The classic salmon fly. Traherne flies tied by the writer

With more than two centuries of history behind it and still evolving, the development of the classic salmon fly is fascinating. Michael Radencich traces the history of the classic salmon fly, through literature and lithography. The beautiful, hand-coloured plates illustrating the classic salmon fly are a treat, but what are…

Catching a salmon on your own fly? Definitely on the fishing bucket list.

Megan Boyd became famous in her lifetime as a tyer of the most beautiful and effective salmon flies. She died at a nursing home in Golspie in 2001 but was born again recently in the film Kiss the Water, a documentary about her life and the bewitching flies she tied…

Fly Fishing

A true celebration of fly fishing, RISE is in it’s 8th year and brings gripping footage from Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Costa Rica, Argentina, Tahiti, USA and Bolivia to screens across Europe in high definition. The Courthouse Hotel cinema in London will host the festival on Wednesday 14th May. Find…

Salmon fishing and the odds of landing a springer have improved dramatically in the last decade. Some of the best salmon fishing is now on our doorstep.