New Zealand is one of the most incredible trout fishing destinations in the world. It consistently provides giant brown trout along with rainbows that are more akin to steelhead on the West Coast of North America. The crystal clear waters and spectacular dry fly opportunities make the long journey to the other side of the world more than worthwhile. The stunning landscape and plethora of non-fishing activities that can be done in New Zealand make … Read More Fly Fishing in New Zealand, Essential Fly Patterns.
There are only a handful of insects that cause a stir like the Mayfly (Ephemera Danica). Both anglers and fish tend to go ‘potty’ when the mayfly fishing starts, it’s a food source that trout can never turn down. Although much loved by fish, when this large insect first appears, it has the ability to terrify fish before they realise that the mayfly is the ultimate meal. The mayfly as a nymph inhabits the slower moving … Read More Get Ready for Mayfly Fishing with Fulling Mill
As with any type of fishing various tactics, locations and even species drift in and out of fashion. To be a grayling fly fisher is still a relatively new thing, whilst there are those who have fished for this wonderful species all their life for the majority it has only grown in popularity over the last 15 years or so. On the 1st October each year I lose the trout focus that has gripped me … Read More Top 5 Grayling Flies to try this Winter