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If you are looking for a stocking filler or a present for a friend, then Roxtons are delighted to recommend Cancer and Pisces by Mick May. This book charts Mick’s medical journey and his fight against fatal asbestos-linked cancer. It is a great read covering the many painful treatments and his frequent fishing trips to British and international rivers.
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The East Ranga has had a staggering weeks fishing. Conditions have been excellent and with very strong runs of fresh fish, the result was a total of 503 fish landed to an average of 14 rods fishing the river. Equally interesting is the quality and health of the returning salmon. Clearly the feeding at sea has been excellent and the grilse and multi sea winter salmon are in excellent condition.
Iceland's borders have remained open to other EU and Schengen states throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, under the condition that passengers quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. From 15 June passengers can opt for a COVID-19 test upon arrival, as an alternative to quarantine. The cost of this is ISK 15,000 and unless arriving after 5pm passengers should receive the result the same day.
Since writing last, on 30th March, much water has passed under the gargantuan bridge that has proved to be the Coronavirus pandemic.
Having had one of the earliest and strongest letting periods in the last 35 years in January and February – no one would have dreamt that a silent killer in the form of C-19 would have had such a profound and dramatic effect on all our lives, both at home and worldwide.
In these dark times, with the world in turmoil, please take a moment to enjoy this moment of light. A short video on the formidable Golden Dorado produced by friend and client Paul P. Please watch and subscribe for more great content from his travels around the world.