Chub on fly

Gerald Penkler has been on a mission to catch the European barbel on fly. In his attempts to find suitable rivers for these fish, he’s stumbled upon several lovely spring creeks that hold good stocks of carp, chub, barbel, roach, tench, grayling and brown trout. However, the long stretches of private property along the river […]

UK pike on fly

Gerald Penkler recently got lucky with his first pike on fly. The 10 pounder was caught approx. 6 m deep on a rainbow trout imitation. He reported that he lost a much bigger fish next to the boat (estimated between 15 and 20 lb), but he was satisfied with the first fish.  I believe a 10 […]