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What To Consider When Choosing a Salmon Fly?

By finandgame / June 10, 2020 /

What fly is often the million-dollar question? The fly is, or should be, the only thing the fish will see and so it is important to make sure we have given our selves the best chance of offering the fish what it wants. There are a few factors that I consider when choosing a salmon…

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Eat What You Shoot: Potted Grouse

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

The perfect dish to make sure you use all your Grouse from the season. With keepers working tirelessly to keep the Moors stocked it is essential none of it goes to waste. Here is a delicious recipe for a comforting lunch on the hill side. INGREDIENTS 4 Grouse (the older the better) 2 blocks of…

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Fin And Game’s Verdict On The Sealskinz Shooting Glove

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

At Fin and Game we hand pick every brand that we work with to ensure we are delivering our customers the best equipment for out in the field. We build close relationships with our suppliers and work together to choose products which we then try and test in our sport. The latest supplier to join…

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How To Successfully Dry Fly In Different Water And Weather Conditions

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

Now that the weather has warmed up and the evenings are getting longer, insect activity has increased to hatches through the day and into the evenings giving the dry fly fisher a great opportunity to catch some good-sized trout. The low water flows that we have just now are making dry fly fishing quite challenging…

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Eat What You Shoot: Roe Venison With Goats Cheese Croquettes & Roasted Beets

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

If like me the fishing has been slow and as we are not keeping the beautiful silver springers any way what is there to eat? Late April/May is the duffers month for roe stalking. We are treated to nice warm mornings and early evenings. With the Roe Bucks pre occupied with holding territory, it’s a…

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How To Pack For A Saltwater Fishing Trip

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

Packing For Fly Fishing In Alphonse, The Seychelles Packing marks the start of the holiday for me. I am a bit of a nerd when it comes to tackle and kit so I weirdly enjoy packing. The anticipation for the trip kicks in when I search the latest offerings from the leading manufactures to see…

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Preparing For The Early Brown Trout Fishing Season

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

Fin and Game’s confessed trout bum, John MacLennan, gives us the low down on how to prepare for the upcoming trout season. We even convinced him to share his fly box collection with us. John’s latest fishing adventure was to Colorado, visiting his favourite river – The Roaring Fork.  With the brown trout season now…

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Tea Smoked Trout By The Potted Lobster

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

So the shooting is over and the fishing begins. I fear a wild spring salmon might be as popular as stir fried panda! Likewise for a spring sea trout recipe! Hopefully this will be a better year for the summer seatrout on my local haunt and give me enough to harvest a couple. So to…

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Patagonia Have Changed The Wader Game: The Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

PATAGONIA MIDDLE FORK PACKABLE WADERS  For those of us who travel with our waders, we know how much weight and space they can take up, often on trips where both are a luxury you can’t afford. When I first saw the Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders packaged away, I thought it was a packable waterproof jacket. Never…

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Eat What You Shoot: BBQ Tandoori Partridge

By finandgame / June 9, 2020 /

EAT WHAT YOU SHOOT: BBQ TANDOORI PARTRIDGE – COURTESY OF THE POTTED LOBSTER A Word from the Chef:  With the shooting season drawing to an end it will be a year most of us will want to forget; salmon and sea trout runs have been disappointing, Grouse shooting, on the hole suffered with many moors having…

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