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.
This applies to all us fisher folk if we are honest. The fish aren’t biting. The water is too warm. They don’t want the flies I fish. They don’t fight very well.
Dorset possesses not only a stunning coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the U.K., but also boasts bucolic rolling hills and vast woodland wilderness, perfect for those who favour long walks and hikes. It is also a decidedly dog-friendly destination.