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Mayfly on the Kennet

Today I was lucky enough to be invited for a day’s Mayfly fishing on the River Kennet on the Benham estate.  this wonderful piece of Britain has all the things you could ever want for a fantastic fishery , lots of...

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A busy week

Well I’ve fished three times this past week, in very different conditions. Tuesday at Henfold lakes in a sea of mud, the lake had been up over the banks for a few days following torrential rain.  The inlet stream was...

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About Me

Experience
I am an all round angler and have fished for many different species all over the world . I regularly compete in coarse and fly fishing matches . I have over 50 years of fishing experience.

I’ve been tying flies and flyfishing for over 35 years and I’m hugely passionate and enthusiastic about both.

Qualifications
I am a Level 2 coach for Coarse angling

I hold the Level 2 coaching qualification for Game angling

I’m qualified as a GAIA Fly Tying instructor

I have also successfully completed a fly fishing guiding course at an Orvis endorsed lodge in the United States

Professional bodies
I am  a member of the Professional Anglers Association (PAA).

I am a member of the Angling Trust coach licence scheme

Safeguards
I am insured with the Angling Trust, under the Coach licence scheme.

I am also insured with the Professional Anglers Association

I hold a current First Aid certificate

I am DBS checked and have completed a Safeguarding course.