Leslie Barclay in action on a beautiful Shetland summer evening.
Billy Reid and Tony Li scrutinise Leslie Barclay's hedgehogs.
David Mac Senior playing a big trout at 2am during the simmer dim
David Moir attaching the killing fly!
David Pottinger and Mike Forbes enjoying they're fishing - photo by Gordon Waddell
Connell Gresham fishing for early season sea trout - Photo by Tony Li
Larry Dalziel looks delighted with this 8 pound plus trout- Photo by David Pottinger
Casting a dry fly to a rising fish
Birka Water during the Simmer Dim
The red granite landscape at the back of Ronas Hill- true wilderness fishing with dozens of lochs to explore- if you visit this area be sure to pack a map and compass because the mist can descend suddenly
Tranquility is found in abundance in Shetland-
Fish on- Benston Loch
This 3 pounder was full of sticklebacks which is an important food item for the trout
Wading the shoreline of Birka Water
The sun doesnt always shine so come prepared for all weather if you visit shetland. This optimistic angler is changing a fly in an early May snow shower (which fortunately is not that common).
Shetland is a great place for float tubing
Raw Early Season.
Fly fishing through the simmer Dim- back of Ronas Hill
Flat calm can make fly fishing difficult but in a landscape like this what does it matter- Muckle Roe
An utterly beautiful trout is returned back to the loch
After midnight on Girlsta Loch
Davey Pottinger prepares to net a big trout that has dived in to the weed- photo Paul Bloomer
A beautifully marked hill loch trout caught on a dry fly after midnight in the simmer dim.
photo by Paul Bloomer
Graeme Callender in action on Tingwall Loch - photo by Ian Reid