Fly Fishing for Salmon

Salmon is one of the most popular species to target when fly fishing. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know to get you started. A brief introduction…

Fly Fishing for Beginners | Loop Tackle

Fly Fishing for Beginners

New to fly fishing? You’re in the right place. If you want to start fly fishing, you need a few pieces of essential equipment – or as it’s called in…

What Is Fly Fishing? | LOOP Tackle

What is Fly Fishing?

Fly fishing isn’t what you might picture when you imagine someone fishing. It’s a method of angling that uses a lightweight bait; the “fly” – so-called because it often resembles…

Early Season Trophy Trout

Early season trophy trout on the dry fly After throwing tungsten all winter targeting grayling, spending many hours at the vise, day dreaming of rising trout.   March is approaching…

Modern day nymphing

(1) SET UP- You really need to find out what set up you are most comfortable with I started off with a hends camau French leader (9meter ). As I’ve…

Rumble in the jungle

The first thing you think when you hear ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ is most likely the historic boxing match which took place between Mohamad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1971…

LOOP Akademi ~ Blue Winged Cascade

The blue winged cascade is a variation on the classic cascade pattern. A pattern we would not be without when fresh Atlantic salmon are on the move. Tied on a…

How to tie the blue charm

LOOP Akademi ~ How to tie the Blue Charm

Stuart Foxall ties the old faithful blue charm. A long standing favourite of many anglers and a pattern not to be without fishing for Atlantic salmon in the summer months….

LOOP Akademi ~ Griffths Gnat

This video shows LOOP Team member Tim Wood tying a simply Griffth Gnat pattern. Midges or gnats are the staple diet of trout worldwide. These tiny insects are found on…

Skagit lines explained

In this episode we try to simplify the Skagit line and what we really like them. Application of use Casting techniques Choosing your Skagit to match your rod. Useful tip….

Choosing your single handed fly line

      The choice of fly-lines available today is extensive which can make your buying decision a difficult choice to make. All of the lines are designed with specific…

How to tie the Rapala knot

The Rapala knot is a very strong knot used for attaching the leader to a fly or lure. The advantage of using a Rapala knot or other loop style knot…

How to tie the Blood knot

The Blood knot is a very quick easy to learn reliable knot used to tie your leader to your fly. The Tucked blood knot or (clinch knot) is a variation…

SDS Tactical line system

The SDS Tactical Salmon Lines are a range of fly lines designed specifically for fishing environments where presentational techniques are pivotal to success. The Tactical Salmon’s taper dimensions are optimised…