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An Introduction to BFS

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An Introduction to BFS

09.03.2022

What is BFS? BFS stands for Bait Finesse System. This system is made up of a baitcasting reel with a shallow lightweight spool and a light, or ultralight, action baitcaster rod. This setup allows the angler to effectively fish lures in the 1g to 7g weight range, something that has…
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Popular Wet Fly Patterns and Dressings

Popular Wet Fly Patterns and Dressings

24.02.2022

Wet flies are fished subsurface, often on a cast of two or three flies, and can be deadly for targeting both brown and rainbow trout, especially when there’s a bit of a wave on the water. Most wet fly patterns aren’t tied to represent any natural food item in particular…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In March

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Best Trout Flies To Use In March

18.02.2022

Finally, with the brute force of winter finally subsiding, the weather is on the up – fingers crossed! There is some great fly fishing to be had in March, and in this article, we will be going through what our 10 go-to flies are for this time of the year…
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What are the Best Lures for Salmon?

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What are the Best Lures for Salmon?

13.02.2022

There are so many lures, plugs and jerk baits out there at the moment it is hard to decide on which ones to tackle up with for our rivers here in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We thought we’d put a little guide together explaining what we recommend…
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Best Salmon Flies

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Best Salmon Flies

11.02.2022

In this article, we will be covering some of the best salmon flies to use throughout the season. By breaking down the season into 3 segments, we discuss what flies you should have in your box and how to fish them effectively. Best Salmon Flies For Spring During the springtime,…
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Early Season Trout Flies

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Early Season Trout Flies

09.02.2022

The anticipation for the start of the trout season is unbearable for most of us. In most instances, a lot of us have had to endure the 4 months of no fishing due to the closed season. Those lucky enough to have yearly stillwaters may have had the opportunity to…
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Top 5 Baits For Rainbow Trout and How To Fish Them

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Top 5 Baits For Rainbow Trout and How To Fish Them

07.02.2022

When it comes to bait selection for trout fishing. There is an array of bait options available from colourful artificial baits to live bait. So what exactly is the best bait for rainbow trout? In this article, we will be exploring the top 5 Rainbow trout baits you should be…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In February

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Best Trout Flies To Use In February

01.02.2022

Coming into February we are at the latter end of winter. Just like January, February can be a very challenging month. Rainbows are still very lethargic and the feeding windows seem to be narrower on the larger stillwaters so making the most of these opportunities are the key to success.…
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Salmon Fly Lines Explained

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Salmon Fly Lines Explained

25.01.2022

Spey lines can be broken down into two categories: integrated lines and head line systems. Integrated lines are one continuous piece of line and are what traditional Spey lines are made up of, the head and running line are constructed into one piece with a seamless join between the two…
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Spinning For Salmon – Tackle Guide

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Spinning For Salmon – Tackle Guide

21.01.2022

Spinning for salmon is probably the most commonly used salmon fishing method in the UK. Unlike fly fishing, which requires a lot of patience, timing and skill to perfect a well presented fly accurately on the water, spinning is a much easier method to learn. However, don’t let it’s quick…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In January

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Best Trout Flies To Use In January

07.01.2022

January can be a very challenging fishing month; insect life becomes very sparse, underwater vegetation has died back and water temperatures have dropped significantly. These are just some of the main obstacles we have to endure as fly anglers. During the month of January, trout can become quite lethargic due…
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The Top Pike Lures Of 2022

The Top Pike Lures Of 2022

05.01.2022

With the constant influx of new pike fishing lures, it can be hard to keep up with what’s hot and what’s not. In this article, we will be giving you an insight into the hottest pike lures of 2022 and what has made them so successful. Number 1 RAPALA X…
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