Something a little different…

From time to time I get a phone call or email asking whether I have a few flies I could pass on to some friends who are looking to do something a little different… Anglers who solely fish for rainbow trout on a stillwater or trout and grayling in flowing water who want to target something else, a new challenge. Usually I have flies which are adequate … Continue reading Something a little different…

Total Flyfisher / Egg flies

Enjoyed reading the March issue of total flyfisher this morning. Especially Terry Phillips article on the river Dee. Some great points on bugging in high water and some cracking fly patterns. Anglers and egg flies sometimes don’t get along, its a love ’em or hate ’em sort of marmite scenario. Recently, i’ve used egg flies on both rivers and small waters, and was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading Total Flyfisher / Egg flies

6lb of Farmoor Muscle

The trout season is just only around the corner at just 6 full weeks away… tying has commenced with booby eyes being perfectly rounded, lashed onto hooks and awaiting the arrival of its fluffy tail, slim bodies and pronounced wings. To get us back into the swing of things we take a few needed trips to Farmoor reservoir, where the casting cobwebs can be blow … Continue reading 6lb of Farmoor Muscle