Whether you’re venturing out on lake or river, chances are a some point a niggling wind will spring up to ruin your presentation. This is especially true on those early spring outings when we’re plagued with unpredictable conditions. Nothing is worse now than being on a favourite beat only to be faced with a grueling downstream breeze.
Written by: Paul Procter
Come the New Year, our thoughts often turn to the season ahead and of course our fishing equipment. Regardless of whether you dabble with grayling during the colder months or not, it’s best to give your equipment the once over prior to a new season.
Generally speaking, October and November can provide us with memorable days when it comes to grayling. As the sun sinks ever lower each day, Large dark olives and Pale watery duns have their last fling before winter takes hold.
The ending of any trout season can be tinged with sadness for many fisherman, yet it also brings with it an overwhelming feeling of content satisfaction as well as offering an opportunity to reflect on the season that was.
A lot more popular these days, barbless hooks are fish friendly when practicing C&R.
With summer officially over, it’s time to think about ditching the shorts and T-shirts and focus on wardrobe essentials for autumn.
Although grayling technically come into season on June 16th, for those wielding trout rods the dawn of October is when our thoughts switch to them proper.
Wearing a scarf in summer can feel antithetical to the season. You just ditched the layers, after all, and it feels delicious simply to throw on a pair of shorts and a T-shirt before heading out.