blog category: Grayling Fishing

Mayfly, chalkstream, river test, river anton, river avon,

We have been fortunate over the last couple of weeks to have spent plenty of time fishing and guiding on some of our local chalkstreams. Warm and sunny weather has made some day time hatches a little scarce but the bright light has offered many opportunities for sight fishing to single fish. Despite this, dry… Read More>>>


Mayfly, chalkstream, river test, river anton, river avon,

With the school summer holidays coming to an end, we are brought the harsh reality that the chalkstream trout fly fishing season is approaching its final stages. The evenings are drawing in slowly but surely and the night time temperatures leave the valleys shrouded in mist by morning. It would be easy to be disheartened… Read More>>>


Referred to as ‘the lady of the stream’, grayling are found throughout the UK chalkstreams. The silvery, ghost-like, shadows with a striking orange dorsal fin can often be seen elegantly holding position in the flow amongst beds of ranunculus and clean white gravel. They thrive in the nutrient and invertebrate rich conditions provided by these… Read More>>>


Fly fishing Slovenia, Aardvark McLeod

Only a couple of hours travel from the UK Slovenia is a must visit fly fishing destination. Nestled in the heart of Europe this small country offers some of the world’s finest trout and grayling fly fishing. The Fly Fishing Rivers of Slovenia A myriad of crystal clear rivers flow through stunning scenery and historic… Read More>>>


Mayfly, chalkstream, river test, river anton, river avon,

We will once again be running a series of one day Chalkstream Fly Fishing Master classes, these provide a wonderful chance for new and experienced anglers to grow their knowledge. These are a great option if you are looking to improve certain areas of your fly fishing from entomology through to casting into the wind… Read More>>>