If you've been down to the river lately (and only a few people have, judging by the Catch Returns), you may think there's a slight shortage of fish.
The truth is they're probably mostly hiding and playing hard to get due to the weather, and who could blame them?
One of our members did spot a suspicious-looking character lurking down at Harpers the other day who just might be responsible for some losses however. Apparently his name is Jack and this is what he looks like.
Well done to Keith for spotting and filming him. Any more Grayling disappear and we'll have him bang to rights.
Meanwhile, I gather that fishing in the evening, and possibly using very small dries including the famous 'plume tip' might yield a good catch, but I recommend managing your expectations and just hope to get lucky.