Breathless at Block Eairy River

9/30/2015 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

Block Eairy Reservoir is our highest reservoir on the Isle of Man. I had a report that there were fish in the river that feeds it so when I had a few hours I took the opportunity to see if I could (...)


Keeping Dry in Laxey

9/1/2015 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

Laxey Glen is a little higher up than I've fished before. I had a walk in the glen, to have a look, earlier in the year but this is the first chance I've had to fish it. Bank holiday Monday was (...)


Lessons Learnt in Glen Helen

8/16/2015 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

Anyone reading my blog will know I've been struggling with bouncing fish off and wondering what that was all about. I wanted to blame the relative stiffness of the rod and devised a pole elastic (...)


Bouncing Trout on Tenkara

7/21/2015 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

It's been a bit of a frustrating couple of sessions recently. I've been bumping fish off when I've been in very close contact with the fly. Not one to be beaten by a problem I investigated a few (...)

Slippery as Glass!

7/10/2015 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

New flies tied and itching to get on the river. The River Glass was my chosen river for an evening. A little above Tromode is a business park with easy parking to access the water.

River Glass Tenkara (...)