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The New Zelda Salmon Flies

Zelda Salmon Flies

Kjartan Antonsson – or ‘KJ’ as he likes to be called – is the designer of our new Zelda Salmon flies that we’ve recently introduced into the range. Here’s been working alongside Peter Rippin for quite some time on the Icelandic rivers, both great anglers and clever salmon fly designers. Peter, one of the original founders of Fly Fishers Group, can fully vouch for the Zelda being an extremely productive salmon fly. Peter said to … Read More The New Zelda Salmon Flies

The Cream of the Salmon Season is almost upon us

Salmon Season Flies

The cream of the salmon season is almost upon us, many may feel the season is just out of the blocks but the short days of January openings are long gone. In May/June many UK rivers will be hosting their biggest runs of MSW salmon, and yes, many of these power packed missiles will indeed be big! Run trends are evolving and shifting as we speak. Late spring/early summer is the new summer/autumn as grilse … Read More The Cream of the Salmon Season is almost upon us

Testing prototype salmon flies

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Here at Fulling Mill, all our flies are tried and tested before they hit our shelves. Samples are often sent to designers or used by in house anglers to provide feedback on the tying, how it fishes and more importantly, if it actually works! Recently we sent a few samples to Duncan Brymer who was heading to Iceland for a weeks Salmon fishing – armed with a selection of prototype Fulling Mill Salmon Flies. Throughout … Read More Testing prototype salmon flies

George Percy tackles Iceland with Fulling Mill flies

Earlier this year I had the good fortune to join a team of friends to fish the Laxa in Kjos, one of the most stunning glacially-forged valleys in Western Iceland where a narrow upper canyon splays into a gentle, peaceful, arable valley before cascading down the final falls and pools into the sea. Amongst a mountain of kit I took a full set of the latest Fulling Mill flies, including their Micro Hitches, small Sunrays, … Read More George Percy tackles Iceland with Fulling Mill flies