Tag Archives | Fishing

The most successful fieldsports fair to come to London

The Zambuni team is excited to report that the London Fly Fishing Fair will be returning to the Business Design Centre on 23-24 March, 2018. Co-founded by John Kelley and his son, Fergus Kelley, this is the second annual exhibition which will exclusively feature fly fishing and outdoor lifestyle brands and experiences in central London. […]

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Pawesome Party at Orvis UK

On Wednesday night Orvis was filled with eager guests of an unusual variety – wagging tails, floppy tongues and attentive ears, we welcomed over forty canine friends through our doors for the launch of The Orvis Dog Club. Whilst the humans sipped on wine and nibbled on canapés our VIPs (very important pooches) were treated […]

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Wildlife springs to life in North Devon

Spring has well and truly arrived, and so far the weather in North Devon has been dry and a lot cooler than normal. The primroses are just spectacular lining roadside banks and many woods have beautiful scatterings of wood anemones, wild garlic and a hint of blue where the bluebells are just emerging. This weekend saw […]

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Lady Luck smiles down on the Kimbridge beat

There are few writers who can align fishing with gambling, but Theo Pike’s talents don’t just lie on the riverbank. Having penned a number of successful books on fly-fishing and the environment, including Trout in Dirty Places: 50 rivers to fly-fish for trout and grayling in the UK’s town and city centres and Pocket Guide to Balsam Bashing – and […]

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Come Rain or Shine

Standing under the thatched roof of the Orvis fishing hut, we watched as the heavens opened and the biblical rain poured. Down on the Kimbridge beat on the River Test, we stood there wondering if our guests would take one look out of their window and climb back into the safety of bed or, worse, […]

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Spring ascends to Highbullen

I will take a risk and say that spring has arrived! The easterly breezes are very welcome here in North Devon, as it means dry and warm weather, and has been over a week since the last rain fall. Although wall to wall sunshine is predicted for the next ten days, winter never seems to […]

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Zed Talks: Introducing Marcus Janssen

For the first installment of our Zed Talks series, we asked the Editor of Fieldsports Magazine, Marcus Janssen, a few questions about his role and his vision for the magazine in the years to come. Have you made any changes to the magazine since taking over the editorship from Mike Barnes? When I joined Fieldsports in […]

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Graceful Grayling on the River Test

Tucked away in Hampshire lies Orvis’ pristine Kimbridge beat. From April onwards, this stretch of the River Test is abundant with keen fishermen and women, ready with their rods to snare a prized trout from the renowned chalkstream. However, back in December it was an entirely different scene.  On a somewhat mild winter morning all […]

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A winter that feels like spring

We hear the latest from Chris Taylor down at Highbullen Hotel in North Devon With the start of the New Year, it’s time to recap over the past couple of months down in Devon. One of the triggers that stimulate spawning is cold weather, and by the beginning of November we had still not had […]

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