Salmon & Trout Flies, Fly Fishing Tackle & Tying Materials
Everything for the fly fisherman - for sale & delivered world-wide with award winning customer service. We have a massive range of flies for every species of fish, with hundreds of patterns and huge stocks available. Also we have tackle and a dedicated tying department all for speedy delivery.
Order online securely or alternatively we are available on the phone for advice or for telephone orders (00 44 1757 333003) Monday to Friday. Why not see for yourself why thousands of customers worldwide buy from us. We promise to offer you top gear, best value with absolutely the best customer service possible. We look after our customers. Let us show you how, we look forward to hearing from you!
We are a bit different in that we are specialists who do not just sell - we advise and help. With our team of pro fly fishermen here to help you we aim to enhance your experience. Check out free monthly hatch charts telling you what flies are hatching and what flies you should use to match the hatch. We produce our own range of videos to instruct and help you develop your skills and techniques. Our e-guides have been written on many different topics, delivered instantly to your desktop and we are even developing apps for your mobile phone and tablets!
Specialist Fishing Flies
Many companies make cheap flies, we believe in value for money and the production of quality flies with top range hooks from manufacturers including Partridge & Mustad. Cheap trout flies will fall apart, our flies last and deliver value to you wherever you are in the world.
Grayling Fishing Flies
We have a massive range of fishing flies for every species, you may want to fly fish for grayling in winter using grayling bugs and nymphs. Grayling dry flies include superb Klinkhammers and micro dry flies all of which provide superb sport when they are rising to the dry fly. We have a range of czech nymphs for you to try the highly productive czech nymphing technique. This is superb for grayling especially in the closed season for Trout.
Sea Trout Flies
If you fancy a visit a visit fish for the mighty sea trout on rivers like the Welsh rivers Towy, Dyfi, Teifi, Mawddach and Conway or sea trout rivers throughout England and Scotland we have sea trout flies ranging from traditional patterns like the Alexandra to Surface Wake Flies and Snake Flies. Enjoy yourself and hook into a mighty sea trout in the hours of night. To make it easy we have complete sea trout fly collections ready to fish.
Over the past years fly fishermen have become more adventurous trying targeting new species like Pike, so if you fancy Fly fishing for Pike , the mighty Esox lucius we have developed a range of pike flies including pike deceivers even mouse flies! For Pike strong hooks are essential. Our range of flies for Pike will keep you entertained hooking this mighty predator.
There has been a massive number of sporting lakes opening for carp on the fly and again this can provide sport for us so we have a good range of carp flies and zig bugs with foam to keep them buoyant we have a good selection for you to try when fishing for carp.
If you fancy fly fishing in saltwater around the coast or in the tropics then we have specialist saltwater flies including specialist sea bass flies and flies that will attract all saltwater species from Pollock to Bonefish, our saltwater flies ranging from fish like flies to crab based flies.
Fly Tying Store
Fly Tying Materials
For the fly tyer we stock a range of brands including materials from Semperfli, Veniard, Uni, Bug Bond and many more superb manufacturers. If you are looking for modern threads like Semperfli's Nano Silk, the worlds strongest gsp thread, traditional threads like Pearsalls Silks, fluorescent threads or Uni threads you will find them in store. With furs, feathers from Pheasant Tail to Jungle Cock substitutes, capes and saddles, chenilles in many colours, tungsten beads, bodies, heads and eyes there is little in the way of quality materials we cannot source or already stock for you. Check our vast tying materials department and see for yourself.
Fly Tying Tools
As fly tyers we use lots of specialist tying tools, from bobbins holders to hair stackers, whip finishers, small arrow point tying scissors, tungsten scissors, bodkins to dubbing twisters. So if you are looking for beginners or specialist tools or you want to upgrade to one of the superb complete tool kits available from Semperfli, Marc Petitjean or Veniard then check our our tying tools department. We have a set of tools for the complete beginner to the hobby or for the professional fly tyer going exhibiting at shows around the world. Check out our great spool rack - another nice way to keep your desk tidy!
Vices & Accessories
For the new fly tyer we have the Semperfli starter tying vice through to the expert Marc Petitjean Petitjean Swiss Vice Master Version loved for its incredible design and manufacturing. Vices are available including the Snowbee Waldron Vice and a range of Stonfo vices.
Our range of vice accessories include sight boards to make tying your fishing flies easier, waste bags, tool holders and parachute fly supports and of course tube fly adapters if you want to tie tube flies.
Our course the most essential item for the fly tyer is hooks. We stock a large range including Kamasan fly tying hooks, Veniard Osprey hooks, Umpqua hooks and have packs with 25 hooks, 50 hooks or even for the commercial fly tyer packs of 1,000 hooks. Whatever you want to tie you will find we can cope with barbless hooks, grub hooks for scuds and shrimps, fine dry fly hooks, nymph hooks, lure or streamer hooks, stainless steel hooks ideal for saltwater, salmon hooks, sedge hooks through to hooks for pike or sea bass.
Fly Fishing Tackle
Our range of fly tackle includes gear and equipment from manufacturers such as Sonik Sports, Wychwood, Cortland, Jarvis Walker and Airflo with many other manufacturers who enable us to supply rods, reels to flylines, hooks, leaders for trout, salmon, grayling and all species of fish.
Award Winning Website & Customer Service
Established over 7 years we have thousands of satisfied customers in over 50 countries. Check their independent reviews of our great flies, materials and gear plus award winning service!
We are available on the phone for advice or for telephone orders (00 44 1757 333003) Monday to Friday. Why not see for yourself why thousands of customers worldwide buy their gear from The Essential Fly? We promise to offer you top gear, best value with absolutely exceptional customer service possible. We look after our customers. Let us show you how.
We look forward to hearing from you!