Keeping Things Simple – A Guide to Fishing Small Streams (Fishing in Wales Blog – September 2020)

I wrote the original content for this guide over a decade ago for Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Magazine. Much of the information is still very relevant for those anglers wanting to explore trout fishing on the smaller and wilder streams of the UK and beyond, however, I've updated the…

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Fly Culture – Summer 2020

It was an absolute privilege to be able to contribute to the latest edition of the Fly Culture Magazine. Truly one of, if not the best magazines dedicated to fly fishing. If you're yet to subscribe, you won't be disappointed. 'This is our life. This is Fly Culture'. A very…

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Concerning Mayflies (Ephemera danica) and Other Such Things…

It is late May 2020, and we are entering the ninth week of the COVID-19 lockdown here in Wales, UK. Fishing 'within your locality' is still the message advertised by the Welsh Government; however, my favourite waters are a 30-minute drive away. As fishing clubs throughout Wales scramble to deal…

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Fly Culture Podcast – Blogs, Production Tying and the Streams of South Wales with Gareth Lewis (April 2020)

I was recently invited to join Pete Tyjas, Editor-in-Chief of Fly Culture Magazine, to chat all things fly fishing on the brilliant Fly Culture Podcast. We had a load of fun chatting fishing and fly tying, our passion for rivers and small streams, as well as my early days growing…

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Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Magazine – March 2020

It's been ten years since my last article in Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Magazine, and it was an absolute pleasure to provide this write-up concerning March Browns for the April edition. All the step by step shots were taken during this year's British Fly Fair International, and my thanks…

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Monnow Rivers Association – Auction 2020

It's that time year! Yes folks, prepare to feast your eyes on a host of amazing fly fishing goodies. From hosted fly fishing days on a selection of rivers, to rods and reels, and a range of custom-tied flies you'll not find in the shops. First though, a little background...…

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Monnow Rivers Association – Auction 2016

I'm a huge supporter of the Monnow Rivers Association and, as such, I've entered an auction lot into this year's MRA Auction. All proceeds will go to the conservation of these wonderful waters and a huge range of projects, one of the largest being the eradication of Himalayan Balsam. This…

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