Archive for the tag 'Fishing gear'

Urbantrout sidecasts: Monday 25 November

‘Sculpin’, ‘Trout’ and ‘Shrimpy’ go urban grayling fishing somewhere up north… no hotspotting here! Salford Friendly Anglers launch their revamped website, including an urgent appeal to stand up for the Irwell in the Environment Agency’s Challenges and Choices consultation London calling: making headlines in The Angler, undoing historic dredging and impoundment damage on the Hogsmill, and […]

Urbantrout winter fly-fishing gear: Get your karma on today (and a free car sticker too)

Will wearing Urbantrout gear help you catch more or bigger fish? Despite convincing photographic evidence since our launch earlier this year, that’s one result this eco-brand probably still can’t guarantee. But we do know you’ll look good and feel full of good karma wearing our carefully designed urban fishing gear. And since successful fishing is all […]

World Rivers Day: Sunday 29 September

This year’s World Rivers Day will be marked in south London by the official launch of the Living Wandle HLF-funded urban landscape partnership projects – and Urbantrout will be there too! 5 years on from the Wandle Piscators’ first World Rivers Day event in 2008, the angling club is hosting a fishing-themed event from 12 […]

Urbantrout peaked beanie hats: Grab yours today!

Now September’s almost two weeks old, we’ve suddenly started noticing a real chill in the air… and we’re doubly delighted to announce the arrival of our super-funky new range of urban steelheader-style beanies. From our description over in the Urbantrout shop: Whatever this winter throws at you, you’ll fish more effectively when you’re wearing one […]

Design your own Urbantrout hoodie this week!

Urbantrout’s iconic hoodies are designed to help you fish where you live, taking you comfortably from riverbank (concrete or otherwise!) to city bar or wilderness roadhouse with almost-invisible stealth or bright yet organic urban style. Now it’s September, we’re celebrating the arrival of autumn with Urbantrout’s first design-your-own-hoodie week – helping you express your colder-weather […]

Urbantrout’s online shop is open!

It’s a real thrill to announce that our new online shop is now open, selling our introductory range of Urbantrout branded hoodies, t-shirts, fishing caps, and even window stickers for your fishing wagon – as well as signed copies of Trout in Dirty Places (just in case you haven’t got yours yet). Click here to […]

Urbantrout at the BFFI

Urbantrout returned to the British Fly Fair International this weekend, joining the Wild Trout Trust crew on their stand to sign even more copies of Trout in Dirty Places and officially launching our very own eco-branded hoodies, t-shirts, fishing caps and window stickers. As ever, the fair provided a perfect occasion to represent the urban […]

Launching Urbantrout’s new urban fly-fishing gear!

Today we’re delighted to announce a major development for Urbantrout: the launch of our new range of urban street-style fly-fishing gear… … with 10% of annual profits going directly to help fund urban river restoration projects. As we’ve said over on our full announcement page… If you want to stroll the banks of a manicured […]

Urban fly-tying: Tim James, Tavistock

Readers of last year’s best-selling urban fly-fishing blockbuster may recall how impressed we were by the locally-tied flies of Tavistock fishing guide Tim James… … which we loved enough to pick up a generous handful from the counter of English Country Pursuits, the town’s huntin’, shootin’ and fishin’ shop. Some of these featured in chapter […]

Urbantrout sidecasts: Monday 25 February

Midcurrent reviews the latest Orvis fly-fishing sling pack (we’re loving the digital camo colourway for stealthy urban ops… stay tuned for something special!) Retreat from trouble: the Porter Brook’s native white-clawed crayfish are evacuated from Sheffield city centre to a high-altitude ark site somewhere in the surrounding Pennines A few miles upstream from that tunnel, […]

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