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Fly Fish the infamous Zambezi River this year...

June 8th, 2016 by RodsOnRivers - 0 comments
  Fly Fishing for Tiger Fish on the River Zambezi    This October 2016, Orvis Ambassador Marina Gibson will be escorting a select group of anglers for a week-long stay at the delightful Kasaka River Lodge beside the mighty Zambezi River with Wild & Exotic Travel. Guests will fish in pairs...
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Fantastic fishing in Northern Ireland, an untold story...

May 5th, 2016 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
  Fantastic fishing in Northern Ireland, an untold story... The Honourable The Irish Society owns extensive fishing rights in Northern Ireland and seeks to manage these in a sustainable way that allows for local and visiting anglers to enjoy reasonably priced fishing, in return for the income being...
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Trout Fishing in New Zealand

May 5th, 2016 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
Naturally Stunning, Stunningly Natural A fantastic new fishery has joined the growing ranks of fisheries partnering with  DARK SKY fishery is based on South Island in New Zealand in the Mackenzie Country and sits inside the...
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The Halladale - Exceptionally unspoilt and productive fishings

May 5th, 2016 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
  The Halladale - Exceptionally unspoilt and productive fishings   The Halladale River is a productive highland spate river with a five year average catch of 759 salmon and grilse.   The fishable river is about 15 miles in length and flows through beautiful wilderness scenery into...
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Last minute prime Dee salmon Fishing

April 19th, 2016 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
We have this morning been advised that the following prime Dee spring fishing has become available One rod on 16th – 18th May at Ballogie at a cost of £140 per rod/day, ideally to be taken as three days but individual days would be considered. Details of the beat below, interested parties should...
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New available fishing on the River Tay

December 23rd, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
  Atholl Sporting are proud to represent some of the finest fishing available and they have been appointed by the new management team at Delvine Burnbane fishings on the Tay to assist with the marketing of the beat.   Delvine Burnbane Fishings  Summary   The beat is located...
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That Sinking Feeling...

December 23rd, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
There I was waist deep in the Deveron and I suddenly felt a cold left foot and as I waded a bit deeper a wet right knee. Damn!  I had just walked down a track which had gorse and a few brambles along the side of it and in places I had had to push them out of the way.  I must have managed to get a few...
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The 2015 Fishing Census Results

November 18th, 2015 by RodsOnRivers and Strutt & Parker - 0 comments
  The 2015 Fishing Census by RodsOnRivers and Strutt & Parker The digital revolution has transformed the way we do business and communicate in our daily lives.   GunsOnPegs and RodsOnRivers now has over 85,000 members combined and continues to grow steadily....
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The Atlantic Salmon and its future in UK Rivers

October 28th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
  There had been much written and much more again said about the Wild Fisheries Review taking place in Scotland and the impact that this would have on people going to fish in Scotland. One of the most controversial proposal was the introduction of a “kill licence”.     The...
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Fishing in Canada on a budget...

October 28th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
  Canada, a vast wild country and a Mecca for game fishermen from all over the world.  Most of who head to the west coast in pursuit of Pacific salmon, steelhead and giant halibut which inhabit the waters of the North Pacific.   Most of these trips are once in a lifetime trips due to the...
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A weekend of sport at the Arundell Arms

July 29th, 2015 by Edd Morrison - 0 comments
  Having helped run the RodsOnRivers website for over two and a half years now, I thought it was about time that I booked a weekend to go fishing down in Devon at the infamous Arundell Arms. The Arundell Arms as many of you will know is recognised as one of the finest fishing destinations and fishing hotels in...
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Iceland is on Fire!

July 29th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
Iceland is on fire The salmon season is now in fully up and running and this season is showing signs of being a classic.   Iceland had a very cold and very snowy winter followed by a cold spring and the continued cooler weather whilst not being ideal for the anglers is certainly very conducive to the...
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Kayak Fishing

Something Different - Kayak Fishing in the UK

July 29th, 2015 by Jonny Stephenson - 0 comments
  Fishing has been a huge part of my life since I was small, I can still remember the thrill that I felt when outwitting one of the fat Rudd that lived in the village rectory pond.   One thing led to another and I was soon cycling to my local rivers lure rod in hand exploring every nook and cranny...
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Norwegian bars of silver...

