Mike’s Fly Tying

This is an easy fly to tie and represents most common insects, it differs from the English version by having a thorax with a grey feather slip over its head representing a wing case. Tie it on 14s & 16s and on a longer hook size say a 12s it represents those longer bodied damsels/& […]

mikes fly fishing tips

carrying landing net made easy IMG_5251 flyline cleaning and care IMG_5250 (1) wading staff IMG_4727 (2) nail knot fly line connect IMG_5253 IMG_5254

Spinner and Lure fishing

Spinning A technique where a spinning lure is used to entice the fish to bite.   Spinners Lure Fishing A fishing lure is a type of artificial fishing bait which is designed to attract a fish’s attention. The lure uses movement, vibration, flash and colour to bait fish. Spinning rods will be designed to go […]

river wyre levels

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bailliff walk about

  I arranged the first Beat walk in August 2017 for all new & existing club members. The weather was kind to us with plenty of sunshine, as we all met up at The Grapes car park for 10 am.   The first stop was Kippax beat, after parking up, we walked into the first […]

Mike Lonsdales Casting Clinic

Saturday May 6th. 10.30 a.m. saw a group of members gathered at the Grapes Hotel car park for a casting lesson from Mike, but his enthusiasm dictated that by the time I had struggled out of my car class had commenced down on the

Barries fly fishing for pike

Pike fly fishing Welcome hope this helps First of all The rod 9ft or longer pref #9wt line With the banks on the river I prefer a 13ft rod 10wt line THE REEL try to match with rod but don’t go smaller Landing net if you don’t know how to handle pike Use a decent […]