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.
Stars put flat caps in the limelight now and then—think David Beckham, and Brad Pitt, to name just a few—but the low-profile hat rises well above the fashion whims of famous blokes.
In between all the walks, sleeping and feeding times, there’s one extra activity that makes dog ownership oh so rewarding… playtime! Not only is playing games together great fun, they are also excellent ways to help strengthen the bond between you and your dog, encourage communication, as well as keeping your dog entertained and sufficiently ‘tired out’ when it comes to bedtime.
The start of jumper season is upon us, and it’s cosy consolation for the end of summer. If we must say farewell to warm, sunny days, at least we have our favourite knits to cuddle up in whilst enjoying a cuppa.
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.