November 1st, 2013

Winforton Fly Fishing Open Day, Saturday 23rd November

by LeeB


Autumn Winforton Open DayJoin Sportfish and the team on Saturday 23rd November 2013 for a busy open day event! There’s a chance to meet some of the leading fly fishing experts from our major suppliers. You can also see and test some of our newest tackle, clothing and accessory ranges. Our expert staff will also be on hand to provide their wealth of knowledge along with recommendations on selecting the correct tackle for your fishing needs and budget. Read more »

October 31st, 2013

Course Report: Fly Fishing with a Nymph on the River Test

by LeeB


Nymphing CourseThis season Sportfish has teamed up with nymphing guru and AAPGAI Master Instructor, Jim Williams, to offer an excellent one day insight into the often poorly understood world of nymph fishing. Fish spend a great deal of their time feeding sub-surface, so when the weather is poor and the fly life isn’t playing ball, why not tie a nymph on and carry on catching fish? Read more »

October 24th, 2013

JT’s Top Tips for Saltwater Fly Fishing

by JonathanT


JT's Saltwater Fly Fishing GuideFor many anglers the end of the salmon and trout season heralds the beginning of the foreign saltwater season. Some have been eagerly awaiting the colder months in readiness to jump on a plane and head to warmer climates. The prospect of wading cobalt blue tropical waters stalking the ghosts of the flats is a mouth watering thought, one that is now kinder on the wallet than ever before! Read more »

September 27th, 2013

Big Game Fishing in the Land of the Red Dragon

by AllanS


UK Shark Fly FishingFor most people blue water fishing for big game fish conjures up images of leaping marlin in an exotic tropical setting. They will be very surprised to hear a taste of this fishing is available right here in the UK and now is the peak time. Thirty miles off the West Welsh coast there is a very special area of the St George’s Channel known as the Celtic deeps – it’s slightly closer to Ireland than Wales. Read more »

September 4th, 2013

Autumn Salmon Fishing Bonanza – Our Top Tips

by AllanS


Autumn Salmon Fishing GuideFor many rivers, the autumn months herald the arrival of the season’s biggest runs of salmon. We should also see an influx of larger fish following on from the summer’s grilse runs, all eager to reach the spawning grounds as the season ends. Now is a great time to be out on the river as temperatures drop and the leaves begin to change colour. The river valley will rarely look more beautiful. Read more »