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S&TA Event – An Evening For Game Anglers

A last minute call-up sees me added as a potential fly tier to tomorrow evening’s Salmon & Trout Association event, run by their Cardiff branch, and entitled ‘An Evening For Game Anglers’ event. Admission to the evening is free (S&TA membership not required) and will take place at Churchill’s Hotel, Cardiff (No.3 Llandaff Place, Cardiff […]

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Gwent Angling Society Mentoring Day (03/04/2011)

The Gwent Angling Society will be running their annual Mentoring Day on the River Usk on Sunday 3rd April 2011, and will cater for both single and double-handed casting/fishing for both beginners and seasoned veterans. This fantastic event is run by fully insured and professional qualified game angling instructors of the Game Angling Instructors Association, […]

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New Beginnings, Secret Streams, And The First Brown Trout of 2011

The weekend started rather well, exactly the way it ended. A bacon sandwich and a good coffee to start any Saturday morning is a rather good Saturday morning indeed by my book. A short while later and I was shaking hands with my client for the next two hours who’d booked a casting lesson; happily […]

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Early Spring Beauty (or Damn, That Was A Big Fish!)

I fished today with Rob, who I’ve been meaning to fish with for a long time and, after a year or so of planning, we finally managed to get out for a little time on the water. The plan was to get out onto the lower reaches now that the trout season is in full […]

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New Booking Dates Available: Easter & May Bank Holidays

That’s right folks, why not work off all that lovely Easter and May Bank Holiday indulgence with a relaxing guided day on the water, or by working on a few new casting techniques? I am happy to announce that I am now taking bookings for April 22nd to May 2nd (inclusive), so get in fast […]

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GAIA (South Wales) Mentoring Day

Saturday saw the gathering of a number of instructors from the South Wales area, as well as a great number of our instructor-cousins from across the border in England, at the Gwent Angling Society waters of Ty Mawr. The day was open to any/all GAIA members who wished to further their personal development and understanding […]

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Casting In The Wind

A great video doing the rounds on a range of blogs at the moment is a short snippet of great casting advice from the guys over at On The Fly Productions and, specifically, their great new DVD, Casts That Catch Fish. Carl McNeil, a New Zealand based fly fishing guide and Federation of Fly Fishers […]

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Busy Days & Busy Nights – A Weekly Round-Up

It’s been a good two weeks; busy but good. The acquisition of additional committee responsibilities, fly tying demonstrations, viewing a new venue suitable for my clients’ fly casting instruction, my own casting practice, and I even managed to fit in a little fishing. Busy? Me? Not much! MTAA Annual Presentation Night Last Wednesday evening saw […]

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CLA Game Fair 2011

Well, it’s a go! Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire is set to be this year’s host to the mighty fly fishing event of the year, the CLA Game Fair (July 22nd-24th). I’ll be there relaxing and enjoying the sights working with GAIA again this year, so if you’re planning on attending the fair over any of it’s […]

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Gareth Lewis Fly Fishing Is Now Live!

Gareth Lewis Fly Fishing is now online and, as a Professional Game Angling Instructor, I will be using the new website to promote my game angling instruction and guiding services in and around the River Taff here in South Wales. Whether you are brand new to fly fishing, or have been fishing for years; would […]

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