Freshwater Fishing

Tanzanian tigerfish

tigerfish_mainTigerfishing on Tanzania’s Mnyera and Ruhudji rivers is more than just fishing, says Matt Harris. It is an experience like no other.

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Trout on the roof of Africa

lesotho_frontLesotho is a kind of Africa that you probably never thought existed. Have you heard of it? Can you point to it on a map? And did you know that it has dry fly fishing that's off the charts? Edward Truter reports.

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How to gut a trout in 45 seconds

Preparing a fish for the table or freezer after a long day on the water can be a chore. But it needn't be! There are so many ways to prepare a fish that really do take seconds. Here is a video and step-by-step guide to gutting a trout. Quick, easy, no bother!

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Pike fishing in Suffolk

suffolk_pike_frontVirgin streams, surface poppers and savage takes from wild apex predators. Matt Harris leaves his passport at home and heads to Suffolk for a fishing trip with a difference.

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Moods of Missouri

missouri_frontWelcome to Craig, a central Montana town consisting of three fly shops, a bar, a restaurant, and a mechanic. This is the land of trout, where flies and tippet are the talk of the town.

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Dorado on the fly

bolivian_gold mainMatt Harris heads for the crystal-clear headwaters of the Rio Agua Negra for an angling experience he will never forget – dorado on the fly.

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Scottish salmon netting

salmon netting smallThe netting of salmon and grilse is a contentious topic throughout the North Atlantic, and no more so than the coastal waters around Scotland. Patrick Tillard heads to Montrose to meet the directors of Usan Salmon Fisheries.

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Late season sport

late season sportThe southern chalkstreams may be famous for their early season hatches of Ephemera danica but there’s great sport to be had later in the year, says Marcus Janssen.

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Spey casting evolution

spey casting frontOddly, salmon fishers tend to be very reluctant to pay for Spey casting tuition. Marcus Janssen looks at the benefits of seeking the help of a professional instructor.

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A perfect rainbow

A recent trip to Argentina’s Lake Strobel changed Matt Harris’s perception of rainbow trout forever. And for good reason too.

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High summer trout

High summer may not be prime time for dry fly fishing in the UK, says Paul Procter, but, thanks to the diminutive blue-winged olive, late evenings can herald memorable sport.

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Autumn Ponoi salmon

After a truly incredible week in Russia last season, Tarquin Millington-Drake argues that the autumn-run salmon on the Ponoi are in a league of their own.

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Blyth spirit

Matt Harris goes fishing with Andy Blyth, a former rugby player who, despite nearly dying from a spinal injury, continues to do what he loves – fly fishing for salmon.

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