Fly & Tenkara, Freshwater, Trout

New waters

I spent Saturday night poring over google maps trying to identify likely looking blue lines. With a few marked as options, I went to bed. I got up, not super early, there was no rush, the day was more about checking out a new area than fishing hard. It was late enough that the dog came and joined me for…

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Hunting the great hunters of the estuary

An amazing Attenborough moment and quick how-to guide for Dusky flathead Perfectly camouflaged and lightly covered in sand, it is virtually invisible. It lies waiting, watching with eyes on the top of its head.  An unsuspecting mullet swims pass. With a puff of sand the buried fish explodes off the bottom, its long and powerful tail propelling it towards the hapless…

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