blog category: Freshwater fishing

With fewer and fewer places in Europe able to offer the opportunity to hook a really big salmon we have noticed a slight shift in focus from our queen of the river, the Atlantic salmon to the bully of the pacific coast, the king, or chinook salmon. What is it about king salmon that makes… Read More>>>


Myrarkvisl, salmon fishing, Iceland, Iceland Guide

The Myrarkvisl is a very interesting river offering traditional pool and riffle water in the upper section, a canyon through the middle and meandering slow flows at the bottom. You can target good numbers of trout averaging 2 lbs with a few between 4-6 lbs. Dry flies and traditional nymphs work well and as the season… Read More>>>


Minaret Station, Wanaka, New Zealand, Fly Fishing

New Zealand is a country with so much on offer that it is hard to know where to start, we are here to make that process easier. We can tailor itineraries to suit varying trip lengths and cover different areas and experiences. Below we have put an example of a two week whirlwind tour including… Read More>>>


Haukadalsa, Iceland, Aardvark McLeod

We have just been advised that a prime slot in 15 – 17 July 2017 has just become available which would be ideal for an intact party of 5 rods. This is the week right after the first spring tide in July. If you have not planned a summer salmon trip for this season or… Read More>>>


Newton Stacey, River Dever & Test, Chalkstream fishing, Aardvark McLeod

We are very fortunate to have secured some additional chalkstream mayfly openings on the river Test, Anton and Nadder for 2017 in the prime period. The River Test must be the most famous trout fly fishing river in the world not only for the quality of the fish but also for the past literary history… Read More>>>