Also appearing at Chatsworth will be top American fly-caster
Maggie Merriman, Wendy Miller, the captain of the England ladies fly fishing team and renowned young fly-tyer Emma Coxon.
George Waters is over the moon after a brilliant haul of rainbows at Pennine Trout Fishery near Rochdale.
A rod that's a little too soft, that is overweighted, is better than one that's too stiff--it's the same principle used by fly-casters
to ease casting by "over-lining," say using a 9-weight line on an 8-weight rod.
Today through Sunday, fly-casters
, fly-tiers, tackle manufacturers, authors, artists and representatives from angling destinations around the world will converge at the Royal Plaza Trade Center.
The casting pool was a hive of activity every day and was well used by fishers, fly-casters
, coracles, canoes and hunting dogs.
Rainbow and brown trout fly-casters
can target an Oracle 9ft fly rod or a Summit fly reel with Worcestershire floating line.
UMPQUA FLY-CASTERS BANQUET SET: One of the founders of the National Federation of Fly Fishers, former salmon fishing guide Bill Nelson of Eugene, will be the featured speaker at the annual banquet of the Lower Umpqua FlyCasters.
More experienced fly-casters
who have their presentation under control and a rudimentary understanding of matching artificial flies to actual insect hatches can try wetting a line in the meandering meadow sections of Hat Creek and Fall River.
Our prize pool is stuffed with rods and reels for seasiders, fly-casters
and worm drowners - plus smart tackle seat-boxes for those who have yet to win but earn merit marks for a good try.