Twelve Chiltern Club members gathered at Wherwell for the annual grayling fishing weekend, and to enjoy the excellent food and hospitality provided by Hughie and Eileen O’Reilly.

The weather conditions were incredibly mild for the time of year, and really warm and bright towards the end of the Saturday morning, with just a light easterly breeze – at least until the Sunday afternoon when the wind started to pick up a bit and made casting – and particularly up-stream nymphing – very difficult.

But the fishing conditions weren’t easy at any [...]