A Grayling Favourite…

Any angler who fishes for Grayling all have one thing in common, they’re not shy to lather their flies in the brightest, most offensive colours known to man! It’s all becuase Grayling simply love a bit (or a lot) of colour. Shrimps, pheasant tails and even dry flies nowadays are covered in pinks and oranges, be it a tail, a body or a thorax. When I was … Continue reading A Grayling Favourite…

Squirmy and Spermy Worms

There’s hell of a lot of hype about the Squirmy worms on social media nowadays, with mixed views on the material and the flies tied with it for that matter… It’s a very controversial pattern to say the least and divides anglers for many reasons. In my eyes, the squirmy is perfectly legal and just another material we use to help catch us fish. There’s … Continue reading Squirmy and Spermy Worms

When rain stops play…

The forecast for the past weekend was supposed to be atrocious, and frankly, it was. But, Sunday morning saw a small window of opportunity, the wind had died down and the rain had eased just enough for a comfortable few hours on the river. Alex and I made our way over the river for what was our last opportunity to get on the grayling before … Continue reading When rain stops play…

The Ultimate Smallwater Fly

For many years now I’ve been fishing small-waters throughout the winter months, getting to grips with how rainbow trout feed in the cold seasons and how they react to different methods. One thing I’ve noticed with cold water temperatures – along with a few of my fishing buddies – is that trout absolutely love Sunburst… and tied as a blob, it’s even better. From what … Continue reading The Ultimate Smallwater Fly

The Tacky Fly Box – Available from Fulling Mill

Tim Jenkins of Tacky Fly Fishing introduces Fulling Mill’s latest offering from across the pond. The Tacky Fly Box will be available from your local Fulling Mill Dealer. What does Fulling Mill say about the Tacky box? The Tacky Fly box is a tough and sleek polycarbonate box with a clear top, a magnet closure system and a patent pending silicone rubber insert. It is … Continue reading The Tacky Fly Box – Available from Fulling Mill

‘Nymph-IT’ Nymphs

The Nymph-IT tying thread has fast become one of my favourite tying materials. It’s replaced things like pheasant tails in my normal tying regime – the colours are fantastic and can be incorporating into almost any fly you can think of. The chestnut brown jig pictured above has been a favoruite of mine for years, and now has been updated with this versatile material. The … Continue reading ‘Nymph-IT’ Nymphs