All posts by Lisa Isles

Catching Stocked Rainbow Trout on Buzzers

stocked rainbow trout

Stocked rainbow trout are often looked down upon by ‘purists’, but as an angler who enjoys all types of fly fishing, I love to head out to local still waters and test my skills against winter trout… Upon arriving at Barnsfold Water on a cold Saturday morning, there were several fly-fishers there already… all keen anglers and great to see them out on the water even though the weather was bitterly cold and really quite windy. … Read More Catching Stocked Rainbow Trout on Buzzers

Drag free drifts – Dry fly fishing on the River San

Dry fly fishing on the river San

Fulling Mill ambassador Lisa Isles is no stranger to the river San, Poland. Her annual trip has recently passed and she’s has given us a great enlightenment in how to make drag free drifts when dry fly fishing on this excellent river. Also, don’t forget to check out her most recent blog post on how to prepare for a fly fishing trip abroad.  The River San Normally, the River San can produce some spectacular hatches, … Read More Drag free drifts – Dry fly fishing on the River San

6 Tips on Preparing for Fly Fishing Trips Abroad

fly fishing trips abroad

Autumn is the time many anglers here in the United Kingdom pack their bags and head off to destinations abroad in the search of fine weather and good fishing. Here are a few of my tips on preparing for fly fishing trips abroad. When I come to getting prepared for fly fishing trips abroad, there is no better feeling than being organised. It takes all the stress and worries from the ‘what if’ and ‘have I’ … Read More 6 Tips on Preparing for Fly Fishing Trips Abroad

Czech Nymphing for Grayling

Czech nymphing

Winter fly-fishing for Grayling can prove to be extremely challenging, but using the correct methods and styles can increase your chances no end, here we look into Czech Nymphing. Some days you’ll seem to just be in the right place at the right time and others, it will seem like the river is void of fish… I always find once that cold weather really starts to kick in, the Grayling shoal up even more and … Read More Czech Nymphing for Grayling

Fishing Dry Flies for Grayling on the River San

Grayling Dry Flies

October has to be one of my favourite times to fly-fish for Grayling, it just so happens that it’s also one of the best months of the year to fly-fish for them on the River San in Poland. The first time I fished the mighty River San was around 5 years ago now, over the years the San has taught me things that no local river has.. or even could in many ways. Catching Grayling on … Read More Fishing Dry Flies for Grayling on the River San

Atlantic Salmon in Northern Norway

Atlantic Salmon Lisa Isles

Fly-fishing in Northern Norway has got to be one of the most incredible destinations I have travelled to, fishing for Atlantic Salmon, Trout and Grayling, all with 24-hours of daylight! I absolutely love the challenge of going to a new country, fishing a completely new river, and this trip was going to be no exception. Even more so… going after a species which I had only dabbled in a few years ago, this time it … Read More Atlantic Salmon in Northern Norway