How to Approach the Water – With Paul Procter

Writer, AAPGAI instructor, guide, Vice President of the WTT and ‘Wildfish’ with 46 years experience on rivers, stillwaters and saltwater fishing, Paul Procter shares his considerable knowledge on the subject of how to approach the water (in this case a clear chalk stream).

In this interesting short film, Paul discussed how to identify the best probable fish ‘feeding’ lies and how to distinguish them from a resting lie. He also explains how, along with the timing of the daily hatch, understanding water topography, submerged vegetation and bankside features, will play a vital role in you achieving success.

Moreover, his great tip for gently inverting a trout to aid un-hooking, has also been know to work with eels!.