Recent years have seen difficult conditions for the fly angler what with the dry, droughty conditions of 2011 which stayed with us right up until late April of 2012 and were then followed by the unprecedented wet summer of 2012. … Continue reading →
Had a day’s tuition today with Frank Williams learning the techniques of French Nymphing, six of us had a great day and we caught some Grayling, Frank is a very good teacher he knows his stuff.Alan Stonelake
Many thanks for an excellent weekend of fly fishing at the Gliffaes. I really learned a lot from your instructions, and would also like to thank you personally for your patience in sticking with me during the Sunday morning… and changing the fly weights until I eventually caught a fish.
As you said at the time – you will always remember your first – and I will certainly never forget that splendid trout!
It was also excellent that you were able to take a few photos – it wa…Andy Parrot
Well done chum! Well done chum!I give a lot of stick to fishermen on YouTube , who dont know what they’re doing, but that was brilliant-fish returned quickly, even though it was perfect eating size!- ie. put back big hen fish Please watch all young would-be fishermen-great example of how to fish and treat fish.Rierie via Youtube Channel
Frank, thank you for a fascinating and enjoyable weekend
Angela and Francisvia email
Many thanks for a great day’s fishing. I learnt more on Saturday than I have watching lots of videos and reading lots of books. Fishing those turbulent pots and runs was the first lesson. I would have passed these over after a cast or two and thought them impossible to fish. The French nymphing technique is something else! It looked so easy when you fished it, but lots more to learn as I discovered on the Sunday. I caught one nice fish about a pound and then lost a belter in a heavy …Steve Percy via email
Many, many thanks for a superb lesson yesterday morning. I’ve got the fly fishing bug big time and look forward to our next session.Tim
Thanks for a thoroughly enjoyable days fishing, topped off by some great fish. I learnt so much and looking forward to putting it into practice again on the Usk. Might be tempted to try the Cannop Brook also as a little closer to home.
Thanks for the photo’s.Jamie Dobbs
Awesome 3 days thank you Frank
My mind is still racing over just how much I learnt over the last 3 days, feels like a lifetime of experience on the river in just a few days. And has it transferred to my fishing!Rob Wreyford
Thank you for a most informative and enjoyable day. I will be pleased to receive the casting tips discussed and any other updates on your future courses.Tony
Thanks for a cracking day yesterday. You have taught me a lot and I’m enthused to keep going. I carried on almost until dark and had a couple of bites but nothing more.Roland