Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Fishing Report 18 September 2017 I’m not sure why August has such a bad reputation as a fishing month. My last few visits have been wonderful. The river has been in good order, if a little on the low side, and the weather settled and perfect. Olives have hatched, caddis […]
Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Fishing Report 14 July 2017 I’m afraid my June fishing has been almost non-existent due to domestic commitments but this was more than made up for by the arrival of a 6 pounder on the 22nd – my new granddaughter India! On the 29th we were privileged to have Stuart […]
Running a fishing club might seem to be a fairly uneventful business but in fact there is never a time when you can just go fishing and have nothing to worry about. In addition to the Cressbrook Mill hydro scheme proposal we now have local residents at Litton Mill expressing concern about flood risks to property and flooding on our path at the […]
When at last the better weather arrived, I thought I would attempt my first evening session. And there’s only one spot I head for when time is limited – Signpost’s. As ever, St Anne’s Church clock was striking 7.00 as I tackled up on the bridge above the Anglers’ Rest. I had chosen my 10 […]
Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report 30 September 2013 For me, September has always been the best of fishing months.
I’ve done very little fishing since my last report, having been on holiday in France.
Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report 30 June 2013 My annual pilgrimage to the Upper Itchen mid-month kept me away from the river for Hampshire
Cressbrook, & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report 16 June 2013 The terrible weather eased off during the first week of the month and at last we started to see some mayfly, although they have been very tardy and spread out.
Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report 29 May 2013 Low water persisted up to the middle of the month, then a little freshet brought the level up a centimetre or two, which immediately improved prospects.
The 21st March saw the grand opening ceremony of the Locked Bridge,
Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report 13 May 2013 Low water continued up to the end of April,
I’ve always felt that the “take” is what keeps true fly fishers coming back to the water.
“I hope you’re effing legal!” The stentorian voice came from somewhere far above me,causing a fluffed cast and a feeling of guilt brought about by years of childhood poaching,
PETER LAPSLEY explores the Cressbrook & Litton Fly Fishing Club’s eleven miles of water on the Derbyshire Wye,which holds healthy, self-sustaining populations of brown and rainbow trout.