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Add these classics to your digital bookshelf

Hi Everyone, Apart from the act of fly fishing itself, what better way to spend a rainy Winters day than to read about it. I have a particular obsession with old fishing books, I often read through sections of books to see how we can relate the information to modern-day fly fishing - it's surprising what you can find! As it is the weekend, and you may have a little more time, we thought that you would appreciate some more reading/research material. We have put together a few links to some classic books which are all free to reproduce and read online (as they are now out of copyright), we hope these will give you a good start in helping you discover...

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Charting Your Way To Success - Astute Fly Fishing

Hello All, It may sound odd, but February is one of my favourite months as far as fly fishing goes. It's a month where we say goodbye to the Grayling and wait in anticipation of what the imminent trout season will offer. It's a time to clean, check and update all of your gear, top-up those fly boxes (all bought from us, obviously!). But most of all I love to dream of what the upcoming season will bring; The first spring hatches Those balmy summer evenings by the river; and of course The Mayfly. I'm a firm believer that each river has its own nuances as far as fishing (and the fish contained within it) are concerned, and that the most successful anglers on any...

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Bear Share

We hope this email finds you, your family and friends well. We would like to start by thanking you so much for your continued support, it really does bring a smile to our faces when we receive feedback from you. I've no doubt that both we and the entire fly fishing community will face many challenges over the coming weeks and months. It seems we are pretty fortunate in that our business is 100% online, and subject to any movement restrictions or government guidance, we will still be accepting orders (even though fly fishing is probably the last thing on anyone's mind right now) - please be aware that deliveries may take longer at this time. For anyone who is self-isolating, we are really proud to support...

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Casting - Italian Style

For so many of us dry fly fishing represents the pinnacle of the sport. Successful dry fly fishing in rivers requires a combination of 3 elements:- river craft, fly presentation, and the fly itself. The first skill includes knowing the likely places where fish may lie, and to read the major and local micro-currents in the water flow.

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Magnet-ique Launch

Over the past 12 months we have been working on a secret project which has just come to fruition this month. We have formed a sister company in partnership with a talented fly angler and designer (Darrell Upton).

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