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.
In this episode a sudden plummet in temperatures and late April hail & snow forces a change of venue. This turns out to work in David's favour as he discovers a pool full or rising fish in the cool, clean waters of the Peak District's river Derwent.
In this episode David discovers some beautiful water close to home. Fly fishing using traditional spiders and nymphs on the river Loxley in Sheffield. The season has just opened and insect life is still sparse so prospecting the stream, looking for the likely lies is the order of the day.
In this episode David visits Ladybower reservoir in the Peak District in search of early season rainbows. The deep mysterious waters of this large water are home to some jumbo rainbows as well as the mysterious sunken villages of Ashopton and Derwent.