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 (come March 2018)! 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 … Read More New Pike Flies from Fulling Mill Ambassador, Paul Clydesdale.
The Netherlands is frequently associated with polders; these are thousands of shallow canals that run through streets and around the houses. This is illustrated by the English saying: “God created the world but the Dutch created Holland”… especially for anglers! During the winter, fly fishing for pike is famous in the Dutch polders, and numerous big pike are caught literally off the streets! Unlike late-autumn where the pike often ambush roach, perch, and rudd in the … Read More Fly Fishing for Pike on the Streets of the Netherlands
When it comes to fly fishing for pike, we hear from many anglers who struggle with the key elements of catching pike. So we asked Fulling Mill Ambassador and piking expert, Dougie Loughridge to put together his 6 Top Pike Fly Fishing Tips to help you put more fish on the bank this Winter. Safety First OK, so this is a general tip and not specifically Pike fishing related so to speak, but it should … Read More 6 Top Pike Fly Fishing Tips from Dougie Loughridge
I have been throwing a pike fly for more than a decade now, and have always found it difficult to find well tied commercial flies that are man enough for pike fishing. As such, I usually have to tie up my own patterns, but time and family commitments mean I am now getting less and less free time at the vice. Recently I came across the Fulling Mill guides’ choice boxed pike fly selection whist browsing online, and they … Read More Guide’s Choice Pike Fly Selection – Review