Archive for September, 2012

Stop the spread: Fighting back against invasive species

When it comes to identifying and dealing with aquatic invasive non-native species, can there be anyone better equipped than a bunch of motivated, knowledgeable anglers?  Well, sometimes, yes. But everyone has to start somewhere, and it never hurts to know more about the actual and potential threats to your favourite river, newly-restored or not… It’s […]

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Fly Fishers' Republic, Invasive non-native species, River restoration, Writing Sep 27 2012

Urban fly-fishing breaks cover in Shooting Times

I’m delighted to announce that my latest Trout in Dirty Places flavoured feature has just appeared in this week’s issue of Shooting Times. The article focuses on urban fly-fishing opportunities for trout and grayling in Britain’s market towns including Fakenham, Leominster and Tiverton, and I’ve also (briefly!) addressed the vital role that’s played by good […]

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Fly-fishing, Grayling, Media coverage, Shooting Times, Trout, Trout in Dirty Places, Writing Sep 20 2012