14 of Game Fisher’s Diary – just click on the link below to get going and use the arrows to scroll through the playlist.
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