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Oscar Boatfield
Fly Fishing is: elitist, sexist, racist.

Fly Fishing is: elitist, sexist, racist.

Racism. It exists in every part of society, including the countryside and its activities. It is a human rights issue. We believe it is one of the biggest problems in fly fishing.

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Oscar Boatfield
Bankside Coffee. How we make it.

Bankside Coffee. How we make it.

We love coffee here at Bear. Somehow it's even better when its made and drunk beside the river. Here is our guide to making the perfect bankside coffee for two.

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Oscar Boatfield
How To Start Fly Fishing.

How To Start Fly Fishing.

Taking up fly fishing is daunting. It's difficult to know what to use, where to go and who to listen to. It may also seem expensive and inaccessible, the reality couldn't be further from the truth. Here is our suggested pathway into the sport. 

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Oscar Boatfield
Fly Fishing And Mental Health

Fly Fishing And Mental Health

Both Oscar and I have personal experiences with mental health difficulties. I suffer from generalised anxiety and depressive disorder and Oscar suffers from depression. Mental health is a prominent part of our lives, almost as prominent as fly fishing.

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