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Deer park Fishery Open Day

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Deer Park Fishery Open Day Deer Park Hotel, Weston, Honiton EX14 3PG Sunday 29th April 2018 10.00am – 4.00pm To celebrate the new season on the water, the Deer Park fishery on the river Otter is holding a FREE bankside open day which is open to all, whether you are a fly fisher or someone who is looking to get … Continue reading

Grayling Flies

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I have been spending a couple of hours tying some grayling flies. The rain has scuppered attempts to hold this weekends grayling course, the river is big, brown and angry. I have been messing around with some different colours and trying some variations of some classic patterns, all tied on the awesome Partridge Jig hooks. It’s not fishing but the next … Continue reading

Stuck At The Tying Vice

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I’m stuck at the tying vice as it seems lately that all the winter grayling fishing has come to a halt with the persistent rain in my neck of the woods so I’m tying up some patterns ready for when the rain finally stops and the rivers drop. It’s getting just a little annoying now as it looks like the rescheduled … Continue reading

Back To Fly Tying.

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It’s finally happened……I’ve gone back to the tying vice properly after many years of just dabbling with it. I tied my first fly some forty years ago when fishing trips were hard to come by for one reason or another and fly tying was the next best thing. At that time I remember being in love with deer hair and … Continue reading