Posts made in April, 2012

GAIA Scottish Open Day

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Blog, Fly Casting | 0 comments

The Scottish region of GAIA are holding an open day event on the 22th of April in Stirling. The event is a CPPD day for members and all members of the public are welcome to come along. There will be an opportunity for one-to-one tuition from instructors, a number of workshops, demonstrations, casting games with prizes as well as the opportunity to try out all sorts of tackle. I even get to make a shameless plug here as I’m giving a demo on single handed speys along with Brian McGlashan. Here’s the flyer for the event, if you’re interested let Brian know as soon as...

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Lochs and Small Streams

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Blog, Fly Fishing, Scotland | 0 comments

Lochs and Small Streams

This update is slightly behind as these trips were about 2 weeks ago. My excuse is that I was busy upgrading this blog and my instruction website – it was a lot of work! I decided to take an exploratory early season trip to a hill loch that has produced good sized fish for me in the past but I had never fished it before summer. This spring has been particularly mild in Scotland so I fancied my chances of there being a hatch and some rising fish moving – hopefully big ones. The weather was fantastic, reasonably light winds and brilliant sunshine and to my surprise when I arrived at...

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And We’re Live!

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

And We’re Live!

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the new blog – The Fly Commission! We’ve undergone a pretty radical change over the past week and a bit taking on a new name and improving the looks ten fold. The Fly Commission is the new name of The Fly Casting Blog for anyone who may not have twigged it. The name change came about as the blog is about much more than fly casting and I wanted a brand name that is more marketable and a bit funkier sounding. I hope you like the new setup, it’s much easier to navigate and it’s much more pleasant on the eyes! All the old content from...

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Crashing Waves

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Portfolio | 0 comments

Crashing Waves

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New Zealand Rainbow Trout

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Portfolio | 0 comments

New Zealand Rainbow Trout

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