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 »

May 22nd, 2014

Improve Your Speycasting with a World Champion!

by LeeB


Scott Mackenzie LessonsVisit Sportfish Reading on the weekend of 7th/8th June 2014 and get a half hour speycasting lesson with three times world champion Scott Mackenzie. Spaces are strictly limited to fourteen half hour sessions over the weekend so hurry and book in advance. These one to one lessons are only £30 so we expect them to go quickly. Only one lesson per person can be booked. Read more »

May 14th, 2014

Allan’s Guide to Summer Sea-Trout Fishing

by AllanS


Sea Trout GuideWe are just coming into the summer sea-trout fishing season. Sea-trout are an enigmatic quarry worthy of considerable effort on the part of the angler and this will probably involve some loss of sleep! There is no doubt that night fishing will give the best chance of success when the river is at normal summer level. Read more »