Category Archives: saltwater fishing

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

Giant Trevally of Astove Atoll with Fulling Mill’s NYAP

Giant Trevally Nyap

Fly fishing for Giant Trevally should be on everyone’s bucket list, this bird-eating machine (we’ve all seen BBC’s Planet Earth II Footage) is a total powerhouse, and the Seychelles is certainly the place to do so… Rasmus Oversen and Martin Olsen of Fin Chasers Magazine have recently returned from a trip to Madagascar chasing these magnificent fish, where the Fulling Mill NYAP (Designed by Fulling Mill Consultant James Christmas, a guide on Alponse Island in the Seychelles) … Read More Giant Trevally of Astove Atoll with Fulling Mill’s NYAP

Davie McPhail ties the Gotcha Bonefish Fly

Gotcha Bonefish

The Gotcha Bonefish pattern is perhaps the most popular bonefish fly ever designed and has accounted for thousands of bonefish for anglers worldwide. This simple and very effective pattern belongs in the fly box of every bonefish angler, and tying the Gotcha in a variety of sizes, weights, and colours will help anglers match local fishing conditions. We have three different variations of the Gotcha bonefish fly, each come into their own in certain fishing scenarios. All … Read More Davie McPhail ties the Gotcha Bonefish Fly

Providence & Farquhar Atoll update from Peter McLeod

I returned last month from my annual trip to the Seychelles in my quest for GTs. Last year I was on Providence with a group when Tropical Storm Fantala rolled across the Indian Ocean and threw the rest of our weeks fishing out the window. I had been itching to get back to Providence as our last evening had me surrounded by some 150 tailing permit and left somewhat of a lasting impression. Fly Fishing … Read More Providence & Farquhar Atoll update from Peter McLeod

Fulling Mill Seabass Range produces Brighton Bass

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With a host of tarpon, permit, GT and bonefish flies, our Saltwater fly range is not exactly built for the domestic UK angler, that is with the exception of our Seabass range. The saltwater range has long been a jewel in our crown here at Fulling Mill, but sadly, one that we ourselves rarely get to test out. Seabass on the Fly is growing in its popularity with events such as the UK Saltwater Fly … Read More Fulling Mill Seabass Range produces Brighton Bass

Catching Bonefish and Big Tarpon – Los Roques

Los Roques

Our Los Roques trip was a long time in the planning, getting close to a year. One way and another, around 12 people were invited – pretty much all committing at some stage or another but then dropping out for various reasons. We can probably blame Brexit – everyone else does. Anyway, finally, an intrepid group of four of us paid our money and got set to go. Two of us with a fair bit … Read More Catching Bonefish and Big Tarpon – Los Roques