Category Archives: Saltwater Flies

The New Zelda Salmon Flies

Zelda Salmon Flies

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

A Day on Providence Atoll, Seychelles

Providence Atoll, Seychelles

There is one atoll in the Indian Ocean that little is known about; only a few have visited the atoll and even fewer have fished it – Providence. One of the largest in the Seychelles, Providence is over 140 km² and is accessed following a five-hour sail from Farquhar. Since its closure in late 2009 only a few vessels have visited it to fish, so it still remains largely unexplored. I have been trying to … Read More A Day on Providence Atoll, Seychelles

3 Recommended Permit Fly Patterns

3 Recommended Permit Fly Patterns

After many weeks of preparation, planning and excitement the 2016/17 season is upon us. The Arabian Fly Sport Fishing companies first client of the season, Garreth Coombes, had arrived with every piece of kit imaginable, a selection of spinning and fly fishing rods were lined up ready for the first day on the water, along with 3 Recommended Permit Fly Patterns chosen by myself. The first few days were tough as the monsoon had not ended … Read More 3 Recommended Permit Fly Patterns

The Proppen – Tied by Barry Ord Clarke

Tying the Proppen

Taking the wrong fly box with you on a fishing trip normally ends in a fiasco! For Me it was a short cut to success, and the popular sea trout pattern ‘Proppen’ was born. About ten years ago, after a long hard winter, waiting for the salt water ice to break up and drift out to sea to make the first trip of the season, for salt water sea trout fishing in Norway. After one and … Read More The Proppen – Tied by Barry Ord Clarke

The Taste of Salt is oh so sweet – Ascension Bay 2016

Ascension Bay

It’s been on my bucket list for many a year to experience the “Ghost” of the flats, and with nearly eighteen months in the planning the trip became reality in mid-June of this year.  I had teamed up with Fly Odyssey who made the booking and looked after all the necessary arrangements to Ascension Bay. It made life so simple with a group of us and nothing to worry about apart from remembering the fishing … Read More The Taste of Salt is oh so sweet – Ascension Bay 2016

UK SALTWATER FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

Saltwater Fly Fishing

“The Kilchoman UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival” is a unique 4 day event which includes clinics on casting, fly tying, mullet fishing as well as competition fishing along with plenty of social events.  The event is held in St Mawes on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall, which offers a great variety of coastline and fishing opportunities. UK SALTWATER FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 16TH – 18TH SEPTEMBER 2016 David Profumo , a well-known lover of … Read More UK SALTWATER FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016