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In the latest of our Sportfish team test Allan Shephard, Campbell Thomson and Tom Festing review the new Loop Cross S1 double-handed fly rod! The exact model we are testing is the 6 piece 13ft 6in #9 – perfect for the travelling salmon, steelhead or sea trout fisherman. Find out exactly what the guys had to say about this new rod and our all important team test score!

Welcome to our brand new feature – the Sportfish Team Test! In this team test Allan Shephard, Austin Weldon and Tom Festing review the new Sage Circa fly rod! It’s unusual for a rod manufacturer to design a fly rod with an action specifically tuned to the requirements of a small river trout fisherman. Find out what the guys had to say and our important team test score!

Join Sportfish’s own Allan Shephard and Jonathan Tomlinson for a day at Dever Springs – Hampshire’s best known stillwater trout fishery, justifiably famous for the superb fishing it provides and the size and quality of it’s trout. Learn our experts top tips on casting, retrieves, fly selection and how to stalk the biggest trout in the lake! All right here and just a click away.

A cold start to spring has changed the fishing routine for the Easter holiday – but don’t worry the fish are still there and feeding hard! Check out our latest video in this post and see how trout expert Jonathan Tomlinson tackles a short session on Haywards Farm Lake – right next to our Reading store – armed with his trusty Sage ONE fly rod.