Beginners Guide To Fly Tying

All you need to know about Fly Tying If you don’t tie your own flies, you’re in good company. Over a third of fly anglers have never tied a fly. Maybe you’ve heard tying is too difficult, expensive or time-consuming? Well, it’s none of the above. And once you get...

Deadbaiting for Pike

Pike fishing setup for deadbaiting Winter is Coming!!!   And that means winter Pike fishing. For some, the Lures are put away, the ever increasing popularity of Fly Fishing for pike wanes and lads up and down the country look for new sleeping bags, warm bivvies,...

Fly Fishing the Mayfly Lifecycle

I got an E-mail recently from a Lady called Natalie at Barblessflies.co.uk – it contained the following infographic, a very detailed, informative piece on the lifecycle and stages of the Mayfly hatch. I thoroughly enjoyed the article, Natalie asked would I post...

Braid or Mono

So, do I put braid or mono on my new spinning or multiplier reel?   It’s a constant topic of conversation I have with people, at the time of writing, im halfway through a switch on my penn surfblasters, One is 70lb spiderwire straight through, the other is 15lb...
Solunar Theory! Yup, We’re going there!

Solunar Theory! Yup, We’re going there!

Fishing By Moon Phase: Can you Increase Your Catch? Please Note – this articles will be updated and will probably run into a very long, evolving post. The information on the subject is vast. Every fisherman dreams of a bigger catch! Is it possible to know...
Choosing A Fly Rod

Choosing A Fly Rod

  A Fly Rod is very much a personal thing. I have been trying to select a rod for myself for nymphing over the last few weeks and I have truly melted my head. The first and most obvious consideration is budget, how much you want to spend on a rod, this is often...