Frantisek Hanak needs no introduction many of you will have no doubt used at one time or another a 'Hanak' product. Arguably the Czech fishing team are one of, if not the best fishing team in the world.
The river angler however is faced with a whole different set of problems not the least of which is the strength of flow and the proximity to the fish.
I am as guilty as the next man! Yes guilty, I turn up at the same river walk to the same runs and catch the same fish. The same goes for many of us who are short on time and keen to get that fishing fix!
The Grayling (thymallus thymallus) , the lady of the stream once thrown up the bank and considered a pest by the keepers of the Chalk Streams and Trout anglers alike.
With the weather being what it is many fisheries fly fishing sport will be drying up fast!