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New FFISW Article

Early in 2010 I submitted an article entitled ‘Keeping Things Simple: A Guide To Fishing Small Streams’ (an introductory guide to fishing small streams) to the fab people at the Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Magazine and, just a few months ago, the article was published within their August 2010 edition. Feel free to read […]

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The Source: New Zealand

Since I was little I’ve been captivated by the rivers and streams here in South Wales. Their beauty and surroundings are something so special to me I wouldn’t change them for the world. That said, I’ve always daydreamed of fishing New Zealand; it’s glacial surroundings look so jaw droppingly beautiful and the trout so huge, […]

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Catch Magazine – Issue #12

Again, breathtaking photography; the Clouds and Fins and Sins articles feature some truly awesome photography. For some reason, I also perked up when seeing the Beer feature…don’t know why that could be… Click to view Issue #12

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Sustainability Committee: Access to Inland Water in Wales – The Results

The moment a lot of us have been waiting for is now here, and the results are available via the link below. I’ll leave it to you guys to decide whether the below document is good or bad news, but it definitely makes for some rather interesting reading. From the report it’s easy to see […]

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Access to Inland Water Inquiry Results Announced Tomorrow

For those who have been following the National Assembly for Wales Sustainability Committee’s Access to Inland Water inquiry, the Committee will finally be launching their report at the Cardiff International White Water Centre in Cardiff Bay during the 2010 Waterways Conference (jointly sponsored by British Waterways and Environment Agency Wales) tomorrow, Wednesday 16th June. The […]

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Catch Magazine – Issue #10

Two days until the start of the new trout season and the already-painful levels of excitement, madman craziness and anxiousness have reached even greater heights, and no thanks to the guys at Catch Magazine. The usual and amazing levels of jaw dropping and truly inspirational photography are present, and just check out the shots in […]

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On The Fly with John Bailey (Episode 12)

For those of you who are missing summer evenings with generous hatches, rising fish, an inkling of dry fly action, and where it’s warm enough for you to actually go fishing in a t-shirt instead of multiple layers of damn thermals, here’s a video from Horse & Country TV. If you ignore the annoying narrative, […]

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National Assembly’s ‘Round-Table Sessions’ to Start Shortly

It’s been a little while since I’ve mentioned anything regarding the Support for Welsh Rivers campaign or the National Assembly for Wales’ ‘Access to inland water in Wales’ inquiry, but there will be more critically important sessions taking place very soon. The first of the ’round-table sessions’ will begin on Monday January 18th and will […]

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Catch Magazine – Issue #9

Happy New Year everyone, and what better way to bring in 2010 than with a new Catch release! Once again the guys at Catch Magazine show the world how online magazines are created, with lashings and lashing of style! Issue #9 is once again outstanding, and the quality of the photography is, as always, jaw […]

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Sustainability Committee Inquiry (03/12/2009)

The latest evidence session took place on Thursday 3rd December and, this time, saw the Sports Council for Wales presenting their evidence. To view previous evidence sessions, or to read the relevant transcripts, please see below. Coverage of Previous Evidence Sessions: Evidence Session #4 (12/11/2009) Watch Coverage | Read Transcript Evidence Session #3 (05/11/2009) Watch […]

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