July 27th, 2015 by Victor Abbott - 0 comments
  After returning from a fantastic week on the River Stjordal at Kerjva Lodge near Trondheim, we look at the highs and lows of the group who took the week.   I have been taking groups of fisherman to this part of the river Stjordal for a number of years now and this year we were not short of action...
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Last Minute Rods Available in Scotland

May 20th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
One rod - River Naver 14th – 21st June 2015 One rod to join an established party. Fully catered (ex drinks)  accommodation in Syre Lodge.  Cost for the Fishing and the Lodge £2,840 plus gratuities. Please email for more information Read More

The Land of Fire and Ice - and Ice Age Monsters

May 19th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
Lake Thingvellir is the second biggest lake in Iceland and reaches depths of more than 110m It is also home to the biggest brown trout found in Iceland and perhaps the world, fish that are believed to have come up this way 10.000 years ago as a sea trout and to have been landlocked at the end of the last ice age....
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It’s not all Doom and Gloom...

May 19th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
There has been much written of late about the very poor salmon fishing season so far in 2015 but of late, with the exception of a few rivers, there has been an upturn in the numbers being caught and in amongst them some red letter days. On the Tay in particular catches have risen significantly with a recent rise in...
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Huge Spring Salmon from the River Lyon

May 19th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
Tom Buchanan fishing the South Chesthill beat on the River Lyon has caught what is believed to be the biggest fly caught salmon so far this season at 35 pounds. Tom is the longest tenant on South Chesthill Estate having fished there since 1972. Tom was fishing the Rock Pool and casting and fishing a short...
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Please pass this on to all those who fish on the Tweed

April 15th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
You will find below a very important message from the River Tweed Commission seeking your support as anglers.
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Late Availability Salmon and Sea Trout availability at Braelangwell Lodge, River Carron.

April 13th, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
Spectacular late spring fishing with excellent salmon, grilse and sea trout runs available due to unforeseen circumstances. Fishing for 4 or 5 rods, dependent on water height, on over 4 miles of the left bank with 34 named pools.  Additional fishing is available on our hill loch with sporting brownies. A...
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A rare chance to fish the River Naver...

March 23rd, 2015 by Iain Wood - 0 comments
Fantastic opportunity has arisen to join an established party of rods fishing the Syre beats on the river Naver, 14 – 21 June. The River Naver, located deep into the Highlands, is one of the best known private salmon rivers in Scotland. The river is fed by Loch Naver which enables good water flows to be...
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Bargain on the River Sunnudalsa in Iceland

March 19th, 2015 by Edd Morrison - 0 comments
We have a fantastic offer to fish one of Icelands hidden gems with extensive fishing for 4 rods. The price of the week (below) includes the Lodge which sleeps 8 people in 3 twin and 1 Double en-suite rooms, the fishing for 4 rods on the Sunnudalsa River which is 25kms of stunning crystal clear Icelandic fly water...
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Fly Fishing on the River Test

March 18th, 2015 by Edd Morrison - 3 comments
The Timsbury Fishery is made up of four individual beats providing fishing for up to two rods per beat per day over a mile and a half of both the Test and two carrier streams. The River Test is regarded as one of the finest chalk streams in the UK and is famous for its trout and grayling fishing. The middle...
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West Country Angling 2014 Season Report

March 17th, 2015 by David Chapman - 0 comments
Westcountry Angling Passport - 2014 Season Summary A warm year with long periods of dry weather made fishing very tough at times.  The general lack of migratory fish added to the difficulties for the salmon and sea trout anglers.  However, like any year, there was some good angling had and, let’s...
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West Sutherland Fisheries Trust Fund Raising Auction

October 29th, 2014 by Tony Rawlings - 0 comments
The West Sutherland Fisheries Trust is holding an auction to raise funds for it's work in protecting the salmon, sea trout and trout  of the West Sutherland area of Scotland. The auction ends on the 27th of November and there are a wide variety of lots from small gifts ideal for Christmas like whisky to a...
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FLY FISHER GROUP: Iceland Salmon Rivers Report 2014 and Looking forward to the 2015 Season

