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Parr’s Diary – Rodless

  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 […]

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The sound of the line unfurling through the air cut through the distant  thrum of the rapids, bird song penetrating the backdrop like needles, sunlight dappling through the boughs of hornbeam, birch, and willow, splinters of shine, bouncing and carrying on the riffles of current. Then a step or two, the push of water as […]

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