Having confidence in your leader material is a super important point for serious anglers, especially those who fish competitions… The reality being, it would take something pretty special to make anglers fishing at that level to fully commit to a new leader material, unless they had the utmost confidence in it. But it looks like market leaders Fulling Mill have introduced a new leader product ‘Masterclass Fluorocarbon‘ capable of satisfying the fishing needs and requirements … Read More Have confidence in your leader material
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…
Fulling Mill Ambassador Simon Robinson has put the lighter breaking strains of the new Masterclass Fluorocarbon to the test on spooky stillwater trout as well as wild river browns… For many years I have been a big fan of the standard Worldclass Fulling Mill fluorocarbon and use it for all my subsurface fishing on reservoirs and small stillwaters. To be totally honest I have been happy with the material for many years and really had … Read More New Masterclass Fluorocarbon Review by Simon Robinson
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.
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
Fly fishing for salmon is never easy and sometimes when the going gets tough, you need something with that X-factor, here are some essential salmon fishing tips for the coming season. Early Season Salmon Fishing Tips During the early spring months, salmon fishing can be quite difficult. This is often not because the fish are particularly hard to catch, instead, invariably they are difficult to find. Sadly, nowadays springers early in the season (between the … Read More Essential Salmon Fishing Tips for the Coming Season