Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Lee Evans
20 followers -
Fly fishing enthusiast and ginger dog man.
Fly fishing enthusiast and ginger dog man.

20 followers
About
Lee's posts

Post has attachment
Dry Summer - River Usk 2015
Winter's End  As the wettest most miserable winter comes to a merciful end, and the trout season nears, I am compelled to recount last summer's dry fly fishing on the lower middle Usk.  Slow water at Bryn Derwen Ken cutting (image: John Poutney) How did I g...

Post has attachment
No Pressure - Spring 2015
Hiraeth - longing, yearning, nostalgia  I miss the trout season already. Strangely, it’s not those
eagerly anticipated dawn ‘til dusk sessions on new beats that I miss the most, but
those stolen hours on the Usk by my house. I must be getting old.  I feel t...

Post has attachment
Resurrection – March Browns, River Usk
At the risk of repeating myself, it’s been a while since my last entry.
Short on time, I've been forced to make the choice between fishing, tying flies
and blogging - my fly boxes are also sparsely populated at the moment. Early Riser We start early on the ...

Post has attachment
Out of Time
Inactivity I’ve not posted a blog entry since August and it’s been
nagging at me. Since that time I have started a demanding new job and my
wife has given birth to our daughter. Changing priorities and less spare time have
resulted in fewer hours on the riv...

Post has attachment
Out of Time
Inactivity I’ve not posted a blog entry since August and it’s been
nagging at me. Since that time I have started a demanding new job and my
wife has given birth to our daughter. Changing priorities and less spare time have
resulted fewer hours on the river....

Post has attachment
Home Improvements
Inactivity I’ve not posted a blog entry since August and it’s been
nagging at me. Since that time I have started a demanding new job and my
wife has given birth to our daughter. Changing priorities and less spare time have
resulted fewer hours on the river....

Post has attachment
Until the End of the Day - River Usk, Summer 2014
No Rain Despite maintaining good levels for the first half of the season, the Usk catchment has not received significant rainfall since late May and the bones of the river are on display. Hot dry spells dictate that I fish mainly in the relative cool of the...

Post has attachment
Higher Ground - Llyn Gamallt and Llyn Gwyddior, May 2014
Wild things I left my meeting near Blaenau Ffestiniog and drove into the slate mining town ('that roofed the world') to pick up Aled who had been to purchase tickets for the next day at Llyn Gamallt . We have been going on jaunts to fish upland lakes or lly...

Post has attachment
Reap What You Sow, River Monnow, May 2014
Reflections, Saturday 3rd May The morning session with Dave had been superb, very
challenging but, when we got it right, we were rewarded with some beautiful upper
Monnow trout.   Monnow blues    Playing a Monnow trout By mid-afternoon, while Dave was ...

Post has attachment
False Starts - River Usk and River Taff, April 2014
What a Difference a Day Makes Bryn
Derwen, River Usk, 12th & 13th April   It was Saturday morning. I had grilled a few cuts of Raglan pig and was relieved when Welsh exile
and itinerant angler, Morgan, arrived on time. We had not fished the new beat
togethe...
Wait while more posts are being loaded