Fishing News Roundup 116

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Anglers asked not fish on Powys rivers Wye and Usk during hot weather

Powys County Times

Story: Ruairi Walsh

Anglers are being urged not to fish on a certain section on the Rivers Wye and Usk during the current heatwave. The Wye and Usk Foundation is requesting a pause on fishing on sections of the rivers near Builth Wells and Brecon until the hot weather – that the country has been enjoying over recent days – lowers in order to protect salmon numbers. Read more…

Anglers battle open water swimmers over prime fishing spot

Daily Echo

Story: Matt Davey

A ROW has broken out between infuriated anglers and open water swimmers over the use of a lake in Bishopstoke. Withymead Meadows along the River Itchen has been leased to Eastleigh and District Angling Club for 60 years, with members fishing from and preserving the Site of Specific Scientific Interest (SSSI) – making the area a hive for wildlife. Read more…

How Britain’s filthy rivers left me 24 hours from death by Feargal Sharkey

LBC News

Story: Stephen Rigley

I still have the words ringing in my ears. It was my last day as an outpatient as I was recovering from Weil’s disease, a nasty illness which can cause liver damage, jaundice and kidney failure; doctors assumed I’d caught it while out in England’s rivers pursuing my passion of fly-fishing. The consultant who’d been treating me outlined just how serious my condition had been: “Feargal, you were about 24 hours away from leaving this mortal coil”. Read more…

Fly Fishing Fundamentals: Techniques, Flies, and Equipment

Intelligent Living

Story: Jennifer Barns

Ah, the world of fly fishing – a realm where time seems to slow, and the dance between angler and water takes center stage. As a seasoned fisherman, I understand the profound connection between the art of casting, the allure of various fly patterns, and the trusty gear accompanying us on every fishing expedition. Join me as we delve into the soulful realm of fly fishing, where techniques, flies, and equipment intertwine to create an experience that resonates with nature’s rhythm. Read more…

Another Catch for Lewis

Lewis Miller lands another great salmon on a recent trip to Iceland.

Lake of Menteith 23rd August 2023

Ken Bruce

Well, that’s it for today. See you next time…

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