Despite the summer weather, we caught plenty of fish at Llyn Brenig and Llandegla Fishery and George reached the Troutmasters Finals for his fourth consecutive year.
Fulling Mill MasterClass Copolymer is the top of the range nylon copolymer tippet and leader material and comes in a range of sizes. Sitting alongside the much more expensive Masterclass Fluorocarbon, this stuff is of similar quality for a copolymer but quite reasonably priced.
The Tacky Flydrophobic SD fly box is waterproof and breathable so wet flies stored in the box will air dry without rusting. It's not cheap, but it is unique, works well and is built like a tank, so should prove long-lasting.
Airflo sent us three of their new 2019 baseball caps to try out. Two are trucker style and one is a full panel cap and all work well. They protect your head from flies, keep the sun off your face and aid your fish-spotting abilities.
The Loop Opti fly reel is arguably one of the most desirable on the market and features a stylish design and superb build quality. This large arbour machined aluminium reel looks and feels amazing and performs brilliantly.
March was a tough month due to strong winds and heavy rain but we enjoyed some great sessions at Treetops, Ellerdine Lakes and the River Dee.
Orvis Power Jaw Forceps are tough, well made and hard-wearing and include flattened grips on the jaws and a great de-barbing plate. If you're looking for a decent pair of forceps or hemostats these are a great choice.
The Magnet-ique MagTrap Kit or MagMini is a clever and versatile magnetic fly patch that can be attached to your lanyard, jacket, waders or pack. It looks great, is really well made and should last you a lifetime.
The Scierra Aerial Long Belly fly line is designed for distance casting and lets you aerialise lots of line. It casts well and gives great...
We fished for trout at Ellerdine and Graiglwyd Springs, spent a day chasing grayling on the Dee and tried for some perch and pike on the fly at a...
The Sunray Distance Intermediate fly line is thin, supple and casts well. It's a good line to use when fish are holding deeper.
The Stonfo Leader Straightener is ergonomically designed and has two grip positions to let you apply different amounts of pressure. It straightens leaders brilliantly.