Irish Fly Fair 2016

2016 Irish Fly Fair November is ultimately a busy month for us, with preparations for the Irish Fly Fair taking weeks to complete. For the general visitor, you are treated with a weekend programme that aims to please. With retailers selling vast quantities of great fly tying materials,  fly dressers from around the globe demonstrating the latest cutting […]

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Marryat Tactical Pro

We’re extremely proud to now be stocking Marryat Fly Rods. The Marryat Tactical Pro has evolved over many years of work which has invariably produced a rod of ultimate perfection. The reputation of the Marryats Tactical Pro rods speaks for itself – They have become the rod-of-choice for many competition fishermen on the International circuit. Tactical Pro […]

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Pritts North Country Spiders

Having fished North Country Spiders for a number of years, I have always been fundamentally aware of one of the greats, T E Pritt and his book on North County Spiders. It wasn’t until recently(literally 2016) that I decided to read the book and although dated in some respects, the book is an absolute delight. The dedication and plight […]

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River Dove – Dovedale

Having joined Leek and District Fly Fishing Association earlier this year. I had been patiently waiting for the Derbyshire Peaks to show their early signs of spring so I could head onto the club waters for the first time. Knowing Dovedale from my childhood, I was keen to rekindle some of my pre-teen footsteps along the River Dove on […]

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Wapsi Fly Tying Materials

We’re happy to announce the newest line to our range of fly tying materials comes from Wapsi Fly and the team here at the Fly Tying Company are more than impressed.  For those of you who are not in the know, Wapsi have a rich heritage, they started trading around 1945, initially as a business that tied […]

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Snowdonia Fly Fishing

Both myself and my fishing buddy Karl had the pleasure of meeting up with John Walker from Snowdonia Fly Fishing on Sunday. John is a full time fly fishing instructor and guide in the area and has a fountain of knowledge of local Lakes and Rivers. I couldn’t even tell you the name of the hill Lakes but […]

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