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Sharing Knowledge – New Video Series from Thomas Turner Fishing Antiques

Thomas Turner Fishing Antiques, part of the Fish and Fly Group of popular international fishing website and community forums, has launched a brand-new online...
The Davy Knot

The Davy Knot

Published in: Members ArticlesHow to tie the Davy knot The Davy knot was created by Davy Wotton and boast an extreamly high breaking strength. It is used for tying the fly onto the leader and it is much smaller than most other knots so it does not impede the action of the fly as it…

Perch, Hornets and Difficult Questions

Well it's all been a bit of a whirl and a whorl here of late dodging the odd insignificant shower to trim stalky grass...

A History of Salmon Fishing on the River Thurso

What the book cover says: This book traces the history of salmon fishing on the river Thurso in Scotland from 1700 to the present day....
The Roll-Cast Pick-Up

The Roll-Cast Pick-Up

Published in: Members ArticlesThe Roll-Cast Pick-UP When visiting stillwaters, I quite often see beginners retrieving far too much fly line through the rod tip. This invariably results in far too many false casts to try and get a sufficient amount of fly line back out through the rod tip rod to load and deliver the…
Traumatised By Tailing Loops?

Traumatised By Tailing Loops?

Published in: Members ArticlesTraumatised By Tailing Loops? Often wrongly referred to as wind knots in the leader, tailing loops are a common problem that affect many anglers as they progress from beginner to intermediate.  A tailing loop is where the top of the fly line crosses the bottom of it twice when casting, resulting in…
Spider Fishing

Spider Fishing

Published in: Members ArticlesSpider fishing Spider fishing's tradition goes back century's.  The origins of the simple north country spider wet fly pattern – often referred to as the ‘soft hackle’ fly – can be traced back to early 19th Century Yorkshire, when descriptions appeared in an 1807 manuscript by Ilkley farmer John Swarbrick.  But it…
Fly fishing for Kingfish

Fly fishing for Kingfish

Published in: Members ArticlesFly Fishing for Kingfish in Sydney Harbour King for a day!  I had made the journey once again to other side of the world, and this time round, I was not going to miss the opportunity to hook up with Justin Duggan (JD) from ”Sydney Fly Fishing” . Justin made the booking…
Fishing the Blackwater

Fishing the Blackwater

Published in: Members ArticlesFishing the Blackwater When I finally convinced my wife to move to the country it was incredibly difficult to keep myself from jumping for joy, not at the prospect of peace and quiet nor the thought of building a new house, but because I was about to pull off the masterplan!  We…
FLY FISHING FOR TROUT

FLY FISHING FOR TROUT

Published in: Members ArticlesFly Fishing for Trout If you are looking for a new hobby or pastime why not take up Trout Fly Fishing?  Join the many fly fishers that not only get to fish in some of the most beautiful places, but benefit from the tranquillity and pleasure that fly fishing brings. Fly fishing…
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