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From brandlings to Klinks…

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

By |December 24th, 2014|Categories: Wild browns|0 Comments

Pelican Bay bones – Bahamas

“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.

By |December 23rd, 2014|Categories: Saltwater|0 Comments

Sewin secrets, made simple

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

By |December 21st, 2014|Categories: Sea trout (sewin)|1 Comment