Fly fishing diary: July 2021

We catch some lumps while fly fishing from the bank at Llyn Brenig and get a soaking while grayling fishing on the River Dee.

Fly fishing diary: September 2020

Matt catches a big sparctic on a trip to Ellerdine Lakes and we enjoy some late summer grayling action on the dries at Carrog.

Fulling Mill fly box range review

Fulling Mill's new fly box range includes boxes of all shapes and sizes to suit a range of flies from nymphs and dries to streamers.

Fly fishing diary: August 2020

We head over to Llyn Brenig in North Wales to fly fish from the bank for the first time after Wales re-opened its borders.

Fly fishing diary: July 2020

We head back over to Wales to enjoy some summer fly fishing at Llandegla, and St. David's and Chain Pool on the River Dee.

Fly fishing diary: January 2020

We enjoy a spot of winter fly fishing at Llandegla Fishery in North Wales and Ellerdine Lakes in Shropshire.

Guideline EXP5 fly rod review

The Guideline EXP5 fly rod range is an entry-level mid-priced rod with a forgiving action and great build quality for the money. Easy to cast, these rods are well suited to novice and intermediate fly fishers and come in all shapes and sizes.

How and why to fish wind lanes for trout

Wind lanes or scum lines are one of the most productive places to catch trout on lakes and reservoirs.

How to fish the diawl bach for trout

The diawl bach fly, or little devil, is a great nymph pattern for trout. Here are nine handy tips for fishing this popular fly pattern.

15 tips for fly fishing with boobies

Boobies are one of the main fly patterns favoured by the reservoir fly fisher. Here are 15 tips for fishing them on sinking lines to help increase...

Iain Barr World Champion's Choice fly selection review

If you're a newcomer and struggle to pick the right fly patterns, these carded selections from Iain Barr will help you choose wisely.

Orvis Clearwater Sink Tip Type III fly line review

The Orvis Clearwater Sink Tip Type III fly line lets you fish your flies in the top few feet making it great for nymphs and lures. It's a good...

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