All posts by Phil Ratcliffe

Fulling Mill Lotions and Potions Product Review

Fulling Mill Lotions and Poitions

It’s early spring and the trout are now starting to look up, this time of year can see some of the best surface sport of the season and we need to be prepared. The business end of the dry fly set up needs just as much attention, this is why Fulling Mill have developed a number of products in their Lotions and Potions range. First up from the Lotions and Potions range is the Fulling … Read More Fulling Mill Lotions and Potions Product Review

Don’t despair when it’s a coloured affair – Catching Grayling in coloured water

Catching Grayling

With the Grayling season in full swing it is inevitable that the rivers we fish especially over the coming months will be carrying some colour, but catching grayling in coloured water can be easier than you think. We can be creatures of habit and go into lockdown in the winter periods and all too soon the inevitable cabin fever sets in.  Our thoughts turn to the Trout season in early spring and time is spent filling … Read More Don’t despair when it’s a coloured affair – Catching Grayling in coloured water

Fulling Mill Clear Silicone Foam Fly Boxes

Silicone Fly Boxes

I’ve been using the clear silicone fly boxes for quite some time now and have found them to be by far, the best I’ve used to date. They are available in two sizes; Small 110 x 85 x 19 mm holds 77 Flies (RRP £7.50) Large 190 x 110 x 19mm holds 168 Flies (RRP £8.50) One of the major problems for most anglers particular when out on water is storage, you are wanting to … Read More Fulling Mill Clear Silicone Foam Fly Boxes

The Taste of Salt is oh so sweet – Ascension Bay 2016

Ascension Bay

It’s been on my bucket list for many a year to experience the “Ghost” of the flats, and with nearly eighteen months in the planning the trip became reality in mid-June of this year.  I had teamed up with Fly Odyssey who made the booking and looked after all the necessary arrangements to Ascension Bay. It made life so simple with a group of us and nothing to worry about apart from remembering the fishing … Read More The Taste of Salt is oh so sweet – Ascension Bay 2016