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Reel Britannia...

John Wolstenholme reviews a fly reel that he reckons puts British, more specifically Yorkshire, reel manufacture firmly back on the map: The Fly Reel Company's RB1. ... Full story

Ultimate Fishing Adventures by Henry Gilbey

Billed on the cover as "100 Extraordinary Fishing Experiences From Around The World" and with well-known TV presenter and globe-trotting angling photographer Henry Gilbey as the author, this book held a lot of promise and hopefully a few secrets for locations off the beaten track. ... Full story

Tied in the Hand (Odyssey of a salmon fly-tyer) by Sven-Olov Hard

You don’t need to fish for Salmon to appreciate this book, or even be an avid tyer of Salmon flies. The author traces the history of classic salmon flies going back over more than a century to the heyday of late Victorian era when exotic materials from around the globe where readily available. ... Full story

A Bonefishing Journey by Graham Stephens

Any new book on flats fishing is always bound to catch this editor's eye and it's even more interesting when the author is actually based in the UK for a change rather than in some tropical location. Graham Stephens recounts his personal journey of discovering the bonefish and how to fly fish for them via his travel adventures overseas. ... Full story

DVD Review: A Backyard in Nowhere

Is this the best pike fly fishing DVD ever? When we saw the trailer (see inside) we were definitely excited by the quality of the fish and the imagery and so couldn't wait to get our hands on a finished copy. It's definitely a fly fishing movie but not what you might typically expect... ... Full story

Flextec Nomad Traveller Fly Rod 7 Piece

Having a fly rod that breaks down into 7 pieces is great for both travelling and to keep as a spare rod in the car for that unforseen fly fishing opportunity or as a back-up rod. With increasing blank technology and a wide range of pricing on fly rods, we look at a very affordable option from Flextec - their Nomad Traveller Fly Rod. ... Full story

Book Review: The Floating Fly by Dr Malcolm Greenhalgh

Alan Roe takes a look at one of the new books offered by the Medlar Press - The Floating Fly ... Full story

Product Focus : Patagonia Men's Guidewater Pants

The current range of Patagonia clothing suitable for fly fishing is growing and new products continue to be developed every season to tempt us. We put their Men's Guidewater Pants (that's trousers to you and me!) through their paces recently to see if they lived up to the claim of being suitable for both fishing and casual wear. ... Full story

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