Dark Sky review – THE weather app for Fishermen

Dark Sky Review There are loads of reviews out on the internet for Dark Sky, some lengthy ones, some short ones and several in between. What they don’t do, is look at Dark Sky and the features it offers the fly fisherman – so I wanted to show you why I think this is the best app out there for … Continued

Simms Exstream Wading Socks Review (or, ‘the most expensive socks I’ve ever bought’)

Before you say it, I’ll say it for you – “You spent how much on socks?!?” and you’d be right to ask that question, these fellas cost a small fortune (in the world of socks, or at least in my world of socks. I don’t think I’ve spent that much on socks in the last three years, mind you that … Continued

Aquapac Mini Whanganui Waterproof iPhone Case review

I’ve no sense of balance, I’m also paranoid. Those two things coupled with me wading up to my waist in rivers with a £400 phone in my pocket, are not a good combination. I could leave my phone in the car, but I like having it with me when venturing to some of the more remote stretches of the river, … Continued

Day One as a fishing journal (with a bit of TextExpander thrown in for good measure!)

Anglers who are disciplined enough to keep a journal of their fishing exploits (or as I prefer to call it, a record of my blanks) have always impressed me. Though I have tried, and at one point managed to keep it going for 3 (or was it 4?) separate outings, keeping the momentum up was too much for my adled … Continued

Downsizing on fly storage – Wychwood Vuefinder Fly Patch Review

1 May, 2013 – I’ve posted an update to this review, with feedback on how the Wychwood Vuefinder Fly Patch performs in use – Please give it a read after you’ve finished this post. For the last 25 years (with a hiatus somewhere in between) I’ve relied on two Richard Wheatley 4604 Black Aluminium fly boxes, loosely organised with Lures and … Continued

Coming soon…

I’m working (slowly) on a couple of reviews at the moment. Soon as we start to get some rain and I have to stop going fishing, I’ll have time to post them on here. In the mean time, take a look at the Ramblings or Reports sections of the blog, there’s plenty going on there.