Category Archives: Fishing Flies

Mayday. Mayday. Mayday! Mayfly are coming…

Mayday Mayfly

They are lies, damned lies, and statistics! My calendar tells me that this morning is the first of May yet everything else outside tells me that it is still Mid-April… But the Mayfly isn’t far away…! After a cold winter we have had one of the coldest Springs for a long time and as I write it is still cold here on the western seaboard of Ireland. With these conditions, nature has responded accordingly and everything … Read More Mayday. Mayday. Mayday! Mayfly are coming…

Stokoe Shrimps; The Design and Development.

Stokoe Shrimps

The Stokoe Shrimps have been extremely popular among northern salmon anglers over the last year, designed and developed by Fulling Mill Ambassador James Stokoe. James gives us the lowdown on the both the Original, and Red Stokoe Shrimps… Sometimes in fly fishing, we come across a fly pattern or lure which totally changes our season and the way we fish or even think… It may be by accident, or even by our own hard work, but either way, when … Read More Stokoe Shrimps; The Design and Development.

Buzzer Fishing; The ins and outs of fishing buzzers

buzzer fishing

The warmer months of April, May, and June presents us anglers with the best and most consistent buzzer fishing of the season. Nature flicks a switch to indicate the end of the cold winter weather and that spring has now arrived. With it comes huge hatches of buzzer, and as always the trout are always quick to feed on this plentiful food source. It gives us the best opportunity of the year to catch grown … Read More Buzzer Fishing; The ins and outs of fishing buzzers

Snake Flies – The development and success…

Fulling Mill Ambassador Rob Edmunds has been at the forefront of fly development and angling methods for quite some time, throughout the winter he likes to tinker with already successful patterns, such as the Snake flies, to make them better and more effective. Snake flies Snake flies are not new by any means, they have taken the still-water fly-fishing scene by storm over the last 2 or 3 years – just as I imagined they … Read More Snake Flies – The development and success…

Early Season River Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

specimen trout

As we move into March rivers around the UK begin to open for the forthcoming brown trout season, Simon Robinson reveals his river fly fishing tips and techniques to help you catch more fish. For many, it’s the end of what feels like a long wait to get out fishing again after the grayling fishing slows down. This is especially true if, like me, you opt to take a break after Christmas! river fly fishing … Read More Early Season River Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

The Belizian Ghost

Fulling Mill Ambassador Katka Švagrová, a passionate fly fisher who has more than 20 years of experience has recently returned from a trip to Belize in search of the Grey Ghost. Katka, who has been 5x women’s Czech Republic fly fishing champion within 5 years of competing, has spent the past 3 years traveling the world with a fly rod. She has experienced some of the most remote destinations in Western Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Norway, … Read More The Belizian Ghost