Born here in the west of Ireland, the original Octopus has spawned a huge number of variations, some more effective … Continue reading Octopus variation for you to tie
Do you want the good news or the bad news? The good news is that there are fresh salmon running … Continue reading Difficult day
Fashions change. Clothes which were de-rigour only a few short months ago now languish in a bin liner awaiting the … Continue reading Happily married
I mentioned this fly in passing in my last post so I figured you might like the dressing. I know … Continue reading That Black Sedge I was on about…..
Sunday morning: No wind. Not even a faint zephyr. Glassy surfaces on the loughs meaning every cast causes fish scaring … Continue reading Old school on the Keel
Saturday, 21.30 hrs: The modern version of jungle drums were beating a few minutes ago when I received a text … Continue reading A quiet day on Conn
The big southerly wind we were promised on the forecast didn’t really materialise after all. A steady force 5 brought … Continue reading Mixed fortunes on Lough Conn