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Snow, Icy Grayling & BFFI 2013

It’s been a busy ol’ weekend. As a number of you know, I’m resident of the lovely Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales – which sits snugly at the top of the South Wales valleys and at the base of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Okay, so our snow levels are nowhere near the levels seen on the […]

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BFFI 2012

What can I say!? What a fantastic show! I’m still tired after the show three days later, but really chuffed about the number of you guys who popped by to say hello or stopped for a chat, and absolutely blown away by the requests to sign fly boxes, cards, etc. Amazing. The highlight of the […]

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BFFI 2012 – It’s Here!

That’s right folks, the 10th anniversary of the British Fly Fair is just two days away and the excitement is building! Read more and see the flies over on Gareth Lewis Fly Fishing >>>

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Catchups, Wild Streams, and Photo Marathons

Wow, I can only say wow! 2012 started busy, and it just jeeps getting busier and better! The busy-ness, of course, is the reason for my lack of real posts lately, and my apologies for not updating the blog as often as I’d like. With some fantastic guided trips out this year (and plenty more booked […]

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Exciting New Events For 2012

Boy oh boy, and I thought 2011 was busy! It’s only January 26th and the year has started with a fantastic bang! With a host of guided fishing trips, casting lessons and, surprisingly, quite a lot of personal fishing being undertaken throughout this last month. Fly orders have been very popular also, with orders flying […]

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MRA Auction – River Selection Fly Box Complete…And Awaiting One Lucky Winner!

Regarding my previous post outlining my lots available to bids via the Fly Forums Monnow Rivers Association Auction, Lot 44 (River Selection Fly Box) is now complete and waiting for the final bid on December 2nd. The below shots feature just a few of the two dozen flies…just to whet the appetite… To take a […]

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Gwent Angling Winter Fly Tying Classes

The Gwent Angling Society’s annual winter fly tying classes will be starting once again on Monday 21st November 2011 at Ponthir Village Hall, Caerleon, at 7pm-9pm. The event will run each Monday until the end of February 2012, and each week a fully qualified instructor will cover a broad spectrum of tying skills, styles, and […]

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Monnow Rivers Association Auction 2011 – Happy Bidding!!!

In conjunction with the Fly Fishing Forums, the fantastic Monnow Rivers Association are holding their annual Monnow Auction, which sees lots presented from a host of riparian owners, fly fishing guides, instructors, fly tiers, as well as a bounty of other piscatorial goodies, and I’m proud to be donating two (2) lots which may interest […]

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Pre-Demo Tyings…

Clockwise Left to Right – Caenis Spinner (#32), Olive Paradun (#24), Chironomidae Emerger (#24), Chironomidae Pupa (#22), Chironomidae Larva (#28). Preparing for a weekend-long fly tying demo takes some doing. My gear is nearly packed and ready, and a selection of flies are ready to be placed in their fly clips this coming Saturday for […]

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North Wales Country Fair 2011

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been added to the list of guest fly tiers at this year’s North Wales Country Fair at Rhiwlas, Bala, North Wales, and which takes place on the weekend of 13th & 14th of August 2011. I will be joining the ranks of Gwilym Hughes, Louis Noble, Dai Jones, Trevor […]

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