After last week’s superb day on the river with Ben I was keen to get out again fairly soon. I checked the weather on Tuesday, Wednesday was looking best with reasonably light winds, blowing upstream and relatively stable temperatures. I tied a few flies, decided that I was...Read More
Last week I met up with Ben for a day on one of my local rivers. He was back home in Scotland visiting friends and family for a short time and we promised we’d get some fishing in together. If you can’t remember who Ben is, check out this post from Tasmania. We were...Read More
My final 3 weeks in Exmouth didn’t quite follow the weather pattern of the preceding weeks. The first large swell of the year coincided with spring tides and high winds to colour up the water to an extent the gulf was blown out for weeks. Fortunately before that happened I...Read More
Fishing somewhere new and learning from the bottom up with very little help is a very interesting and rewarding experience but I’d be lying if I said it didn’t come with its low moments. I was going through a spell where motivation was lacking as I was getting a bit...Read More
The backcountry is an amazing place, perhaps made even more amazing by the fact I have no idea what the backcountry actually is. What is the definition of backcountry? Should one seek clarification from the dictionary or should one have a think about the concept and develop...Read More
I came out from the previous river and rested for a day as a rain storm passed through. In my mind I was completely undecided on where to fish next. On the one hand I had a river that I had fished before and knew it was good fishing and on the other I had new options to explore....Read More
Imagine. Explore. Succeed.