Arrived 2pm at Fishermans to some scattered rising and quickly began catching grayling with a few rainbows all taking yellow f fly and Tupps both in 20's after realising they were on the menu amongst the millions of sedge and midges. Moving up towards the pumping station I had some quality nosebleed angling, sighting grayling under my feet while peeping over the reeds, then dropping my fly and watching them slowly rise to the surface and Bingo!
Moving through the pavillion I managed some specimens as usual, this river has so many its untrue and my larrys pride did well again, bringing a 4lb brown which gave a real tussle for 15 mins along with a few large rainbows. Today suprised me as I expected an autumnal slowing down in terms of angling but it was all systems go with amazing fishing in September.
As the light faded 2 young anglers appeared who'd struggled a little through the day so I offered a little assistance hoping to save the day, afterall these lads are the future. I offered one of my succesful late evening sedge patterns and the takes began coming fast and after playing a few fish 15 year old Conor finally landed this fine rainbow below. Obviously he was made up and watching him release that fish safely was immense joy for me, never mind being engraved on this young mans memory for ever and well worth arriving late home for dinner.