Midlands Fly Fishing — The Blog￼
March and early April have provided excellent fly fishing opportunities on still waters large and small.
The buzzer fishing has really taken off on the lakes now, a selection of black, red and olive pupa have produced fish most days. When the hatch is not on, lures fished on floating, intermediate and sinking lines have produced the goods.
The coming weeks will bring better and better nymph and dry fly fishing, plus the river season gets into high gear and dry fly fishing becomes much more consistent.
April 2015 has treated us to some wonderful fly fishing for trout! On the lakes and reservoirs a mixture of lures and nymphs, buzzers in particular, have accounted for many great catches and some superb individual specimens. Towards the month end we’ve experienced some good dry fly fishing opportunities too with emerging midge and olive patterns taking quality fish.River fishing is really coming into it’s own now. The nymph fishing is fantastic with dry fly becoming increasingly effective as hatches build.
It’s been a busy month here at Midlands Fly Fishing, our popular corporate events have been a huge success.
The reservoir fly fishing seminar was a great hit at the fabulous Carsington Water. Anglers who attended varied from first time reservoir fly fishers to the very experienced, everyone provided positive feedback, having learnt much to further their fly fishing.
If you missed out on this event, don’t miss out again, checkout our May Stillwater event here!
Our daily guide trips, fly fishing and casting lessons have been busy too, as many people look forward to the prospect of increasingly good trout fishing as spring progresses and Mayfly season approaches!
Come join us waterside this spring!
What a difference warm sunshine makes at this time of year. It feels fantastic to be waterside, making the most of a new river trout season, plus fabulous spring stillwater fishing with you all.
On the lakes, buzzer hatches are increasing, providing great sport with quality trout. Pre and post hatch, time is best spent prospecting with lures, or casting to trout chasing baitfish.
River fishing is heating up too, with good hatches of olives, stoneflies and midge encouraging trout to start looking up for food. Sport is far more consistent to nymph fishing tactics currently, however a few more days like today will encourage more surface feeding activity.