Lower Derwent fishing

Some solace from the slower water

First up, I had a couple of hours on the lower beat of the Seven last week. Same old story of the season, only one fish. This was on a tungsten beaded nymph: Well, no blank I suppose. Anyhow, today I repaired to the Derwent down the bottom of the field to see if anything […]

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Pickering Beck

Come on fish! Where are you hiding??

Time to put a stop to this fairly dismal run of form. The season has been pretty dire so far and there’s not much of it left to put things right. So it was up to Pickering Beck to stop the rot and pull out some decent quarry. Right, 7.5ft 3wt Burns, furled leader, short […]

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