On The Fly

Simon Jones looks at fly fishing in Wales.

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20070408

Fly fisherman Simon Jones follows the advice in Frank Ward's 1931 book The Lakes of Wales, and fishes for brown trout while looking at what has changed since the book was written.

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3: The would-be international fly fisherman takes the advice of book The Lakes of Wales and heads to the hills near Llanbrynmair in Powys.

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4: Jones calls on local help in the Tregaron area to follow in the footsteps of Frank Ward and his 1931 book The Lakes of Wales.

20070513

2: Jones visits a club working to ensure community access to Wales's great waters - and takes to Llyn Nantlle with two experts.

20070520

3: He forsakes the lakes and the countryside and employs a former international goalkeeper to fish for trout - in an industrial estate.

20070527

4: Some call the sewin - more commonly known as the sea trout - the finest of game fish.

Jones spends a night with the experts on the Teifi in Ceredigion.

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Desperate to represent his country, can Jones fish himself into the Welsh team and win a long-coveted cap?

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Jones follows the advice in Frank Ward's 1931 book The Lakes of Wales and searches for brown trout, meeting locals and experts.