October 22nd, 2014 by Fly Fisher Group - 0 comments
Watch our Fly Fisher Group  Icelandic Salmon River Film HERE. Despite generally good water levels and some excellent 'snippets' of fishing at rivers likeRead More

A late Season bonanza on the Avon

October 22nd, 2014 by Edd Morrison - RodsOnRivers - 0 comments
A late season bonanza on the Avon   I was very fortunate to be invited to join two friends to fish on the Avon on the last weekend of September and what a day’s sport we had...   We drove down to Hampshire bright and early from my hosts Giles’ house in Hertfordshire and got down to...
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Have Your Say: The Fishing & Shooting Census 2014!

June 23rd, 2014 - 0 comments
  Be part of the Fishing & Shooting Census 2014!    Thank you to the 4,000 Members that took part in the Game Fishing & Shooting Census 2013.   We are now undertaking a follow-up census for 2014 to establish a greater understanding of shooting and fishing, and we would...
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SPECIAL OFFER! 25% off Scotland's 'Fishing Hotel of the Year' - East Haugh House

June 17th, 2014 - 0 comments
East Haugh House in Perthshire, which has just won 'Fishing Hotel of the Year' for the 6th year running at the 2014 Scottish Hotel Awards, has a very special deal for RodsOnRivers Members. To celebrate the hotel's 25th anniversary they are offering 25% off  either your fishing or...
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The River Spey - a Tay Ghillie goes on an adventure!!

June 17th, 2014 by FromField2StreamTV - 0 comments
Join Cohn O'Dea and Andy Richardson as they take a wee trip north to visit the River Spey. This short film takes you on this journey north and shows just how beautiful Scotland really is. Click...
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School rewards good behavior with fishing trips

June 17th, 2014 by Shooting UK - 0 comments
School fishing trips proved so popular in Yorkshire that some students are being rewarded for good behaviour with extra visits Schools in Yorkshire have begun offering fishing trips in return for good behaviour, after successful school trips to Fairview Fishing lakes. Mick Bradbury, who owns the two fishing...
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Mayday for Mayfly

May 19th, 2014 by Keith Perry - Telegraph - 0 comments
Experts say the storms and floods which battered Britain have decimated mayfly larvae which would normally be hatching into mature insects at this time of year and providing the best trout fishing. With some of the warmest temperatures of the year forecast this weekend, it would normally be perfect conditions for...
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Hooked on Cuba...Tarpon on the fly!

April 30th, 2014 by Edd Morrison - 0 comments
  After visiting Jardines de la Reina in Cuba last year I couldn’t wait to get back there with my surrogate fishing family. We had such an excellent time that we booked the same trip again just a week after we got back, but this time we were heading out in prime Tarpon...
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Don't be a Fool on the 1st April - Remember to Renew Your Fishing License!

March 18th, 2014 - 0 comments
It is that time of year again and we wanted to make sure that we reminded you to renew your fishing license with the Environmental Agency. Rod licence prices: 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 and the good news is that prices remain unchanged from last year. Read More

What are you looking at? How to use your eyes when speycasting!

March 4th, 2014 by Tom Bell - 0 comments
We’ve all seen it. In fact, I probably used to do it. In fact, I probably still do do it, but I really shouldn’t. It really serves no purpose whatsoever. What am I talking about? I’m talking about all those little affectations we have when we are casting. You know the ones, looking down the rod as...
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The Fishhunter Sonar App - Fisherman's friend or foe?

March 4th, 2014 - 0 comments
FishHunter is a portable fishfinding sonar designed for both novice and serious fishermen and women. It floats on the water and, thanks to its sonar transducer, tracks fish 30-40 meters below the surface.  Information about depth, temperature and the size of the fish is sent via Bluetooth to a smartphone located...
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Fishing Through The Floods - Did You?

