Stuck for ideas on a Christmas gift for a loved one? Do they have all the gear and no idea? (Don’t tell them we said that!) Our Fly Fishing Gift Ideas host a selection of must-have fly fishing accessories, fly tying materials and fly patterns for the discerning angler… Fly Fishing Gift Ideas Fulling Mill Hooks – Prices start from £5.95 For those who tie flies running out of hooks is not fun or convenient. We live … Read More 8 Fly Fishing Gift Ideas for the Fanatic Fly Angler
Winter grayling fishing is fast becoming the ‘in’ thing among fly anglers with more and more anglers seemingly taking up the winter pastime. As we move into the depths of winter, the trout fishing season almost seems a distant memory. This, however, does not mean that you need to put your rods away until the spring and more of us are beginning to take advantage of the excellent grayling fishing available across the UK. Below are … Read More Simon Robinson’s Top Tips for Winter Grayling
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
Late season Salmon fishing can often be hit and miss and this year was no exception with the autumn run of salmon failing to materialise throughout much of the country. The salmon season is now all but over and many angler’s thoughts are already turning to next spring… Late season Salmon fishing My last outing of the season on the Aberdeenshire Dee coincided with a timely rise in river levels just a few days prior … Read More Late season Salmon fishing, the last cast of 2017.
Ever fancied a crack at fly fishing for Pike but don’t have a clue where to start? Here’s Dougie’s Beginners Guide to Pike fly fishing, covering everything from the rod to the fly box. So you’re thinking about buying a Pike fly rod? In this blog entry I’m going to touch on some of the questions we get asked most from newcomers when they visit the shop. “Can I use my reservoir Trout gear as I’m … Read More Dougie’s Beginners guide to Pike fly fishing
New Zealand is one of the most incredible trout fishing destinations in the world. It consistently provides giant brown trout along with rainbows that are more akin to steelhead on the West Coast of North America. The crystal clear waters and spectacular dry fly opportunities make the long journey to the other side of the world more than worthwhile. The stunning landscape and plethora of non-fishing activities that can be done in New Zealand make … Read More Fly Fishing in New Zealand, Essential Fly Patterns.