Fly fishing diary: June 2019

George breaks three fly junior fly casting records and we fish at Llandegla Fishery, our local syndicate and Ellerdine Lakes.

Tacky Flydrophobic SD fly box review

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 2019 baseball caps review

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.

Loop Opti fly reel review

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.

Loop Q fly fishing kit review

The Loop Q fly fishing kit is a premium fly fishing outfit including a stylish high-quality fly rod, reel and fly line and carry case. It's great to use, made from desirable and effective components and is very good value for money.

Orvis Power Jaw Forceps review

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.

Magnet-ique MagTrap Kit review

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.

Scierra Aerial Long Belly fly line review

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 presentation and is one of the most supple lines I've used.

Fly fishing diary: February 2019

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...

Sunray Distance Intermediate fly line review

The Sunray Distance Intermediate fly line is thin, supple and casts well. It's a good line to use when fish are holding deeper.

Stonfo Safety Cord review

The Stonfo Safety Cord is a strong and springy coiled plastic retractor which is ideal for securing your forceps when fly fishing. The versatile...

Stonfo Leader Straightener review

The Stonfo Leader Straightener is ergonomically designed and has two grip positions to let you apply different amounts of pressure. It straightens...

Stonfo Fly Line Cleaner review

The Stonfo Fly Line Cleaner is a gadget you can attach to your vest or lanyard to help you keep your fly line clean and aid casting. It's quick and easy to use and can add metres to your casts if used regularly.

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