Tag Archives: river flies

Early Season River Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

specimen trout

As we move into March rivers around the UK begin to open for the forthcoming brown trout season, Simon Robinson reveals his river fly fishing tips and techniques to help you catch more fish. For many, it’s the end of what feels like a long wait to get out fishing again after the grayling fishing slows down. This is especially true if, like me, you opt to take a break after Christmas! river fly fishing … Read More Early Season River Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

6 Essential dry flies for the entire River Season

6 essential dry flies

With the start of the new season fastly approaching now is a good time to dig out and dust off the dry fly box, here, Fred Bainbridge – England National Rivers Champion – reveals his 6 essential dry flies for the whole river season. Plenty of anglers spend the winter evenings retying their favourite dries but for many, myself included, we find ourselves busy doing other things and often deferring it until it’s too late… … Read More 6 Essential dry flies for the entire River Season

Czech Nymphing for Grayling

Czech nymphing

Winter fly-fishing for Grayling can prove to be extremely challenging, but using the correct methods and styles can increase your chances no end, here we look into Czech Nymphing. Some days you’ll seem to just be in the right place at the right time and others, it will seem like the river is void of fish… I always find once that cold weather really starts to kick in, the Grayling shoal up even more and … Read More Czech Nymphing for Grayling

How to catch Grayling on Chalkstreams

With the grayling season soon coming to an end we now only have a few weeks to get out and enjoy some excellent winter river fishing. This season has been one of the worst in years in terms of high water levels, with many competitions and pleasure trips being cancelled due to unfishable and coloured rivers. As a result of this many of us still need to look for our ‘fix’ and so will be … Read More How to catch Grayling on Chalkstreams

Top 5 Grayling Flies to try this Winter

As with any type of fishing various tactics, locations and even species drift in and out of fashion. To be a grayling fly fisher is still a relatively new thing, whilst there are those who have fished for this wonderful species all their life for the majority it has only grown in popularity over the last 15 years or so. On the 1st October each year I lose the trout focus that has gripped me … Read More Top 5 Grayling Flies to try this Winter