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A selection of fly-fishing articles and experiences.
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Lyn Davies re-discovers a river he fished as a child. A very special river cuts its way through the middle of Pontlliw, a village near Swansea, where I was born and bred. Every day, on my daily commute home from work, I pass over its little road bridge promising myself another visit. Generations of my family have fished the Lliw and I’m no exception. Straight from school, I’d run
“OK man – fish, 11 o’clock, 30 yards – cast now.” This was the voice of Captain Perry – our guide for the day. Perry was perched on his raised platform towards the back of the skiff. Watching how much line I had in the air, he prompted, “Drop it – now, don’t shoot”. Even though I couldn’t see the fish myself, I was listening to Perry’s every word.
Lyn Davies explains the truth about night fishing for sea trout. Sea trout fishing takes over my life during the summer months – it becomes an obsession. Any keen sea trout angler will tell you the same. You feel obliged to put in the hours to reap the rewards. If you only fish once in a blue moon, you feel as if you don’t deserve success. You get to
Productive Sewin rivers are few and far between, but local expert Lyn Davies reveals a relatively unknown river in South West Wales – the River Loughor (and it runs through Andy Petherick’s home town!) Being an active Committee member of Pontarddulais and District Angling Association (P.A.A), over the years I have really become to appreciate how lucky us locals are. Within ten minutes, I can be stood by the