Loop Lands Investment – Goldcup AB Acquires 75% of Loop Tackle Design

European Fly Fishing brand Loop Tackle Design and Goldcup AB announce that Goldcup has acquired a 75% equity ownership in Loop helping to secure its future as one of Europe's most well loved brands of fly fishing tackle and destination fishing adventures.

Jim Haughey of NASF in UK's New Year Honours list

Jim Haughey, chairman of the North Atlantic Salmon Fund in Northern Ireland, has been appointed MBE in the UK’s New Year’s Honours List.

Obsession; A Novice's Tale of Florida Redfish

When Warren Crame finally succumbed to trying his hand at fly fishing for the redfish in Florida's famous Mosquito Lagoon, little did he know that he was about to become just another victim to the obsession that captures us all.

Fly Fishing in Europe – Winter Grayling Sport

For avid grayling fly fishers or for those wanting the ultimate winter grayling fly fishing, there is no better place than the large French rivers! In fact, I have caught in the Rhone river grayling over 50 cm and one huge specimen of 60 cm! Bigger than the ones from Slovenia or from Lapland where I have been fly fishing several times. For grayling, you can choose to explore the Rhone, the Rhin or the famous Dordogne near Bergerac.

Jeremy Wade is Back Fishing for More River Monsters

Angler-adventurer Jeremy Wade tackles the biggest and most dangerous creatures of his 40 year extreme fishing career, in the third series of ITV hit River Monsters, starting on 3 January 2012.

Maryland Honours Fly Fishing Legend Lefty Kreh

USA saltwater fly fishing pioneer and casting legend Lefty Kreh has been recognised for his lifetime of contributions by his home state with a fishing trail named in his honour.

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...

Fly Fishing in Europe – Zander; The King of Deep Waters

Laurent Guillermin's second article looks at the European zander, or pikeperch - found in lakes and rivers of Eastern, Central, and Western Europe. The diet of the zander depends largely on the food available. Any species of fish is fair game for the zander's toothy jaws, even its own kind! That is enough reason to give it a try with a fly!

The Chalkstream Diaries – A Mild November

Alex Jardine continues his monthly column taking a first stab of the winter at some fly fishing for pike and shares news of the National Rivers Final for the England Youth Fly Fishing Association held on the Lower Itchen.
The Leader to Hand technique of fly fishing is a paradigm shift in modern thinking

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 40: The Changing Paradigm

Right now, there is huge excitement about what is happening in this sport we love so much, particularly the single-handed fly rod discipline, with...