21 March 2022

Saltwater Fishing Tips

If you are preparing for your first saltwater trip it’s useful to know what you need to practice beforehand. This is because the more efficient your casting is, the more effective you will be at...more

21 March 2022

Anchored outdoors podcast: Marina Gibson on a passion for teaching

In this episode of the Anchored podcast – hosted by renowned angler April Vokey where she talks with some of the outdoor world’s most influential people – April is joined by Marina in...more

20 January 2022

ESOX Scotland Article: Edition 80, April 2021

It has always been important for me, since I’ve turned fishing into a lifelong career, to have what I call a ‘hobby fish’ and one of them is pike (Esox Lucius). My hobby fish are species...more

7 January 2022

Fly fishing for beginners

If you’ve ever admired the elegant, precise art of fly fishing, you might be planning to try the sport for yourself when the world opens up again. It’s natural to feel a little self-conscious when...more

15 December 2021

Austria: Spontaneous fishing trip with Fly Fishing Nation

Whilst every destination angler, family and outdoor enthusiast begins to scan the horizon for a late notice getaway, most travellers are looking for somewhere that is accessible, inexpensive and...more

1 December 2021

How to be efficient and eco-friendly this season

Flowering trees and shrubs, rhythmic drumming of the woodpecker and newborn lambs playing in the pasture, are all a sure sign that spring has arrived. These natural wonders are also the calling for...more

22 November 2021

Atlantic salmon: How I introduce an absolute beginner to salmon fishing

In my eyes, and those of many others, the Atlantic salmon is regarded as the King of Fish and is the ultimate prize for many anglers, myself included. They’re an anadromous fish species, meaning...more

2 November 2021

Fishy Business – From Talking Game, Summer 2021

With wild Atlantic salmon numbers continuing to fall and salmon farms attracting more bad press than sea lice, Jane Pruden talks to fly fishing instructor and industry ambassador, Marina Gibson about...more

11 October 2021

Cast & Blast: Mother & Daughter | Fieldsports Journal

I’m lucky that I share the same passion as my mother. Some would say I have even followed in her footsteps as she has been fly fishing since her early 20s and tickling trout, gudgeon and bullheads...more

27 April 2020

5 ways to improve your fishing skills during isolation

1. Accuracy practice (preferably outdoors to avoid breakages!): Place the targets in a range of distances and positions (straight ahead, left & right). If you don’t have outside space don’t...more

8 January 2020

The White Hart, Stockbridge: Fullers Hotel Review

Stockbridge is home away from home. I find myself there every summer during the warmer months and have built fond memories over the last five years fishing beautiful gin clear chalk streams. My...more

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