February 4th, 2014 by James Horne, CEO of RodsOnRivers - 0 comments
You probably think I’ve gone bonkers as whilst much of the South East was flooded, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to visit Penshurst Trout fishery where I’ve just joined their syndicate on one of the few fine days we have recently enjoyed. I met up with Peter whom I had recently met on a trip...
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Sign This Petition To Protect Salmon Stocks

January 14th, 2014 - 0 comments
The Scottish Parliment: To reverse the decision by the Salmon Net Fishing Association of Scotland [SNFAS] to resume net fishing in the spring after a 14 year voluntary cessation. Read More

New Year New Rod! - Review of the Sage 10150-4 ONE

January 7th, 2014 by Tom Bell - 0 comments
So here’s the thing about 15 footers. I don’t really use them. Boooom. There’s the bomb. Why don’t I use them often? Well quite frankly there are better options and I simply don’t need that length of lever on most occasions in the UK. When would I use a long rod? When I...
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Filming on the Fly - Filmed on The Ribble and on The Teviot

December 9th, 2013 by Tom Bell - 0 comments
By Tom Bell, Qualified AAPGAI Instructor, What is the film about? Tom Bell recently posted Black River, a video he made about...
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Do you fancy fishing in Slovenia?

November 12th, 2013 - 0 comments
Slovenia’s waters and aquatic life are a paradise for anglers. In rivers, lakes and ponds of varying greenish tinges there live numerous species of freshwater fish, of which over 20 are of interest to anglers. The majority can be fished for and caught with artificial flies. But your hunt might have to be...
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Fishing the South Esk

November 5th, 2013 by James Horne - 0 comments
Fishing the South Esk with a group of friends is something to look forward to especially as it's owned by a Director of the Atlantic Salmon trust. After an evening flight to Edinburgh and an easy drive to Brechin we found ourselves in the incongrously named Indian restaurant 'The Swan'. A fine meal...
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Breaking the surface - Amazing fishing film!

October 22nd, 2013 - 1 comments
Breaking the surface is all about atlantic salmon going for the dry fly. No more, no less: pure passion. Location: St. Lewis River, Labrador, Canada. We found this piece of footage on Vimeo and thought it was so good that we would share it with all of you. Let us know your thoughts and if you have discovered...
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Mackerel stocks 'in good health' say Scottish fishing leaders

October 8th, 2013 by BBC - 0 comments
BBC News Newly-released scientific evidence shows mackerel stocks in the north east Atlantic are in "good health", Scottish fishing leaders have said. The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea has recommended an increase in quotas of more than 60% for 2014. The Scottish Pelagic...
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Pan-Fried Lemon Sole with Capers

October 1st, 2013 by Nick Stephens - 0 comments
Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tbsp plain flour 4 sole fillets 2oz, 50 g unsalted butter 1 lemon, thinly sliced 2 tbsp capers, drained Method: Place the flour on a plate, season and coat the fish on both sides.  Melt some of the butter in a large frying and add the lemon, cooking until lightly...
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Fieldsports Britain: Luck of the Irish: Simply Red's salmon, grouse and stag the O'Nab

October 1st, 2013 by Fieldsports Britain - 0 comments
View the full program - Luck of the Irish: Simply Red's salmon, grouse and stag Our very own James Horne has fished with Chris De Margary owner of the fabulous Glenmore Estate in Donegal, a...
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Mushroom Stuffed Trout

August 28th, 2013 by Nick Stephens - 0 comments
Serves four Ingredients: 400g, 14oz chestnut mushrooms, washed and quartered. 2 tsp olive oil and extra for brushing 1 shallot or small onion, finely chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 rainbow trout, cleaned and gutted Baking parchment  5 sprigs of dill, 1 chopped 2 –...
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The 2013 National Stillwater Championship

August 20th, 2013 by Paul West - 0 comments
Competition rules are to be to those of the individual heat fishery. In order to qualify for entry competitors must have raised a mimimum of £50 plus the fish ticket price in sponsorship. Contact your chosen venue for sponsorship forms. There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. 1st...
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Couple who love fishing marry in a river filled with salmon!

