Lets talk about Penn

Lets talk about Penn Specifically, Penn fishing reels, Specifically, the Penn Spinfisher VI   Lets talk about Penn fishing reels, and lets get straight to the point! The Penn Spinfisher, is hands down the best spinning reel made by Penn, there, I said it! This...

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Every question ever asked about fishing

So on my journey to learn more about website optimization, keywords was something I was focusing on. After finding a nifty little tool online I entered "fishing", and what popped out was a very huge list of phrases and questions most commonly asked about the subject....

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The River Slaney – Angling information and facilities

In 2019 there is a catch and release policy for salmon and Sea Trout fishing on the River Slaney in order to conserve stocks. As with brown trout fishing. It is prohibited to use any lure other than artificial fly with single barbless hooks, for trout on the River...

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Pike on the Fly – Beginners Guide

I often get asked about my setup for fly fishing for pike and leaders and traces in particular so I thought it might be useful for some people if I put it into my blog. As with most things with any type of fly fishing I’m a big believer in keeping things as simple as...

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Beginners Guide To Fly Tying

If you don’t tie your own flies, you’re in good company. Over a third of fly anglers have never tied a fly. Maybe you’ve heard tying is too difficult, expensive or time-consuming? Well, it’s none of the above. And once you get started, you’ll see how easy, enjoyable...

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Deadbaiting for Pike

Deadbaiting for Pike fishing setup Winter is Coming!!!   And that means deadbaiting for Pike. For some, the Lures are put away, the ever increasing popularity of Fly Fishing for pike wanes and lads up and down the country look for new sleeping bags, warm bivvies,...

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Fly Fishing the Mayfly Lifecycle

I got an E-mail recently from a Lady called Natalie at Barblessflies - it contained the following infographic, a very detailed, informative piece on the lifecycle and stages of the Mayfly hatch to get the best from your Mayfly Fishing . I thoroughly enjoyed the...

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Braid or Mono

So, do I put braid or mono on my new spinning or multiplier reel?   It’s a constant topic of conversation I have with people, Braid or Mono? at the time of writing, im halfway through a switch on my penn surfblasters, One is 70lb spiderwire straight through, the...

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Solunar Theory – Yup, We’re going there!

Fishing By Moon Phase: Can you Increase Your Catch? Solunar Theory! Please Note - this articles will be updated and will probably run into a very long, evolving post. The information on the subject of Solunar Theory is vast. Every fisherman dreams of a bigger catch!...

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Choosing A Fly Rod

  A Fly Rod is very much a personal thing. I have been trying to select a rod for myself for nymphing over the last few weeks and I have truly melted my head. Choosing a Fly Rod isnt easy! The first and most obvious consideration is budget, how much you want to...

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