Fly Fishing Blog

The joy of using artificial fly fishing flies is that each time you experience the delights of angling for trout something will happen that you just have to share with the world.

From the one that got away to the monster Tweed Salmon landed on a hand tied Jock Scott, you will always have something to share with other fly fishermen.

We are an opinionated bunch so discussions about top fly fishing tackle, who exactly is the top dog at your favourite trout fisheries, or how best to fish a Buzzer Fishing Fly encourage a flurry of opinions. Post your advice for beginners, seek guidance from a seasoned fisherman or brag about your catch in this Fly Fishing Blog.

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Fly Fishing Flies

This is the most important piece of fly fishing tackle. There are thousands of different fly fishing flies, with one for almost every species of fish, fishing location and natural environment on the face of the earth. Each is individually titles, with different patterns called elaborate names like the Cat’s Whisker, Gold Ribbed Hares Hear, Zonker. Each is hand tied, requiring an attention to detail that will rival any artist, using materials of different colours and textures. Choosing the right fly for fishing can appear to be difficult, however once you know your dry fly from your wet fly and can gauge the depth and conditions you will be in with a fighting chance.

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Fly Fishing Tackle

Anglers trying to catch trout, salmon and other species using an artificial fly require relatively simple fly fishing tackle. Considered by many as the most exciting form of angling, this method relies upon the ability to mimic an insect or entice fish in to attacking an artificial hand tied lure. Purchasing the right equipment is relatively easy to get to grips with. We have compiled all you need to know about choosing the correct fly fishing tackle.

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