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Join The Fish Fight at www.fishfight.net

This one is doing the rounds in blog-land at present, and damn-rightly so too! Not one to normally get stuck into the politics of things, this pretty much grabs my attention. ‘Every day far out at sea…half the fish caught in the North Sea are being thrown back dead’. The campaign, being led by TV […]

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Rise Of The E-Zine – Ten & Two: The Angler’s Journey

…No one goes fishing and just goes fishing. There’s a whole culture surrounding the sport. One journey might take us far a-field; another might keep us close to home. What remains constant is the fact that the path is not straight. We eat, we drink, we observe, we laugh, we talk, we explore, we learn […]

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Hello 2011!!! (or, “Jeez! 2010 Was One Hell Of A Busy Year!”)

Before I begin my re-cap of 2010, I’d just like to wish you guys, the readers of FFISW.com, a wonderful and happy New Year! May all your lines be tight in 2011! What a year here at Fly Fishing in South Wales, and it’s simply flown by! I’ve also, somehow, managed to neglect my fishing […]

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FFISW Is On Facebook!

Fly Fishing in South Wales goes Social – facebook.com/ffisw Yup, that’s right folks, I’ve finally gone and done it; Fly Fishing in South Wales is now on Facebook. Whether this is a good/bad decision, only time will tell, but for now we’ll just sit back throughout the Christmas holidays and wait and see. In a […]

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FFISW Digs OrvisNews.com

OrvisNews.com– FFISW digs it! Orvis are, once again, pushing the boundaries in social networking circles with their new (well, 2 months old), uber-cool OrvisNews.com blog, a website featuring fly fishing, hunting, and conservation blog posts (to name just a few), high quality photos, videos, and much more. While many other manufacturers are happy to produce […]

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Killer Shrimp Update: S&TA and Angling Trust Issue Warning

Following my previous blog-post regarding Dikerogammarus villosus (now known as the ‘Killer Shrimp’), the Salmon & Trout Association and the Angling Trust have now issued guidelines to anglers to help contain spread of invasion: In September, sharp-eyed anglers fishing on Grafham Water, Rutland, found a new species of shrimp. This was identified by the EA […]

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Agency Urges Caution For River Users During Spawning Season

Environment Agency Wales is urging users of rivers in South Wales (specifically, the Taff, Usk, and Wye catchments) to take extra care due to the current spawning activities of salmon and sea-trout. The Agency has received reports of people using the rivers Wye and Usk on sensitive spawning grounds in recent weeks. Knowingly disturbing fish […]

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Dikerogammarus villosus: The ‘Killer Shrimp’

Dikerogammarus villosus (‘Killer Shrimp’). Click to enlarge. Following the news and confirmed sighting of the aptly named ‘Killer Shrimp’ (Dikerogammarus villosus) by the Environment Agency in two sites in Wales (described by the EA as ‘particularly vicious and destructive’), both the EA and DEFRA are urging ALL to be vigilant when out fishing, walking along […]

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Fly Fishing in South Wales: A ‘Fly Fishing Blog To Be Reckoned With’…which is nice…

Not one to normally blow my own preverbial trumpet, the guys over at online fly fishing tackle retailer, Fishtec, have written a rather nice, and very much appreciated article entitled ‘Fly fishing blogs to be reckoned with’, and which features your very own, Fly Fishing in South Wales. I have to say, I’m rather touched! […]

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Winter Midging With Simms

As I’ve mentioned previously, things are a little crazy-busy here at FFISW, however, things are set to relax over the next couple of weeks where I’ll, finally, be able to get back to writing some nice content for the site (several nice articles are already in the works). To keep things moving, however (and in […]

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