Although grayling technically come into season on June 16th, for those wielding trout rods the dawn of October is when our thoughts switch to them proper.
Wearing a scarf in summer can feel antithetical to the season. You just ditched the layers, after all, and it feels delicious simply to throw on a pair of shorts and a T-shirt before heading out.
This applies to all us fisher folk if we are honest. The fish aren’t biting. The water is too warm. They don’t want the flies I fish. They don’t fight very well.
Dorset possesses not only a stunning coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the U.K., but also boasts bucolic rolling hills and vast woodland wilderness, perfect for those who favour long walks and hikes. It is also a decidedly dog-friendly destination.
The Helios 3 strung up and ready for battle in deepest Russia.
The launch of the Helios 3 had us all itching to get our grubby mitts on this new and exciting rod. After all, who wouldn’t be intrigued by claims of “true tracking and deadly accurate”? Skeptics might say this is mere hype, though having compared the H3 side by side with both its predecessors the H1 and H2, I can confidently say a dollop of truth exists.
Travelling abroad requires documentation, and your dog needs a passport just like you do. The Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) is the basis of the pet passport, a document that allows pets to be transported across international borders without quarantine or the need for excessive paperwork.
One in three dogs will become lost at some point, and we want them to find their way home. Your dog’s microchip is a proactive way to ensure a happy ending for a wandering pet, but the chip is effective only if the information recorded on it is current. That’s the idea behind Check the Chip Day, falling on August 15 of each year.