I walked among a small buzz of St Mark’s flies yesterday morning, hanging like charcoal-bodied sentinels, their long legs trailing like a ski-jumper in mid-flight. I’ve been told that their emergence stirs the little brownies in the local streams into their first, reliable, rise of the season, and for the first time in 6 […]
Fallon's Angler Issue 16
Fallon's Angler 16
SCHOOLDAYS REVISITED. Chris Yates returns to Wallers Haven.
After nearly 60 years, Chris Yates returns to Wallers Haven on the Pevensey Levels to fish the same stretch he visited as a boy. To add to the nostalgia, he is using the very same rod—recently restored—as he tries to outdo his 11 year old self by catching a bream. As he fishes, so he reminisces and reflects upon the journey that has led him here.
Also includes: Dexter Petley chases giant bream, Scott Winstanley heads to the hills, Tim Abt fishes from horseback, Alistair Walsingham shows youth the way, Del Harding shares his favourite swim, Jon Edy-Berry is over the moon, Kevin Parr casts a dry fly and much, Henry Giles reveals the story behind his first book, The General chases enormous roach, Garrett Fallon revisits the Royal Canal, and much, much more…FREE SHIPPING within the UK