Category Archives: saltwater fishing

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

Fly Fishing for European Sea Bass in Northern Brittany

Fly fishing for Sea Bass

Estuaries, where briny and fresh waters meet, are among the richest ecosystems found along the coastline this side of the English Channel. In northern Brittany, many estuaries, rias and tideways cut inland where sea bass roam in numbers from spring well into autumn. From the end of the ebb and into the rising tide, those fish are on the prowl, hunting down bait and offer great sport to the discerning fly angler. From my flat … Read More Fly Fishing for European Sea Bass in Northern Brittany

The New Zelda Salmon Flies

Zelda Salmon Fly

Kjartan Antonsson – or ‘KJ’ as he likes to be called – is the designer of our new Zelda Salmon flies that we’ve recently introduced into the range. Here’s been working alongside Peter Rippin for quite some time on the Icelandic rivers, both great anglers and clever salmon fly designers. Peter, one of the original founders of Fly Fishers Group, can fully vouch for the Zelda being an extremely productive salmon fly. Peter said to … Read More The New Zelda Salmon Flies

Seychelles; Why I would go to Alphonse

Alphonse

When I first became a fishing agent back in 2000 it coincided with the opening of what has become over the last two decades perhaps the most famous saltwater operation in the world, Alphonse Islands. It was the very first saltwater destination that combined luxury accommodation with some of the most incredible flats fishing on the planet. It provided a base that non fishing companions would also fall in love with. I remember the tales … Read More Seychelles; Why I would go to Alphonse