When the original Streamflex Plus came out I only bought one. Why? Because I had two rods in one, which... Read more
Early season salmon fishing, chasing grayling or simply stalking around a stillwater in winter are all situations in which a... Read more
George Barron needs no introduction to those of you who read this magazine on a regular basis. Within this magazine... Read more
New for 2017 is Daphnia Fritz from the guys at FNF.
Tied on size 8, B160 hooks, these Micro Jelly Boobies are tied using Micro Jelly Fritz.
It was while shooting a forthcoming feature at Foremark that I saw a great looking snake pattern called the Sneasel,... Read more
Regular TFF readers will remember first seeing this beanie worn by Steve Cullen in his grayling feature in April 2016.
We can see these becoming a popular buy with ghillies and fishery workers.
Orvis has long made some of the nicest fly reels around and this new large arbor bar stock aluminium design... Read more
Many of us hang the rods up in winter, not wanting to venture out into the cold.
For the first time in TFF history we have produced a spiral-bound, glossy A3 calendar for you to use in... Read more
To complement its range of Fritz, Frozen North Fly Fishing has brought out a range of Blob hooks.
There are six selection packs in the range – Lake 1, Lake 2, Klink N’ Dink, Puddle Bungs, River Dries... Read more
As seen in the December 2016 issue, the ThermoWADE wading staff is new to the world of fly fishing. This... Read more
These new lines are designed for presentation and distance.
Those who like to fish the bung and are looking for a pattern that covers the profile of a buzzer... Read more
Fed up of grilled or baked trout? Fancy eating your catch at the water’s edge? Then why not have a... Read more
Those of you wanting to renew your sinking lines before the start of the 2017 season might want to take... Read more
The latest government statistics show that angling participation has increased over the last 12 months as anglers head out to... Read more
If you fancy having a go at tying your own flies during the forthcoming dark winter nights then you won’t... Read more
Wychwood states that this will keep you “far warmer than a traditional hoodie due to the bonded fleece” and I... Read more
Looking for the ideal starter kit for a young angler?
Well this Classic Combo kit from Snowbee is worth considering. It... Read more
Those of you who love gadgets will like this.
It is IOS and Android compatible and when in use will send... Read more
Because winter can offer some of the best game fishing of the year, we need to ensure that we can... Read more
A clever idea from the guys at Frozen North Fly Fishing is this hamper featuring a selection of its current... Read more
Earlier this year I had the privilege of meeting and working with the man who invented the Klinkhamer, Hans Van... Read more
Available from November, the new 10ft 3-wt Orvis Recon will greatly appeal to river and stream anglers in search of... Read more
From the 10th-11th March 2017, the Business Design Centre will host The London Fly Fishing Fair. Co-founded by John Kelley... Read more
This smock was put through its paces on a recent trip to Chew when it rained for six hours solid.
Back... Read more
I was a big fan of the Platinum XD floating fly line for distance casting in competitions and teaching casting... Read more
This smart looking pike wallet has eight clear storage sleeves that are big enough to house the largest of pike... Read more
This superb carded selection of fly-tying materials is ideal for tyers wanting to sample a range of products. The card... Read more
Tied on size 10 hooks with pine squirrel strips, these mini Zonkers come in four colours, black, red, olive and... Read more
The new clothing from Wychwood is certainly making its mark on the game angling front.
The fresh look and quality provides... Read more
The new fly-tying materials keep coming from the guys at Frozen North Fly Fishing and the Mole Rat Dubbing is... Read more
Those of you who worry about getting your phone wet while fishing might want to think about investing in the... Read more
If you’re looking for quality neoprene chestwaders for under £100 then the Snowbee Classics certainly fit the bill. Brought back... Read more
Distance is something we all strive for on occasions and having the right rod and line can make the difference.... Read more
New to Ian’s Flies are Chewing Gum worms tied using the new FNF Chewing Gum chenille.
The worms come in two... Read more
Truly different. And it’s not often you can say that about a rod.
These Free-Flex rods from Norwegian firm ArticSilver are... Read more
Those of you wanting to give your outdoor clothing a good wash before winter sets in might want to try... Read more
The Umpqua Red Hot Power Taper is a 10ft tapered indicator leader that comes in a range of breaking strains/tapers.... Read more
If you’re looking for a retractor to keep your river net safely anchored to your body then the Tackle Tamer... Read more
New for 2016 are three superb terrestrials from the creative vice of Fly Dressers’ Guild instructor Wes Ower. The Reversible... Read more
WychwoodComing in breaking strains ranging from 4 to 10lb the new Ghost Mode Fluorocarbon is suitable for both stillwater and... Read more
Ben Bangham takes his marabou lures to Albury Estate Lakes to see if the simple approach to catching trout works... Read more
Glen Pointon relives the day he caught a huge river brown trout from a city river just a short walk... Read more
Recent trends in grayling fishing have focused on flies with tags, flash, bling and pink! Wychwood consultant Carl Nixon goes... Read more
Ben Bangham steps back in time on a trip to the River Avon where river keeper and angler Frank Sawyer... Read more
Simon Robinson has fished over 30 times for England in all disciplines. Here he reveals some of his top tips... Read more
Clark Colman targets ‘magic lies’ on a small, feature-packed urban tributary in the hope of a back-end personal best.
