Grayling Fishing with Steve Skuce

Grayling Fidler

It was a great pleasure to have Steve Skuce and his wife Honor along to our meeting on Thursday 23rd January 2020.  Steve began the evening with a brief overview of his experiences of grayling fishing and telling us why fishing for “the Lady” was his favourite sport.  He explained the pros and cons of the various methods of fishing, that he had tried French/Spanish leaders and Tenkara but didn’t favour either, preferring instead traditional styles and in that context stressed the importance of using a furled leader.  [...]

January 29th, 2020|

Mark Robson at Farmoor

John Poote at Sunset

As a relative newcomer to fly fishing and only having fished from the bank previously John Poote kindly offered to take me out on a boat to get some experience.The day was cold but bright and with the gentlest of breezes from the west. There were only 2 other boats out. John took us out on Farmoor 2 on the southern side and set up drifts from mark 5 down to 6. We were on Di7 and 8 using boobies for most of the day, a [...]

January 24th, 2020|

Down Deep and Dirty at Farmoor

John Poote and Keith Allison

December 29th 2019. After the Christmas festivities it was time to get out on the water for some fresh air and hopefully tight lines. Two other friends of John were in another boat . The weather was clement with 7 degrees, approx 8mph wind and sunny spells.  Having seen catch reports on Facebook and advice from the fishing lodge  the fish were deep down. We had to use Di7 and Di 8 lines fishing with snakelets and boobys. The colours being pink , red  and [...]

January 8th, 2020|