August 6th, 2013 by Daily Mail - 0 comments
Couple exchange vows knee-deep in the Buskin River, in Kodiak, Alaska Wedding rings presented in the mouths of two king salmon Pair then caught a couple of pink salmon to celebrate their union Most brides have a dream wedding that they try to create for their special day. For this bride, it's...
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REVEALED: Results of the Game Fishing & Shooting Census 2013

July 23rd, 2013 - 0 comments
We have the responses to many questions including;  How are fisheries stocked? Do most fisheries have a catch and release policy? How many times do people on average fish within a year? and much more....... So what does the census tell us? Launched at the Game Fair, with nearly 4,000 respondents...
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Game Fair: We can reveal what Rods really want!

July 16th, 2013 - 0 comments
Join us at the Game Fair where we will reveal the results of the Game Shooting and Fishing Census 2013 the UK’s most extensive survey of over 4000 Guns, Rods, Shoot & Fishery owners. Our results demonstrate a clear opportunity for shoots and fishery owners to significantly improve the service they offer...
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Try fly-fishing and you'll be hooked

July 2nd, 2013 by Spear's Wealth Management Magazine - 0 comments
What makes a grown man (or woman) want to stand in cold water up to his thighs (or worse), waving a rod in the air and attempting to land a tiny confection of feather and silk on the nose of a rising trout, while simultaneously attempting to evade natural hazards such as brambles up the backside, splashes up the...
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Fishing fly-tying master Megan Boyd's story told in film

June 26th, 2013 by BBC - 0 comments
A new documentary casts a light on the life and work of Megan Boyd who gained a reputation as one of the world's best makers of fishing flies.The way in which the film Kiss the Water came about is almost as intriguing as the woman herself. US director Eric Steel, who had never been to Scotland or fly-fished,...
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Simply Fishing On The River Finn in County Donegal with Chris de Margary

May 15th, 2013 - 0 comments
Flying into Belfast with Michael for the first time since the 1980's brought back some strong memories of when we both last worked there, it is wonderful how the times have changed for the better. Glenmore Lodge on the River Finn in County Donegal is approximately two hours’ drive passing by Londonderry...
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Donate Days To Fishing For Heroes For Increased Advertising on RodsOnRivers.

May 10th, 2013 - 0 comments
  We are delighted to announce that RodsOnRivers is now actively supporting Fishing For Heroes, a charity who help forces personnel who are suffering from emotional issues, after the horrors of active service, by providing fully funded fly...
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The Shooting & Fishing Census 2013 - Take part to win a day's shooting or fishing!

May 10th, 2013 - 0 comments
    Be a part of the Shooting and Fishing Census 2013 for a chance to win a day’s shooting or fishing.   The survey results will provide the shooting and fishing community with valuable feedback on many aspects of the sports and for each completed survey, we will make a donation...
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Fishing For Heroes: Join the Cast and Blast - 12th June, South of England

April 10th, 2013 - 0 comments
After the fantastic success of this event last year at Meon Springs and after everyone had said how much they had enjoyed the day, it was quickly decided that we needed to make this an annual event in the same location. Comprising of teams of 3 plus 1 celebrity you will spent your day clay pigeon shooting and fly...
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Fishing For Heroes Event - North East - 27th April

March 19th, 2013 - 0 comments
On April the 27th there is a fantastic fundraising day at Chatton Trout Fishery.  Including  afternoon of fishing competition, auction, raffle and hog roast; mixed in with good company and lots of fun, this promises to be an event not to be missed. Registration on the day is at 12.00 am and the...
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Fishing For Heroes Fundraising Event - 8th June

March 19th, 2013 - 0 comments
Broad Oak Trout Lakes is a lovely, peaceful place to fish with great views to the Malvern Hills. The fishery is well run and a tackle shop is available for your on the spot needs of the day. Details of our chosen venue for the day can be found at Read More

Cigar Evening in Aid of Fishing For Heroes raises just under £4,500

March 19th, 2013 - 0 comments
Our 4th St. James Cigar Evening, took place at J.J.Fox last week and proved to be a hugely successful, raising just under £4,500 from our silent auction and raffle in aid of Fishing for Heroes. Fishing for Heroes is a registered charity, founded in 2009, with the aim of helping forces personnel who are...
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Angling Trust calls for action on the declining fish stocks in the River Severn and Teme

