Fly fishing

Fly fishing diary: April 2018

George gets a lesson in loch style fly fishing at Draycote from Tom Bird, fishes the...

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Fly fishing diary: March 2018

George earns the UK's first Gold Troutmasters Badge of 2018, catches his first grand...

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How to fish the washing line technique for stillwater trout

The washing line technique uses a dry fly to suspend a couple of buzzers just below the...

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Fly fishing diary: February 2018

George finally lands a double-figure trout at Ellerdine, we visit Llandegla and The...

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Fly fishing diary: January 2018

We head to Llandegla Trout Fishery, Loynton Trout Fisheries, Westlow Mere and Ellerdine...

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How to fish spiders for trout and grayling

North Country spiders, or soft hackles, are some of the most effective wet fly patterns...

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Still water trout flies - how and when to fish them

How and when to fish some of the most popular flies for still water trout fishing in UK...

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Fly fishing diary: December 2017

A tough end to a great year of fly fishing. George and Matt both lose big salmon at...

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How to land a fish on a fly rod

Hooking, playing and landing a fish on a fly rod takes a bit of practice, but it's easy...

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How to fish the FAB or foam arsed blob fly

The foam arsed blob or FAB is one of the most versatile stillwater fly patterns for...

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Fly fishing diary: November 2017

George's catches his first grayling from the River Dee and Matt catches a huge salmon...

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Winter fly fishing tips for stillwater trout

While some people talk of a season for stillwater fly fishing for trout, we do it all...

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