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
We’re extremely pleased to announce that Paul Clydesdale is now a Fulling Mill Ambassador and we have a selection of new pike flies to offer! Now living in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, Paul started fly fishing at the age of 11 and picked up a bobbin holder around the same time. The first flies he tied were for trout, slowly progressing into more sophisticated salmon patterns, for the spare rivers of Ayrshire. These days most of … Read More New Pike Flies from Fulling Mill Ambassador, Paul Clydesdale.
Ever fancied a crack at fly fishing for Pike but don’t have a clue where to start? Here’s Dougie’s Beginners Guide to Pike fly fishing, covering everything from the rod to the fly box. So you’re thinking about buying a Pike fly rod? In this blog entry I’m going to touch on some of the questions we get asked most from newcomers when they visit the shop. “Can I use my reservoir Trout gear as I’m … Read More Dougie’s Beginners guide to Pike fly fishing
I have been fishing for pike on the fly since I was a child. I have really found a passion for pike fishing over the last few years though and have been fortunate enough to have some great results. It is a large part of my winter guiding as well, it’s evident that it’s a very fast growing area of our sport. What makes it even more exciting is that tackle companies have recognised this … Read More Pike Fishing on Chew Valley Reservoir with Ben Bangham
One of the most frequent questions we get here at Fulling Mill is ‘How do I attach the Wiggle Tail links securely‘ – So we’ve put together this quick video on how to attach the links correctly. (Don’t forget to toggle the quality to 1080p in the video settings) Why should you use Pacchiarini Wiggle Tails on predator and large trout flies? Wiggle Tails from Paolo Pacchiarini will give your flies an irresistible movement in … Read More How to securely attach the Wiggle Tail Links
River angst. I give you streamers and the British river fly fisher. We do seem to be in denial. No other country has the “hang-up” of fly size that we seem to be mired in. It’s just a fly, for goodness sake…fish feed on food items the size we are imitating, life just does not cosily fit into fly sizes below say, a standard 10 or 12 . Shock and horror, they might just stray … Read More Feels like a long way from home – Charles Jardine