Blobs are undoubtedly one of the best discoveries of modern times. They take fish at any time of the year, including Chew Valleys record trout,15lb 12oz. They are a must have pattern in your fly box!
Boobies are a great all year pattern, offering great versatility when fishing sinking lines and even floating lines. Great for the washing line technique, and superb for fishing deep water.
The Buzzer is one of the most widely used patterns. They can be fished in a variety of ways, static, slow retrieve or even under a bung. It can be very effective when used as part of the washing line technique and allowed to drift with the wind.
Crunchers can be deadly when fished within a team of three, especially effective as a point fly. A slow figure of eight retrieve usually results in solid takes....a superb pattern to use when trout are taking smaller food items.
Daddies are traditionally a fly that is associated with the latter half of the season, but don't be afraid to give one a try anytime. From standard patterns, to ones that include goldhead beads or foam bodies, presentation can be varied to suit the Trout's mood.
Damsel flies are a must for every anglers fly box. A pattern in all it's varied forms that produces time and time again when all else fails. A very good standby to have on both large and stillwaters.
The Diawl Bach, comes in a myriad of patterns and can be deadly on it's day.
There is nothing more satisfying than catching a Trout on a Dry fly. Try to determine the direction of a cruising trout and cast to intercept it.... a superb way to fish.
Hoppers are deadly when fished within a team just sub-surface to create a wake that will catch the Trout's attention.
Lures are an essential pattern to have for when the fish are down or chasing fry.
Nymphs are a very important part of the flyfishers arsenal. From the imitative Hare's Ear to the larger Nymphs suggesting small fry, they all produce results.
Our selection of River Dry flies and Klinkhammers have been assembled with both Trout and Grayling in mind.
A range of delicate river patterns, inspired by the tyings of an Irish Ghillie, that will tempt those trout that sometimes seem very selective, and at times, seemingly uncatchable....
Fishing a team of wets can be most productive, a few small pulls, then hang the flies. A very rewarding and enjoyable method.