River flies

A farewell to Frog’s Fanny

A few posts ago Luke asked if I could provide instructions for tying the foam-headed emerger that I use a lot so today that’s what I’m doing. I should say that I am not the world’s greatest fly-tier and purists would find a lot to criticise, justifiably, about my efforts. Nonetheless, over the past ten […]

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Lower Derwent fishing

Nothing wrong with a dead maggot

I’m off down south for a few days and I knew I still had some maggots in the fridge that were getting on a bit so decided a quick session down at the river would be in order. I’d walked the dogs earlier and noted that the level was well down after the recent rain […]

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