February 19th, 2013 by Zoe Olsberg - 0 comments
The Angling Trust has written to the Environment Agency calling for action to reverse the decline in fish stocks caused by floods and predation in the River Severn and its tributaries, notably the River Teme. The Trust says that, because of the decline in fish numbers on these rivers, clubs and businesses are...
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Atlantic Salmon Trust\’s Auction 2013

Proud to Support the Atlantic Salmon Trust's 2013 Auction

January 30th, 2013 by Zoe Olsberg - 0 comments
We are delighted to offer our support to the Atlantic Salmon Trust's 2013 auction, which is simply the best range of lots they have ever offered in more than 25 years of auctions! To register for the biggest and most varied fly fishing auction in the world, please follow this Read More

Angling Safety While Wading

December 17th, 2012 by Mark Thompson - - 1 comments
When learning to fly fish in a river there comes a time when the beginner needs to step into the water to be able to cover fish lies better. It is then that the need for waders is required and this brings a new set of problems to the equation. Continue to read as we discuss the need for angling safety while...
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Just discovered this website called 'Practical Fly' - worth a look!

December 10th, 2012 - 0 comments
We recently came across this website and found the news items to be well written and enjoyable and we think the general information would be really interesting to all keen fishermen. Not only is the basic information really useful but the rest of the content such as videos, fly tying and patterns appears to be...
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The Passing of a Fishing Legend - Anne Voss Bark

November 27th, 2012 - 0 comments
  Our thoughts are with Anne Voss Bark’s Family and friends at the Arundell Arms today.   Recent Telegraph article: Anne Voss Bark, who has died aged 84, began her career as an actress but made her name as the proprietor of one of Britain’s best-known fishing hotels, the Arundell...
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"Test"ing Grayling - James' Blog

November 19th, 2012 by James Horne - 0 comments
A trip down to Orvis to hear all about their plans for 2013, the launch of the new Helios 2 rod and to do a spot of fishing with it on the River Test is a much valued invitation. Meeting at their offices, at mid-morning, for a guided tour alongside a highly influential group of fishing media personalities, was...
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How To Set A Hook While Fly Fishing For Salmon

November 16th, 2012 by Jock Monteith - 3 comments
It still amazes me that the most important part of salmon fly fishing is not openly discussed. The books and many in our industry still talk about letting a salmon take line off the reel then lifting into it. This is a recipe for disaster and logic should tell you that a slack clutch and the soft action of a salmon...
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A Christmas Gift from Farlows - 20% off for all our members!

November 13th, 2012 - 0 comments
  The country enthusiast department store of choice, Farlows has been helping people enjoy rural pursuits for over 170 years.      A Mecca for fly fishing enthusiasts for more than a century, Farlows royal warrant is testament to a reputation of distinction. Whatever your quarry or...
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Cumbria Fishing Course Hopes to Land Sea Fishing Apprentices

October 31st, 2012 by North West Evening Mail - 0 comments
Are you or is anyone you know interested in a sea fishing career? If so this looks like a unique opportunity to experience what a life on the high seas would be like. The scheme for local applicants is to be run initially as a pilot which will and then hopefully continue in following years.   The...
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80,000 fish saved from Trent and Mersey Canal collapse

October 29th, 2012 by Angling Times - 0 comments
  Read the latest on this incredible story regarding how the Canal and River Trust rescued a staggering quantity of fish from a canal near Rochdale.   Heavy rain from last month’s storms caused a small section of the Trent & Mersey Canal to collapse, sending gallons of water and...
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Show Your Support for 'Lets Tackle Cancer'

October 17th, 2012 - 0 comments
Just about everyone has been affected by Cancer in one way or another.   Lets tackle cancer was created in 2010 to raise money to help raise money for Cancer research,Marie Curie cancer care and McMillan Nurses.   To date Lets tackle cancer has raised over  £17,500 including...
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Climate change 'may shrink fish'

