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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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​Mackenzie FX1 Saltwater Fly Rod Review

By finandgame / April 20, 2020 /

As with the majority of my conversations with Scott Mackenzie, the discussion soon turned to fishing, recent trips, current catches and future trips. I mentioned that I had an up and coming saltwater trip to Alponse Island in the Seychelles. Scott asked if I would mind taking out his new range of FX1 saltwater rods…

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Fin And Game’s Early Season Fly Fishing Tips

By finandgame / April 20, 2020 /

Planning on fishing on the River Tweed this year? We asked Head Boatman of Upper Floors, Johnathan Mackereth, for some tips on the best equipment for fishing in the early season. Early Season Tips – PT.1 – Lines In the early spring you usually have bigger and colder waters so you need something which is…

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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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Every Purchase You Make From Fin And Game Gives Back!

By finandgame / April 20, 2020 /

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Fin and Game have become a member of 1% For The Planet. This means that every purchase you make from Fin and Game, 1% of every sale will go directly back to organisations which are working to protect our planet. At Fin and Game we are determined to play…

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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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