There is magic in it. Yes. As everyone knows, meditation and water are wedded forever. Herman Melville – Moby Dick

We had driven to that coast Through flowers and limestone And there we were, toasting friendship, Laying down a perfect memory In the cool of thatch and crockery. Seamus Heaney

Ask when for season – Season is April to December – with key times of June to October Ask when for time of day – A good time is during the change of light from dark to bright or bright to dark (dawn and dusk) – or go dark….. Ask when for state of tide – Spring tides often produce more fish than neap tides Ask when within tidal run – Some locations… Read More

I have used the Guideline Coastal line when saltwater fly fishing here in Ireland for many years now. In fact I fish with it quite a lot and really like the older type lines – HERE Now guideline have created a new version – The Coastal Evolve. Guidline have shortened the head from 10.5 m to 9.8 meters and the weight moves from 19 to 19.5 grams for the #8. This is… Read More

Catch and Respect – Fly-fishing for bass – & Leave no trace There is a skill too, in the proper release of fish! Please limit your kill rather than killing your limit. Catching a wild fish like a bass is a skillful process, releasing one successfully back to the sea alive and healthy also requires skill and good techniques. I try and apply the following to my own fishing as best I… Read More

Storms, snow, permit fishing and the longest silence.