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5 Essential UK Saltwater Flies

5 Essential UK Saltwater Flies

The UK has so much to offer the saltwater fly angler. Bass, Pollock, Coalfish, Flounder, Mackeral are all regularly caught whilst saltwater fly fishing in the UK. For an article on how to get started in saltwater fly fishing in the UK please click here. Many saltwater fly selections are geared towards the tropics, overlooking the fantastic sport right on our doorstep. Whilst we do sell these flies we also sell flies tailored suitable specially for UK saltwater fly fishing….

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UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival Day 3

UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival Day 3

I was out again at the crack of dawn for the last part of the saltwater fly fishing competition in which I’m delighted to have won “The Field Cup” for the biggest fly caught bass of 44cm which I landed the evening before. St Mawes was damp and misty and I was on the rocks in the dark with just the lighthouse and bobbing bouys to keep me company. I managed a small school bass after an hour of fishing…

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Fly Fishing Streamers On Rivers In The UK

Fly Fishing Streamers On Rivers In The UK

Background Fly fishing streamer patterns on rivers catches fish. In fact, it catches lots of fish. Big ones. In the states, streamer fishing is just fly fishing. There’s nothing deemed strange or naughty about it. In the UK things are different and fly fishing streamers on rivers still carries a taboo with some anglers. Streamers are for reservoirs, it’s cheating, it’s not fly fishing, it’s too easy are some of the common retorts. Well, I love it. I love the…

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