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Fly Fishing in Europe - The Golden Trout of 'Le Martinet'

Within an area of 5 hectares, “Le Martinet” welcomes you in an exceptional setting where calm, tranquillity and nature reigns. Two lakes with a total area of 2.7 hectares and a beautiful stone house and restaurant mark this superb location. The fishery is located in the small village of Ney in Jura that historically belonged to the Free County of Burgundy, known in French as the Franche-Comté. Dole was the capital until the region was conquered by Louis XIV and it was moved to Besançon. The “Ain” river that crosses the village is also a top venue for fly fishers! ... Full story

"Escargot" - Largemouth Bass Fly Fishing in France

Following on from their previous short film for Orvis that showed some UK saltwater action for mullet and bass on the fly, the filming partnership of Jon Hall and Matt Dunkison took advantage of a recent film trip to France to chase some Largemouth Bass rumoured to inhabit a lake they visited. ... Full story

Fly Fishing in Europe - When the Mullet Takes the Fly

Mullet are very common along our shores in France but unknown to fly anglers. This fantastic fighter is only rarely caught with nymphs despite a massive presence of good-sized specimens. It is on the coastline of Charente-Maritime renowned for its abundant sunlight, that I propose to make my attempt. Patience will be required! ... Full story

Fly Fishing in Europe - March, What's On The Menu?

March warm-ups are excellent times to trout fly fish in Europe and in France it is the great trout opening time! For some anglers including myself, this particular day of fishing brings back some nostalgic memories. Nevertheless, you must be well prepared so that your chances of success at catching good trout turns to reality… ... Full story

Win Polaroid Fishing Sunglasses in our October Caption Competition

The October Fly Fishing Forums caption competition is now open so for your chance to win a pair of Polaroid fishing sunglasses we need you to enter your best and funniest captions for this months photo! ... Full story

Countdown to the 2010 Game Fair - win tickets!

July is just around the corner and that means it is time for the biggest country show of the year once again - the CLA Game Fair which this year is at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire. ... Full story

AMFC newsletter - May 2010

May is over and the competition fly fishing scene is in full swing as the May newsletter from the Association of Major Fly Fishing Clubs confirms! ... Full story

Win a Sage Z-Axis salmon rod

This is your chance to tell us your best short fly fishing tales over the next 3 months with a different topic each month with a chance to win the grand prize of a Sage Z-Axis 15'0" Salmon rod. ... Full story

New competition season begins

The Association of Major Fly Fishing Clubs (AMFC) has once again got its league competition season underway. Here is the April newsletter with the latest results. ... Full story

Macmillan's Big Fish 2010

Macmillan’s annual fishing competition is on Sunday 13 June 2010 at Derwent Reservoir. Last year's ‘Big Fish’ raised thousands for Macmillan, and this year, they're sure they can raise even more. ... Full story

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