Feeding Time At The Zoo

Tonight saw a short session on my local river, the river Calder. as soon as I set eyes on the river there were fish everywhere, and I mean everywhere, up stream, down stream and under my feet! was I in for a good night?

as I set up my rod looking up at every splash, I used a leader about as long as my rod (8ft) with one of my home tied jig nymphs on the end. the weather was my only concern today with it being quite bright and sunny at 8:30pm I thought I might of had to wait a while for any real action. however after a couple of casts I was into a fish. to say it was only a small one, but very pretty at that! he put up a good fight!!


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