October 9th, 2012 - 1 comments
What effect will climate change have on our fishing? This recent report from the BBC gives some indication of what we might expect.   Fish species are expected to shrink in size by up to 24% because of global warming, say scientists. Researchers modelled the impact of rising temperatures on more...
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Recovery under way for salmon in Scottish rivers

September 25th, 2012 - 0 comments
    Great News! Salmon numbers in Scotland’s rivers have stabilised and may be starting to increase thanks to anglers throwing back nearly all of their catch, according to an analysis just published.    Fishermen using rods caught 87,915 salmon and grilse last year, a drop...
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Salmon are the Stars at BAFTA Fly Fishing Film Evening

September 25th, 2012 - 0 comments
'A Celebration of Salmon' wins a BAFTA for best conservation video. The winning film makers have created two magnificent fly fishing films celebrating the Atlantic salmon and highlighting the need for its on-going protection. Read More

Fishing For the Soul!

September 11th, 2012 by Ceri Keene - 0 comments
Ceri Keene recently published 'Fishing For Life', which includes recipes from some top chefs in support of the South West Fishing For Life, after recovering from Breast Cancer. She was looking for a hobby that would help with her recovery process and found she had a passion for fly fishing. This is her...
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What do you drive on your fishing trips?

August 16th, 2012 - 0 comments
After seeing the Audi A4 allroad in action in the snow in Derbyshire, we quickly dispelled the myth that a larger 4x4 was a must in fieldsports and big enough to get your rods in the back.  Audi have relaunched the A4 allroad and it looks great. Not only did it perform well on that white winter's day,...
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Shean and Me: A salmon fishing memoir from 1948

July 25th, 2012 by Ramor Craigie - 0 comments
A wonderful trip down memory lane that you can almost feel you can step into, about a bygone era when the pace of life was slower and it s was as much about the journey as it was about the fishing at the end.  “   I cannot tell how the truth may be,     I say the truth as...
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Celebrities Raise £20K For Fishing For Heroes

July 24th, 2012 - 0 comments
Our very own James Horne attended this event and did extremely well at the events, enjoying the day immensely and coming away from the auction with a day’s fishing with Chris de Margary of Simply Red.   Celebrities from the world of rock and roll, sport and TV gathered recently to fish and shoot...
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If Ruled The World

July 24th, 2012 by The Field - 0 comments
As Chairman of the North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF), if Orri Vigfússon were king, he would make all the changes necessary to ensure the fish stocks around the globe not only survive but prosper. If I ruled the world it would be the answer to a long-term campaigner's dream. I'm a practical man so...
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The One That Got Away - Shark Bait!

July 18th, 2012 - 0 comments
Put simply, this would make anyone in the world jump! A few friends out fishing had one on the line, just about to land it in the net and then....!!! Watch the video in this page below:
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Fly fishing: a new generation has become hooked

July 12th, 2012 by Telegraph - 0 comments
The England youth fly-fishing team is swinging into action. At the end of July they will compete in the biggest international tournament of the year, against teams from Scotland, Wales and Ireland. They have come to the majestic Tal-y-Llyn lake, at the southern tip of Snowdonia, for an intensive training...
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Orvis announces Game Fair charity auction

June 27th, 2012 - 0 comments
In 2012 Orvis, America's oldest mail order outfitter is celebrating 30 years in the UK by holding the first ever CLA Game Fair charity auction. A saltwater fly fishing trip for two to Belize and days on the Test and Itchen plus Orvis bamboo fly-rod and Fulling Mill flies are among the lots. The Ultimate...
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Winner announced for the 2 rods on the Itchen!

June 20th, 2012 - 0 comments
We would like to thank all those member who referred a friend to be entered into this competition which has enabled RodsOnRivers to reach well over 2000 members, making it officially the fastest growing fishing website in the UK. We have a wide variety of fishing opportunities available for all budgets, just take a...
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Are you a budding fishing journalist?