I’ve been... Read more
Flyfisher and engineer Micheal Commons brings us the Thremo-WADE, a wading stick that offers more than our standard ones.
For as... Read more
Photography by Pauline Dunning
David Heseltine teams up with fly fishing legend and former Wychwood team-mate Brian Peterson to sample the... Read more
With the Irish loughs closed for another year, Tom ‘Doc’ Sullivan heads to Adaire Springs, one of just a few... Read more
The rewards for careful, accurate and persevering anglers can be considerable when fishing glides, as Clark Colman demonstrates.
While I might... Read more
Wychwood’s Mike Low goes back to his roots as he returns to the River Calder to show us how to... Read more
There is a certain feeling of not doing it correctly when it comes to fly fishing for mackerel, the days... Read more
As summer kicks in and some of the well-known Irish loughs slow down, Tom Doc Sullivan heads to the beautiful... Read more
David Wolsoncroft-Dodds heads out to sea in search of the powerful rod-bending pollack that sit deep on the Cornish kelp... Read more
Canal trout? You’re kidding, right? England international angler Ben Bangham finds some brownies down on the cut…
We all fish for... Read more
Angling guide David Wolsoncroft-Dodds experiences ‘jawsome’ sport as he tackle’s shark on the fly off the UK coast…
Some years ago,... Read more
Bristol Reservoir Fly Fishers Association (BRFFA) in conjunction with long standing sponsors Snowbee hosted their annual Hidden Pairs competition at... Read more
I always look forward to the annual Sportfish Reading show, and this year was no exception. With many of the... Read more
Big-fish fanatic Malcolm Hunt has bagged 502 doubles in less than 10 years. Could he make it 503 on a... Read more
Small Streams – Timing It Right
Scottish international angler and Greys ProTeam member Martin Stewart reveals his tactics and flies for... Read more
“Flick the paintbrush Ieva, paint those walls, splash them” – words that will be with me forever. I was very... Read more
The Daddy-Longlegs is a pattern usually associated with the autumn; however, in recent years, with its many variations, it has... Read more
Bristol Reservoir Fly Fishers Association (BRFFA), in conjunction with long-standing sponsors Orvis UK, hosted their annual floating line classic at... Read more
Bristol Reservoir Fly Fishers Association (BRFFA) in conjunction with Veals Fishing Tackle hosted their annual Spring Cup match on Chew... Read more
Spring river fishing - for the love of the dry! Ceri Thomas, online marking manager of Fishtec and Airflo,... Read more
Some of my earliest memories of fishing are of evenings spent at Arlington Reservoir, a pretty, medium-sized water nestled in... Read more
I’ve been fishing for 41 of my 46 years and it never ceases to teach me new lessons, both about... Read more
In 2000 my parents opened a trout fishery called Ellerdine Lakes.
The following March, at just 24 hours old, I was... Read more
I caught my first trout many years ago in a stream that flowed into the dam next to the Troutbeck... Read more
A behind-the-scenes look at the Total FlyFisher tenkara series! Read more
It's certainly been a testing week for the hardy anglers that braved the blustery cool conditions last week. Most anglers... Read more
The 2017 season opened on Saturday 18th March in a wee heaven sent weather window. The fishery highlighted the accessibility... Read more
Tel: 01536 772930
Opens 23rd March
We are pleased to announce Eyebrook Reservoir has joined the group of fisheries Draycote, Foremark... Read more
Draycote Water weekly report week ending 18thMarch 2017
Telephone Number 01788 812018
The weather once again has played a big part in... Read more
Foremark has continued with some fabulous early season sport, during the last week over 1300 trout were caught! During the... Read more
101 rods caught 406 fish for weekly average of 4.0. Fishing was steady all week although the changing weather... Read more
Telephone Number 01788 812018
Yet another great week here at Draycote with both boat and bank anglers returning good catches from... Read more
Telephone Number: 01283 703202
Foremark has continued with some fabulous early season sport, during the last week a further 1800 trout... Read more
Tel: 01530 230807
Early part of the week we were recommending anglers visited one of our other waters Foremark or... Read more
Lake of Menteith
Pre-season Report 14/3/16
6ft Water Temperature 4.5 C, Clarity (Secchi disc) 3.1m
The Lake opens on the 18th March for... Read more
Draycote opens 2nd March
Pre-season stocking of 6500 trout this week
Bookings call the lodge 01788 812018
Dates for your Diary: Sunday 19th... Read more
Foremark opens 1st March
Pre-season stocking this week of 4500 rainbows, sure to give our anglers a great opening.
Call the lodge... Read more
Mixed weeks weather, sleety cold showers, rain but milder at the weekend. The rain on Wednesday did reduce the... Read more
Countdown to the new season
Opening dates for Anglian Water’s ‘big four’
Ravensthorpe 24 February
Pitsford... Read more
A good weeks fishing, if a little cold at times, with bank & boat anglers catching with the shelter... Read more