River Seven, Yorkshire

Tamed by the tamer beat of the Seven

Most of my attention on the River Seven lately has been on the new stretch, a tumbling, boulder-strewn frenetic moorland river. Time therefore to see how the lower beat is faring – a more sedate section of the river, in keeping with the gentler contours of the surrounding farmland. The day had a faint nip […]

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Small stream fishing

How to irritate the Gods of Angling

Boy, the Gods of Angling had some fun with me today. I suppose it was largely my fault and that I should have known better. Here’s the story. I was off to a small stream known to hold some meaty trout, both browns and rainbows (the latter being refugees from a number of nearby trout […]

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