In the UK, fly fishing for grayling is mostly done during late Autumn and Winter but on the Continent, the Summer and early Autumn months are more favourable – with many only dry fly fishing for grayling. If you travel to Continental Europe you will find big magnificent rivers that host Grayling in abundance. The Traun in Austria, Soca in Slovenia, San in Poland, Ribnik in Bosnia and the Vitava in South Bohemia (European championship 2018 … Read More Downstream Dry Fly Fishing for Grayling – Do you prefer it?
When it comes to fly fishing for pike, we have you covered. With an already great selection of pike fishing flies from the likes of FM Ambassador Dougie Loughridge, early 2018 saw the introduction of the new Clydesdale pike fly range a selection of patterns designed and tested by expert pike angler, Paul Clydesdale. Paul reveals all you need to know about each of his pike fly patterns in the video below. See all the … Read More Pike Fishing Flies and Wire Traces from FM – New for 2018
Summer time reservoir fishing can be seriously hit and miss. High daytime temperatures can completely put the fish off feeding, and almost any method could draw a blank. But there are a number of fly fishing tactics you can try to tempt a take. Recently, Kieron Jenkins spent the day at Farmoor Reservoir putting these top tips to the test… Fish early or late in the day, if you can… Not all of us can, but … Read More 5 Top Tips on Summer Time Reservoir Fishing
The last of the snow clinging to the hills and mountains has long since melted away leaving rivers at their lowest levels of the year so far, and a selection of low water salmon flies are key to success. Not only that, we salmon anglers have also had to endure one of the warmest and sunniest months on record. Fishing in such bright conditions whilst the river is on its bones isn’t ideal but salmon … Read More 6 of the best Low Water Salmon Flies
It’s a challenge for sure and not one for the faint-hearted, non-finishers of this world. Hence why we have nothing but admiration for the creators of World Fishing Day, a live 24 hour fishing show dedicated to rod angling around the globe. World Fishing Day – 23 June 2018 WORLD FISHING DAY IS COMING. A global celebration of angling. Find out how you can take part at www.worldfishingday.com Posted by Fishing TV on Friday, April … Read More World Fishing Day – An Almighty Task
As we move into summer evening fishing on rivers really comes into its own. Fish tend to seek cover and hide away during the long hot days, particularly in low water. They will choose to feed in the late evening when temperatures are cooler and available insects are at their maximum. I also believe that fish feel safer in the evening the lower light levels make them less visible and daytime predators (mostly birds) are … Read More Summer Evening Fishing – Top 6 Trout Flies