28th March 2011

Monday 28th March and as you can see the river is good , as I crossed the bridge I observed three good sized Grayling hovering over the gravel in preparation for spawning , the largest around 15" .

It was good to see those anglers I met on opening day Friday , some of whom had already landed their first fish , others still searching but all cheerful to be out on the river after a long winter .

I had no time on the river Saturday or Sunday as I was busy heather burning as part of the moorland management as the other pictures can testify , so my apologies to those of you you out over the weekend .