All posts by Simon Robinson

Top Tips to catch more fish on Small Waters in Winter

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The holiday season is definitely ‘fishing season’ for anglers, once Christmas is out of the way may fishermen head to their local still waters for some post Xmas fun, here are Simon Robinson’s top tips to catch more fish on Small waters this winter. Whilst I now devote the vast majority of my time to river fishing, I do still enjoy my time on the Still waters. as rivers are often out of sorts during … Read More Top Tips to catch more fish on Small Waters in Winter

Simon Robinson’s Top Tips for Winter Grayling

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Winter grayling fishing is fast becoming the ‘in’ thing among fly anglers with more and more anglers seemingly taking up the winter pastime. As we move into the depths of winter, the trout fishing season almost seems a distant memory. This, however, does not mean that you need to put your rods away until the spring and more of us are beginning to take advantage of the excellent grayling fishing available across the UK. Below are … Read More Simon Robinson’s Top Tips for Winter Grayling

Simon Robinson’s 5 Reasons to use Fulling Mill Fluorocarbon

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For many seasons now I have been using Fulling Mill fluorocarbon for almost all of my Stillwater and reservoir fishing, be it pleasure or competition. I have used many brands and long before becoming a Fulling Mill ambassador I had settled on this material as my first choice. It is also the first choice of a number of top international small Stillwater anglers who also use it in preference to other, often more expensive brands. … Read More Simon Robinson’s 5 Reasons to use Fulling Mill Fluorocarbon

FM Competition Heavyweight Barbless Hooks Review

When it comes to a new range of hook like the Competition Heavyweight Barbless Hooks – I am fortunate to be in a position where I can take them on board and give feedback where neccessary. Of late, I have been reviewing these new hooks from Fulling Mill, and boy are they good… I have used many of the other Fulling Mill barbless hooks with great success, particularly the heavyweight champ hooks for lures and … Read More FM Competition Heavyweight Barbless Hooks Review

Using Highly Visible Dry Flies

In recent years I have been experimenting with increasing the visibility of my dry flies, whilst I am still fortunate to have good eye-sight, there are certain light and water conditions where it is difficult to see dry flies on the surface. Using highly visible dry flies is the answer. The best way to do this is to include a ‘sighter’ in the form of a bright post. Conditions where this can help the angler … Read More Using Highly Visible Dry Flies