a 3lbs 6oz River Eden trout for Alan

September in Eden…another season draws to a close.

September in Eden saw another season draw to a close. Due to the unprecedented events of 2020 and the early season lockdown due to the Coronavirus outbreak, it’s been a much shorter season than normal – and it seems to have flown over! But, compared to August, we finished with a relatively good month. Despite […]

August in Eden, a nice fish for Pete!

August in Eden…another unsettled month!

August in Eden was another unsettled month! Heavy rain on the evening of the 4th brought our rivers up and we lost a few days whilst they were settling back to a more fishable level. Once they did, we managed ten days of settled weather before rain on the 18th heralded a very unsettled final […]

July was a great month in Eden

Eden in July – great sport amid fluctuating river levels

Eden in July was a month of unsettled weather and some great sport amid fluctuating river levels. The month began with a falling, coloured river and the first two weeks consisted of a series of rising and falling waters. But it didn’t hamper our efforts too much and a mix of nymphs, either on their […]

Junein Eden and a fish on the midge

June in Eden and a return of the rainy season!

I’m sure that our seasons are changing. The pattern nowadays seem to be that we get summer-like weather in the spring and then by mid-June it begins to turn autumnal and the rains come. This June seemed to be following the same pattern. By the time Keith joined me on the 4th the weather was […]

A beautiful Eden trout from May 2020

We’re Back! Fishing resumes in the Eden Valley

We’re back! Fishing resumes in the Eden Valley. After a long break following the UK government announcement and subsequent Coronavirus lockdown on the 23rd of March, we’re back and my guiding and tuition will resume. Please see my website (www.theedenangler.co.uk) for more details. Fishing in the Eden Valley is back. Although some clubs, for fear […]

September - another season draws to a close in Eden

September in Eden – Another season draws to a close.

September in Eden began the way that August ended, in fact it seems to have been the pattern for the whole of our 2019 summer: a series of wet fronts blowing in from the west! We had a high rivers in Eden on the 1st, cold winds and showers on the 2nd and rising rivers […]

Tolu with her first Rainbow trout

A soggy August

August was a wet month in Eden! River levels were up and down throughout the month. But we were lucky. We didn’t lose many days on the river and when we did, our local lakes provided a good back-up. After a big lift at the end of July our rivers were out on the first […]

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 […]