Fly fishing

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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How to beat tail-nipping trout

Sometimes you'll get bites from tail nipping trout which grab the end of your fly but...

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How to fish the cat's whisker fly

The cat's whisker fly may no longer use cats' whiskers, but it's remained one of the...

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21 tips to improve your stillwater fly fishing

Want to catch more fish? Here are 21 stillwater fly fishing secrets and tips to help...

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Fly fishing diary: October 2017

The fishing really picked up in October and George managed to beat me in a record 20:1...

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Fly fishing diary: September 2017

One trip to Llandegla Trout Fishery and two successive weekends of fly fishing...

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