13 top tips for fishing for trout with a strike indicator

If you're fishing for pressured trout on small stillwaters few methods can beat the bung. Here are our top tips for fishing for trout with a strike indicator to help you catch those extra fish.

How to fish lures for trout

Lures are some of the best flies for rainbow trout in UK stillwaters. They're effective all year round, really easy to use and can catch you fish wherever you go. Here are our tips for maximising your success when fishing lures for trout.

Fly fishing diary: October 2018

George catches his first pike on the fly at Pitsford and we fish with Nick Dunn at Draycote Water and visit Tree Tops, Wal Goch and Llandegla in Wales.

Orvis Hydros HD Bank Shot fly line review

The Orvis Hydros HD Bank Shot fly line lets you cast good distances with less effort and backcasting room. It screeches a bit though.

Orvis Encounter Waders review

Orvis Encounter Waders may be the cheapest in the Orvis range, but they're superb quality breathable chest waders for the money. They're also available for women and children as well as men and come in a massive range of shapes and sizes.

Airflo Tightlines TLD Elite Boat Seat review

The Airflo Tightlines TLD Elite Boat Seat is one of the most widely used in the UK and is solidly made and comfortable to fish from. However, it's on the expensive side for what you get but there's no denying it makes fishing more pleasant.

Fly fishing diary: September 2018

George competes in the England Youth Fly Fishing Nationals and we fish at Llandegla Fishery, Ellerdine Lakes and Treetops Fishery.

Barrio Line Care fly line dressing review

Barrio Line Care fly line dressing is a silicone-based fly line cleaner which makes floating lines shoot and float better. Using it regularly can extend the life of your line and put metres onto your casts.

How to fly fish with droppers

Learn how to fly fish with droppers and you'll be able to use several flies at once, cover more water and different water depths and potentially...

Snowbee Onyx Cassette fly reel review

The Snowbee Onyx Cassette fly reel is made from machined die-cast aluminium and is well suited to those on a budget. It comes with four spools to...

14 tips to catch more trout on dry flies

Nothing beats catching trout on a dry fly. It's as exciting as it is frustrating and you'll miss far more fish than with most other methods. Here...

Riverge Grand Max fluorocarbon review

Riverge Grand Max fluorocarbon is regarded as one of the highest quality tippet materials on the market and works brilliantly. However, it's...

Royal Wulff Monoclear Triangle Taper clear intermediate fly line review

Royal Wulff's Monoclear clear intermediate fly line uses Lee Wulff's famous Triangle Taper profile. It casts well and is great for stealthy subsurface tactics on stillwaters or for stalking wary bonefish on tropical flats.

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