Fishing an English chalkstream
- Created: Thursday, 26 November 2009 22:30
- Last Updated: Thursday, 26 November 2009 22:30
- Written by Ulf Hagström
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So in November 2009 I was in Stoke in England tying at the Brittish Fly fair international, a great thing in itself and I had the time of my life there. What really made it an even greater experience was to fish a English Chalkstream for the first time in my life. The Itchen is situated south of London and it was a 1-2 hour drive to get there from Chris Reeves where I was staying while there.
So it was me and Chris and Teddy Pattlen from the US. I met Teddy for the first time three years ago when he tied at the big show here in Sweden, and he is a fantastic guy to spend some time with. We had a great day at a stream so different from anything I had ever fished before.
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