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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

Davie McPhail ties the Fulling Mill 2017 best-selling Fly Pattern

fulling-mill-blue-flash-damsel

Here’s a sneak preview of Davie McPhail’s latest video featuring our best-selling fly of 2017, the Blue Flash Damsel. We hope you enjoy it and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New year.  Click to view the best selling Blue Flash Damsel or  View our full fly range here. Last order details Our last posting dates for Christmas will fall in line with Royal Mail, please be sure to place your … Read More Davie McPhail ties the Fulling Mill 2017 best-selling Fly Pattern

How to best dress wet flies – George Barron

George Barron Fly Tying Blog

The trout season has gone, blown to a spectacular closure by hurricane Ophelia – it’s early December and most major still waters are now closed. November sees plenty of quality rainbow trout hitting fry; fry bashing on reservoirs offer an exciting end to the season for the fisherman chasing a specimen. But for the traditional fly fisherman, it’s time to reflect and think about spending a few hours at the vice preparing for next season. … Read More How to best dress wet flies – George Barron

Fulling Mill UV Resin for Fly Tying

Uv Resin for Fly Tying

When it comes to UV resin for fly tying, there are three things most fly tiers look for; durability, the speed of setting and tackiness, and we believe that the Fulling Mill UV Glass Resin is the best out there. Whether you tie trout flies or predator flies, more than likely you have used a UV resin of some sort to finish your fly patterns, but most UV resins for fly tying come with the … Read More Fulling Mill UV Resin for Fly Tying

FM Competition Heavyweight Barbless Hooks Review

When it comes to a new range of hook like the Competition Heavyweight Barbless Hooks – I am fortunate to be in a position where I can take them on board and give feedback where neccessary. Of late, I have been reviewing these new hooks from Fulling Mill, and boy are they good… I have used many of the other Fulling Mill barbless hooks with great success, particularly the heavyweight champ hooks for lures and … Read More FM Competition Heavyweight Barbless Hooks Review

The History of Fulling Mill and the Kenyan Fly Tying Industry

Fulling Mill Factory

As you stand by the water’s edge carefully knotting your Royal Wulff to the end of your line I suspect you will ponder only briefly the provenance of your fly. Your mind will be on matters closer to hand: tying the knot tight and true, the best spot for your next cast, or even, dare I say it, will I ever catch anything at all? Only fleetingly might you admire the tiny, perfectly formed work … Read More The History of Fulling Mill and the Kenyan Fly Tying Industry