C&F Design Micro Slit Foam Chest Patch review

The C&F Design Micro Slit Foam Chest Patch is a compact fly patch to attach to your vest, jacket, chest pack, sling pack or lanyard. It's nicely designed but doesn't feel as strong as it should for the price tag.

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.

Airflo SuperFlo fly line review

Airflo's new premium SuperFlo floating fly line uses new technology to create a thinner, slicker line with less memory. It's supple, lies straight, casts really well and is a joy to use.

Fly fishing diary: May 2019

We fish the local syndicate, fish at Llandegla Fishery in North Wales, Blithfield Reservoir in Staffordshire and rescue a sheep.

Fly fishing diary: April 2019

We join the local syndicate and also fish at Llandegla in Wales, Stocks Reservoir in Lancashire and Kilnsey and Fewston in the Dales.

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.

Loop Q fly reel review

The Loop Q fly reel is a well made large arbour die-cast aluminium reel which shares design cues with the much more expensive Loop Opti fly reel range. It is arguably one of the best looking and best value fly reels in its price bracket.

Loop Q Series fly rod review

The Loop Q Series fly rod range includes a broad range of single and double handed rods. They are well made, look good and cast well, yet have a price tag that represents great value for money. They're a good choice if you're after a decent mid-range fly rod.

Loop Opti K2 Euro Nymph fly rod review

The Loop Opti K2 Euro Nymph fly rod is aimed specifically at those who fish for grayling and trout using French and Czech nymphing methods. It's...

Fly fishing diary: March 2019

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 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...

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....

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.

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