June 20th, 2012 by Zoe - 0 comments
We currently have some fantastic content provided by our members and selected experts regarding all things fieldsports related however we are looking to increase our content on RodOnRivers.  If you have any entertaining stories, articles or video content that you would be happy for us to promote to our...
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Young people encouraged to take up fly fishing

June 11th, 2012 by Zoe Olsberg - 0 comments
YOUNG anglers are being called on to take part in a fly fishing event. The second ever Rutland Youth Fly Fishing Day is set to take place on July 22 and children have...
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Latest Cressbrook & Litton Fly Fishers report

May 14th, 2012 - 0 comments
  15 May 2012   The inclement weather continued into the second week in May, although the rain gradually eased off, leaving the river full but reasonably clear. Buxton Weather Station reported 204 mm of rain in April, compared with 13 mm last year and...
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Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report

May 1st, 2012 - 0 comments
  Enough, already! Despite national drought warnings, there has been no shortage of rain in the Wye catchment, with the river level being well over the normal range on several occasions during the last two weeks. As a consequence the river has been discoloured for days on...
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Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report

April 24th, 2012 - 0 comments
16 April 2012   After two weeks of unseasonably warm weather, we are back to traditional April sunshine and showers, the latter being most welcome. The heavy snow, far from being the usual lambing shower, lingered much longer than expected. Consequently the river was up...
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Monster Salmon in the Chalk

April 2nd, 2012 by Paul Bullimore - 0 comments
About the river Frome The Beautiful Chalk streams of Dorset are well known for their superb, if not testing dry fly fishing for Brown trout. Probably the best known of these productive little rivers is the River Frome. Rising in the Dorset downs at Evershot the river is the largest in Dorset draining about 184...
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Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report on the Derbyshire Wye

March 30th, 2012 by David Marriott - 0 comments
31 March 2012   Opening Day Celebrations   For the third year running the season has started with low water and bright, settled conditions. This made for very pleasant opening day celebrations but challenging fishing.   It was good to see plenty...
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Fishing Scotland's Big Four with Jock Monteith

February 29th, 2012 - 0 comments
Monteith Salmon Fishing Services is Scotland's leading salmon fishing guiding service and provider of salmon fishing holidays on all Scottish Salmon rivers including the River Tay, River Dee, River Spey and River Tweed. Jock Monteith and his team of carefully selected professional salmon fishing guides pride...
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RodsOnRivers Find Fishing Page Goes Live

February 3rd, 2012 - 0 comments
Welcome to RodsOnRivers, we are extremely excited to announce that after months of hard work, both the Sell and Find Fishing pages are now live for the beginning of what we all hope will be a cracking season! We have an ever growing list of great and varied fishing locations throughout the UK and abroad so keep an...
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The Passport Scheme

December 14th, 2011 - 0 comments
  Availability: In the availability calender for our Token/Roaming Beats R = Roaming Beats: indicates a 'Roving Passport' beat, which is a token fishery and part of the Westcountry Rivers Trust's Angling Passport scheme. We recommend that one angler fishes one beat at a time but separate...
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RodsOnRivers sell fishing page goes live!

September 14th, 2011 - 0 comments
Welcome to RodsOnRivers sell fishing site, a huge amount of development work has gone into this over the last four months to ensure we are able to accommodate for a large variety of fisheries allowing the comprehensive management of your fishery profile. We believe we have accomplished this; however we welcome...
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How healthy are our salmon populations?

September 13th, 2011 - 0 comments
The opportunity to increase salmon numbers For over 30 years the River Frome in Dorset, once famed for its 30lb salmon, has been providing some of the best evidence of the Atlantic salmon decline in...
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RodsOnRivers, How it Came About...

September 11th, 2011 by RodsOnRivers - 1 comments
An interview with RodsOnRivers Managing Director, James Horne. Where did the concept come from? The concept of RodsOnRivers was born shortly after we started GunsOnPegs in 2007. The rapid growth of GunsOnPegs took us rather by surprise, so RodsOnRivers has spent rather longer than we would have wished in the...
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The Shooting & Fishing Census 2014 - Take part to win a day's shooting or fishing!

  Be a part of the Shooting and Fishing Census 2013 for a chance to win a day’s shooting or fishing.   The survey results will provide the shooting and fishing community with valuable feedback on many aspects of the sports and for each completed survey, we will make a donation of £5* to...
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