Chalkstreams, Fly-fishing,, London, Trout, Urban rivers, Wandle, Writing

Spinners in south London

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Can it really be 10 years since I wrote my first article for

Well, yes, it probably can.

Since 2003, Simon Lewin’s little Fish&Fly website has grown up into a truly international publishing brand that’s now known as MacNab Media. And while I’m still sometimes rocking that vintage LL Bean realtree fleece (possibly the first camo-print fishing fleece ever seen in Europe or the UK?) fashions have moved on too, and so has my own writing career.

With so many other changes afoot, I’m all the more thrilled to be working with Simon’s successors again, contributing a new series of features dubbed The Urbantrout Diaries for reasons which are probably already kinda obvious.

Please click through to read my first episode, which has just been published today!