Fly fishing diary: August 2019

George fishes the Anglers World Holidays Fly Fishing Championships and reaches the finals, while and we fish at Llyn Brenig in Wales and the River Tummel in Scotland.

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.

Fulling Mill MasterClass Copolymer review

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.

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 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 beautifully made, really light and comfortable to use and makes a massive difference to presentation.

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 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....

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...

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 attachment system means it can be fixed almost anywhere.

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