Chatton Charity Fly Fishing Day

Several weeks ago Lucy Bowden posted on twitter about a charity fishing event at Chatton Trout Fishery she was organising and how she was looking for volunteers to help out on the day. It sounded fun, I had nothing on that day so, volunteer I did. The event was to raise money for a very worth while local charity, North Northumberland … Continued

September dates for your diary

It may be getting to the end of the season, but there are still events on out there for you to enjoy. And, if like me you’ve got your mother in law coming to stay this weekend and need an excuse to get out the way for a few hours, read on I have an ideal distraction for you! Hardy … Continued

Salmon & Trout Association Juniors introduction to fishing day

Last Saturday saw Joe and me head off to the Derwent Reservoir for the Salmon and Trout Association introduction day to fishing. I’d found out about the event on the twitter stream of Anne Woodcock (@ladiesfishing). Anne was kind enough to point me in the direction of the organiser Cliff Johnston to book our place, and on friday morning we … Continued

Epic Kielder? Lets see shall we…

As I mentioned the other week, I was offered a fantastic opportunity to experience the fishing on offer at Kielder Reservoir recently, in return for my day out all I had to do was tell you lot about my experiences. I’m a little late in getting this post out due to a week away with the family (I managed a … Continued

This wednesday, I’ll be mostly floating in 10.86 km² of water

This morning I woke up with a plan – not the usual plan of sneaking out the house before anyone had the chance to ask me where I was going, head down to the river and fish until the inevitable “are you coming home, you’ve xxx still to finish!” (replace xxx with a part complete DIY task, there are many … Continued

Hardys Special Experience Day – 18th May 2013

You might have seen the post from last year about the Hardy and Greys Special Event Day held up at Hardy HQ in September? Well they’ve got another next month, on the 18th of May. The event is free for all and starts at 9am going on until 5pm. There will be fly casting and tying demos, product try outs and … Continued

GAIA North East Regional Event – 20th & 21st April 2013

This weekend sees what sounds like an excellent day out at South Linden Fishery – home to the 2013 GAIA (Game Angling Instructors Association) North East Regional Event. Over the two days there will be the following available to enthral and entertain you… Workshops : Fly Tying Demos – Tuition Casting Tuition: Single / Double handed Fishing Techniques: Knots – … Continued

Hardy and Greys Special Event Day – 22nd Sept 2012

Put the 22nd September in your diary if you live anywhere near Hardy’s factory/museum/shop up here in Alnwick. They’ll be having what they call a Special Experience Day – which from the details sounds like an open day with all sorts of things going on. Product previews for the 2013 range Demo’s of casting and fly tying demo’s Factory Tour … Continued