A lot of the guys who fish, or have fished with me will know that I am very fond of the new fulling mill hook range. The range is simple superb and cater for all anglers, whether you fish small stillwaters, competitions on the larger reservoirs or are a river angler, Fulling Mill have a range of hooks that will transform your fishing when having … Continue reading Fulling Mill Barbless Hooks
I must apologise for the long delay in updating my blog! With everything from work, fishing and competitions the blog has taken a fairly big hit in posts… But, on the up side, I have accumulated some great content for the blog! Hopefully these will keep you entertained for the next few weeks and I can tell you, you can look forward to some great … Continue reading Some Favourite end of Season Flies!
Recently I’ve been using a spinner fly pattern which has been tempting many of the larger specimens which inhabit our South Wales rivers. It also played a great part in the success of the Welsh Rivers team on the River Taff at the end of June: see the writeup here. This fly pattern has got me out of a few sticky situations recently, with many … Continue reading How to tie a Red/Sherry Spinner
We all know how effective the popular Apps Bloodworm can be especially on small stillwaters where fish are regularly stocked. Fished under the bung, on the point of a team of flies or stripped on a floating or sinking line, these flies have the movement and colour to attract even the most finicky of trout. If you haven’t yet tried them, I suggest you follow … Continue reading Apps Bloodworms
It’s about time the Mayfly started to put in an appearance on the surrounding south Wales rivers – And there’s nothing worse than being caught out without any ammo! It’s completely obvious when the fish are feeding on the adult from the surface… large head and rail rises at the back ends of the pools mixed with a few splashy over excited fish with eyes bigger than … Continue reading How to tie a Mayfly Nymph
TFF April Issue – Out now! Just a heads up that I have a fly article in the April issue of Total Flyfisher – Showing some of my favourite river flies which take no more than four minutes to tie! If you manage to pick one up, please let me know what you think, it would be much appreciated 🙂 Continue reading Quick Ties and Deadly Flies – Totaly Flyfisher Article
Like most anglers at this time of year I’ve spent a lot of time at the vice filling up the fly boxes ready for the up and coming season. Early season usually means fishing deep with fast sinking fly lines and lures. On the other scale, midge and buzzer patterns fished static throughout the layers can also produce some great results, especially as the weaither starts … Continue reading Some recent flies…