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Tuesday, 6 June 2017  |  Admin
Monday, 5 June 2017  |  Andy

For General Salmon fly fishing there are a few things to look for in a good reel, here is our recommended checklist of features. Also check out our top tops for salmon fly reel protection.

Thursday, 11 May 2017  |  Admin

For General Salmon fly fishing there are a few things to look for in a good salmon fly reel, here is our recommended checklist of features. Also check out our top tops for salmon fly reel protection.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017  |  Admin
Finding The River Lies Of Resting Salmon

Finding salmon can be very tough, always seek local knowledge and talk to the local fly fishermen, gillies or local shops. We are of course trying to tempt salmon to feeding when they actually do not feed in rivers. We are triggering responses so positioning of our fly is key.

Monday, 8 May 2017  |  Andy
Atlantic Salmon Fly Fishing In Iceland

With nearly 100 salmon fishing rivers in Iceland and most of those allowing between 4 and 20 rods to fish per day, there is a lot of fishing to be had in Iceland, but without the feeling of ever being cramped for space. Indeed when we went salmon fly fishing on the River Midfjardara or "The Queen of the Rivers" with over 220 named pools we had 12 fly fishermen split into 6 pairs one person fishing at a time with 3 gillies. This was over an incredible 115km river system. Such is fly fishing in Iceland. As is typical with many of the Icelandic river systems the season can be short, just 99 days in 2015 however 6000 salmon were landed ......

Monday, 13 March 2017  |  Admin
Monday, 20 February 2017  |  Andy
A History of Trout Fly Fishing

Since A Treatise of Fysshynge with an Angle in 1496 by Dame Juliana Berners we have been writing about the hunting fish through fly fishing techniques. Trout fly fishing particularly grew dramatically with the Victorians and through the 1800's when Trout were transferred as ova to British Colonies with the first successful transfer of Brown Trout Ova aboard the Norfolk with Itchen and Wye trout introduced to Victoria, Australia

Trout fly fishing has ranged from stunning waters like the English Chalk Streams and the Catskills to lochs and rivers where natural Brown Trout occur to stocked lakes like Arnfield, Grafham or Roxholme. Whatever your preference there is a massive offering for trout fly fishing world-wide.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017  |  Admin

Today we have launched our new Quick View enhancement to The Essential Fly website. Intended to make it even fast to choose and get the products you want straight from the department page. Simply hover over any image on a department page and you will see the words Quick View appear, click and a window will appear with all of the product sizes and you can order directly from there without needing to click and go to the product page.

Monday, 23 January 2017  |  Andy
Thursday, 12 January 2017  |  Admin
1 CommentThursday, 22 September 2016  |  Andy

Top 10 Streamer & Lure Fly Patterns For Rainbow Trout. With Hundreds Patterns Available Worldwide What Flies Should You Take For Rainbows On Reservoirs, Lakes and Lochs? Find the ans

Thursday, 22 September 2016  |  Admin
Tie It Or Buy It! Sandys's Straggle Pheasant Tail! Free Tying Guide or Flies To Go!

Free tying guide!

1 CommentMonday, 19 September 2016  |  Admin
Deadly Mohican Flies!

Hans Van Klinken, Barbless Mohicans, & Straggle String

Friday, 16 September 2016  |  Admin
The flexibility and fun these flies offer is incredible. The movement in the water is deadly!

Blank Buster Nomads - which colour?

1 CommentTuesday, 13 September 2016  |  Admin
The Importance Of Kick Sampling

Kick Sampling!

Saturday, 10 September 2016  |  Admin
Better Use of Buzzers Fly Fishing

Buzzers understand more about this important food for trout, essential for fly fishermen!

Friday, 9 September 2016  |  Andy

Top Trout Dry Flies - The Best Dries For Your Rainbow Trout Stillwater Fly Fishing - A Key question often asked on the phone to our customer service team

Wednesday, 7 September 2016  |  Admin
Barbless Traffic Light Buzzers

Barbless Traffic Light Buzzers

Sunday, 4 September 2016  |  Admin
Our hottest fly! Tie or Buy - you choose Inferno Bugs

Materials, instruction, background - we present to you, the Inferno Bug.

Thursday, 1 September 2016  |  Admin
The Chaddy 477 that has everyone talking

As part of our tie or buy it service here is a great fly for you to try!


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