July Brown trout in Eden

July in Eden

July was a drier month in Eden. The rivers dropped back and daytime sport was a bit more challenging at times. But, all – I hope – enjoyed it and it was great to welcome a few to Eden who were having their first taste of fly fishing. Mike is into the first fish of […]

Charlie with a nice Brown Trout

June was a great month in Eden!

June was a great month in Eden! May’s unsettled weather continued into June. The river held at a good level throughout most of the month and we had the best hatches of Blue Winged Olive that I’ve seen for many years! Hakan worked the upstream nymph to good effect Rain at the end of May […]

A Joyful May

May was a very changeable month. But it is often described a ‘a Joyful May’ and it was, we had some great sport with most Eden Angler clients seeing action on their days out. The month started with cloudy days and cold Northerly winds. The fly weren’t put off though and we had some great […]

Steve plays a fish on his recent visit to Eden

A fickle April

There are many sayings about the changeable month of April and it didn’t disappoint this year. It certainly was a fickle month. We had rain, hail, snow, and horrible easterly winds. But we also had some great hatches. March Browns and Large dark Olives continued to hatch in the early part of the Month. The […]

March 2019 – Here we go again!

Another trout season in Eden kicked off on March 15th. Strong winds and heavy overnight rain meant that opening day was a bit of a washout – then Storm Hannah hit us on the 16th! A nice fish to start the season March Browns were hatching The river was dropping and fishable by the 19th […]

Mike with his PB Eden trout

September and the end of another season in Eden

The seasons seem to fly over nowadays and the final month came around faster than I would have liked. But – despite changeable conditions – we finished 2018 on a high. The month saw a mix of newcomers and re-visits to Eden, our rivers provided most with some action, and I managed a Personal Best! […]

A beautiful River Eden brown trout

Rain at last!

The long overdue rains arrived in August. River levels fluctuated during the second half of the month and we had some great fishing! The water temperature was slow to drop, but the fresh water and tinge of colour certainly woke the fish up. They still had their moments when they refused to ‘play ball’ but, […]

A Dry July!

July, like June before it, turned out to be one of the driest and warmest on record – which was definitely not what we fisherman would have wished for! The rivers were very low and water temperatures were high, so we had to choose our areas carefully. Areas where the water was cooler and more […]

Fish on the midge during 'Flaming June'

Flaming June

Flaming June has certainly lived up to it’s name, some areas have experienced the warmest and driest June on record! The month actually started off with a couple of wet days: the Eden and it’s main tributary, the Eamont, both rose slightly. The touch of fresh water perked things up during the first week of […]

A beautiful May brown trout

Fly fishing in sunny May

May was a very dry, and sunny, month in Eden. Strong westerly winds blasted through the area at the start of the month. Olive Uprights and Iron Blue Duns were still hatching in decent numbers at the start of the month and some good sport was had on dry imitations. This 3lbs 8ozs beauty was […]