Got a Question?

  • Ever wondered why water appear shallower than it really is?

  • What has 'High Modulus' got to do with my carbon fibre rod?

  • Why are fly lines tapered?

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At one time or another, we have all come up with a problem question but have had difficulty finding the answer, only to discover that someone else in the Guild has been there done it and got the 'T-shirt. With this in mind, we hope our humble Hints and Tips section will be of some assistance to others.

We hope you will find these pages to be a useful resource. There are a good number of handy tips and tricks to make your fly tying and fishing a lot more enjoyable and effective. We thank all those who have contributed to date and of course, we would be very interested to have your contribution too. So if you have a little trick, hint or tip up your sleeve, something that has paid off for you over time then we would love to share it here. All our contact details are on the site so please feel free to drop us a line. We look forward to hearing from you.

Whether you are new to fly fishing or are a seasoned campaigner our 'Hints & Tips' section has something for you.

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