August 14th, 2014

An Introduction to Tenkara Fly Fishing with Mike Roden

by LeeB


An Introduction to TenkaraFrom a modest start Tenkara fly fishing is now growing in both awareness and popularity both in the UK and across Europe. Indeed, there are now an ever increasing band of enthusiasts for whom Tenkara is the only method of fly fishing that they practice. For most however, it will be in additional string to their bow to compliment the more common rod, reel and line set up. Read more »

August 7th, 2014

Summer School Holiday Fishing with the Kids

by AllanS


Kids Summer FishingNow we are right in the middle of the summer holiday season there has never been a better time to get the kids fishing. For once the fickle British summer is living up to expectations so fishing is a great excuse to spend some quality time in the great outdoors. There are lots of reasons why they will enjoy the experience but most important of all – it’s a lot of fun! Read more »

July 2nd, 2014

Sportfish at the 2014 CLA GameFair

by LeeB


2014 CLA GamefairIt’s nearly GameFair time and we are all getting really excited. This is a huge event for us, and one that takes a great deal of planning. It takes a huge effort from the guys & girls that do all the hard work behind the scenes but we all really enjoy putting everything together to ensure we have the biggest and best in game fishing for you all. This year we are going to pull out all the stops! Read more »

June 13th, 2014

Top Tips for Summer 2014 Bass Fly Fishing!

by AllanS


Summer UK Bass FishingInterest in fly fishing for bass has grown massively in recent years, so much so that it’s now a regular part of the fishing calendar for many fly fishers. As a sport, bass fly fishing has a lot going for it, if you can get to the coast it’s free, the tackle required is limited and bass are a hard fighting true game fish. Read more »

May 29th, 2014

Ladies, Would You Like to Try Fly Fishing?

by AllanS


Gilly BatesJoin accomplished professional fly fishing instructor Gilly Bate at Sportfish Reading to find out more about this wonderful hobby. Gilly will take you through the basics of fly fishing in a relaxed and informal half-day session at our purpose built facilities. There’s a lot to learn but Gilly will get your fly fishing career off to a flying start with a fun morning split between indoor sessions and practical casting and fishing on the lake. Read more »