Tag: Fly Fishing News

Bob Church Gets Into The Rutland Rainbows

Fresh from being on presentation duty in the Bob Church Classic at Rutland Water (SEE VIDEO NEWS BULLETIN), the man himself has been enjoying some top class fly fishing of his own on the Leicestershire reservoir. “Rutland Water, the country’s largest trout water at 3,300 acres is always the last to open. It was worth […]

Grampian’s River Initiative

With the salmon fishing season about to commence on all of Grampian’s rivers over the next few weeks, a new initiative has been launched to raise awareness of the potential impact of wildlife crime on the regions waterways.   The initiative will see river crime warning and information boards distributed to 9 of the regions major […]

Fine Rainbow To Mark Quinney

On the trout front Packington Somers has produced a fine 14lb 2oz rainbow to Lapworth angler Mark Quinney, who was fishing Cocks Close. The venue has been in decent winter form over the last week with 90 anglers catching 225 fish, including another nice rainbow of 8lb 4oz to Chris White. The Great Pool has […]

Doubles Tops For Taylor

Atherstone angler Ade Taylor took the biggest fish of the week at Packington Trout Fishery – a fine 13lb rainbow trout that fell from the bank on a Cat’s Whisker lure and an intermediate line on Cocks Close. There were several other stand-out catches to Midlanders in the last week. Phil Nott’s six-fish catch on […]

Surprise 20lb Carp On The Fly

The biggest fish of the Bob Church Vice President’s Trophy held at Ravensthorpe on Sunday was a cracking 7lb 14oz rainbow caught by Stuart Eggleton. However, the surprise fish of the day was caught by Ravensthorpe regular Graham Smith – a 20lb common carp which took an orange Blob!Richard Slater won the event with a […]

Go Heavy At Ravensthorpe

With the continuing mild weather the trout have been active in the top two feet of water at Ravensthorpe reservoir and there have been reports of some surface sport to dries and traditional wet fly fishing.  However, a number of anglers have chosen to fish with slow sinking lines and lures (Minkies etc) and have […]