Tag Archives: Trout Fishing

5 Top Tips on Summer Time Reservoir Fishing

Summer Time Reservoir Fishing

Summer time reservoir fishing can be seriously hit and miss. High daytime temperatures can completely put the fish off feeding, and almost any method could draw a blank. But there are a number of fly fishing tactics you can try to tempt a take. Recently, Kieron Jenkins spent the day at Farmoor Reservoir putting these top tips to the test… Fish early or late in the day, if you can… Not all of us can, but … Read More 5 Top Tips on Summer Time Reservoir Fishing

Summer Evening Fishing – Top 6 Trout Flies

summer evening fishing

As we move into summer evening fishing on rivers really comes into its own. Fish tend to seek cover and hide away during the long hot days, particularly in low water. They will choose to feed in the late evening when temperatures are cooler and available insects are at their maximum. I also believe that fish feel safer in the evening the lower light levels make them less visible and daytime predators (mostly birds) are … Read More Summer Evening Fishing – Top 6 Trout Flies

A new trout fishery in Northern France

The La Cascade is a new trout fishery in the north of France, and at the moment, it’s the only trout fly fishing lake in the north… Recently, Fulling Mill Ambassador Guido Vinck tested the new fishery with excellent results.  Testing a new fishery is always a big challenge. La Cascade in the North of France, a spring-fed former watercress farm, has now been transformed into a gin clear small reservoir stocked with rainbow (90%) … Read More A new trout fishery in Northern France

Simon Robinson’s 6 essential river flies for 2018

essential river flies

As we move into the early summer months our rivers across the UK really start to come alive and there are a number of essential river flies to have in your fly box. After the short feeding spells of early season fish will now feed all day. This gives the river angler some great opportunities to not only fish at different times of day but to also fish a variety of methods including dries and … Read More Simon Robinson’s 6 essential river flies for 2018

Have confidence in your leader material

leader material

Having confidence in your leader material is a super important point for serious anglers, especially those who fish competitions… The reality being, it would take something pretty special to make anglers fishing at that level to fully commit to a new leader material, unless they had the utmost confidence in it. But it looks like market leaders Fulling Mill have introduced a new leader product ‘Masterclass Fluorocarbon‘ capable of satisfying the fishing needs and requirements … Read More Have confidence in your leader material

Mayday. Mayday. Mayday! Mayfly are coming…

Mayday Mayfly

They are lies, damned lies, and statistics! My calendar tells me that this morning is the first of May yet everything else outside tells me that it is still Mid-April… But the Mayfly isn’t far away…! After a cold winter we have had one of the coldest Springs for a long time and as I write it is still cold here on the western seaboard of Ireland. With these conditions, nature has responded accordingly and everything … Read More Mayday. Mayday. Mayday! Mayfly are coming…