CRUISING IN THE SLO LANE

Striking a balance between enjoying a holiday with his young family and targeting marbles, Gerald Penkler experiences fly fishing in Slovenia at a different pace.

CARP ON FRY

Plop.  Greedy eyes swivelled towards the commotion. As they focussed, I swear she licked her fat rubber lips at the fry pattern hovering 1.5m away. 

OCEAN TRIGGERFISH

Fly fishing for ocean triggerfish: Forget the gaudy colours of its Indian Ocean brethren, the ocean triggerfish is the Anna Wintour of the entire goofy,

FLEACING MULLET

Mullet are suckers for a floating sand flea imitation. This is especially true along beaches where masses of sand fleas are writhing under every frond

TAIL STRUMMING GUITARFISH

Fly fishing for guitarfish: Tails slapped and splashed ahead.  Excitedly, we crunched our way forward through shells and the West Coast mist that enveloped everything

EXOTIC ROACH ZONKER SBS

A shadow cruised just under the turquoise surface.  Could it be? The shape suggested a small Mangar.  It accelerated towards the small white zonker that

DEEP TROUT

Trout catch reports in August are always low for the big UK reservoirs. In the cooler depths, even with a DI8, they are hard to

SUMMER CHUBBING

Gold flashed and I ducked behind the shrubbery. In the pale morning light, a spectacle emerged. A thick black cloud of fry penned in by

RATATAT

Sploosh. Another huge rat jumped off the shore into the river.   Their swimming prowess underwater is unreal. The speed, agility and comfort in water

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