In this episode, David is fly fishing for salmon on the Aberdeenshire Dee. The Dee is surrounded by beautiful woodlands with birds of prey overhead and red squirrels climbing the pine trees. There are Salmon running the river, but will David connect with the king of fish?
Just a quick update to let you know I've just had some routine hernia surgery so I will be out of action until the new year. The podcast will be back on the river bank in January 2019. I wish you a very happy Christmas & New Year.
In this episode David talks to the CEO of Atlantic Salmon Trust - Mark Bilsby. In a wide ranging discussion about Atlantic Salmon we hear about the work of the Trust to tag and track Salmon in the Moray Firth, helping to uncover the reasons behind declining stocks of this majestic fish.
In this episode David gets stuck in to some saltwater fly fishing at Filey Brigg on the Yorkshire Coast. Small Coalfish are the order of the day with the chance of Bass Mackeral, Pollock & Wrasse. Listen as he explores the rocky gulleys and kelp filled pools on the incoming tide.
In this episode David is chasing wild brown trout in gin clear water and glaring sun. Stealthy tactics and difficult casts are required on this beautiful tree lined stream. Will the net get wet in these challenging conditions?
In this episode David experiments with a brand new fly pattern and fishes a static fly to midge sipping rainbows. It's a cold winters day fly fishing at Barlow Trout Fishery in North Derbyshire but the fish still seem to be feeding!
In this episode David has a red letter day with perfect conditions in the heart of Swaledale. Whilst encountering some fine wild brown trout on the nymph, David also discusses the benefits of tweed caps and his love of miserable weather.