Mayday. Mayday. Mayday! Mayfly are coming…

Mayday Mayfly

They are lies, damned lies, and statistics! My calendar tells me that this morning is the first of May yet everything else outside tells me that it is still Mid-April… But the Mayfly isn’t far away…! After a cold winter we have had one of the coldest Springs for a long time and as I write it is still cold here on the western seaboard of Ireland. With these conditions, nature has responded accordingly and everything … Read More Mayday. Mayday. Mayday! Mayfly are coming…

New Masterclass Fluorocarbon Review by Simon Robinson

New Masterclass Fluorocarbon Review

Fulling Mill Ambassador Simon Robinson has put the lighter breaking strains of the new Masterclass Fluorocarbon to the test on spooky stillwater trout as well as wild river browns… For many years I have been a big fan of the standard Worldclass Fulling Mill fluorocarbon and use it for all my subsurface fishing on reservoirs and small stillwaters. To be totally honest I have been happy with the material for many years and really had … Read More New Masterclass Fluorocarbon Review by Simon Robinson

Stokoe Shrimps; The Design and Development.

Stokoe Shrimps

The Stokoe Shrimps have been extremely popular among northern salmon anglers over the last year, designed and developed by Fulling Mill Ambassador James Stokoe. James gives us the lowdown on the both the Original, and Red Stokoe Shrimps… Sometimes in fly fishing, we come across a fly pattern or lure which totally changes our season and the way we fish or even think… It may be by accident, or even by our own hard work, but either way, when … Read More Stokoe Shrimps; The Design and Development.

Buzzer Fishing; The ins and outs of fishing buzzers

buzzer fishing

The warmer months of April, May, and June presents us anglers with the best and most consistent buzzer fishing of the season. Nature flicks a switch to indicate the end of the cold winter weather and that spring has now arrived. With it comes huge hatches of buzzer, and as always the trout are always quick to feed on this plentiful food source. It gives us the best opportunity of the year to catch grown … Read More Buzzer Fishing; The ins and outs of fishing buzzers

Essential Salmon Fishing Tips for the Coming Season

Salmon fishing tips

Fly fishing for salmon is never easy and sometimes when the going gets tough, you need something with that X-factor, here are some essential salmon fishing tips for the coming season. Early Season Salmon Fishing Tips During the early spring months, salmon fishing can be quite difficult. This is often not because the fish are particularly hard to catch, instead, invariably they are difficult to find. Sadly, nowadays springers early in the season (between the … Read More Essential Salmon Fishing Tips for the Coming Season

Snake Flies – The development and success…

Fulling Mill Ambassador Rob Edmunds has been at the forefront of fly development and angling methods for quite some time, throughout the winter he likes to tinker with already successful patterns, such as the Snake flies, to make them better and more effective. Snake flies Snake flies are not new by any means, they have taken the still-water fly-fishing scene by storm over the last 2 or 3 years – just as I imagined they … Read More Snake Flies – The development and success…