Monthly Archives: March 2014

Big Boots to Fill!

We consider ourselves very lucky to be the stewards of one of England’s most historic Salmon, Trout and Sea Trout fisheries situated on the lower reaches of the famous river Test in Hampshire. The fly fishing history at Testwood and Nursling runs as deep as the chalk bedrock from which the river springs. Similarly, the provenance of the Hardy name is steeped deep in piscatorial history and we have many sepia photographs hanging the walls of our lodges showing anglers of yesteryear fishing with Hardy tackle at Testwood and Nursling. Recently, the advent of SINTRIX by Hardy has taken the fly fishing world by storm… and this isn’t the first time Hardy have produced a revolutionary series of fly rods. Christening, or should I say re-naming the new rods Jet’ was presenting some big boots to fill. The original Hardy … Continue reading

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