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Welcome to 2013! 10% Discount On All Orders Until Jan 31st

Happy New Year folks! As we move closer to the new trout season, why not get those fly boxes restocked with a great range of flies available from The Fly Shop? As a New Year’s gift, all orders placed up to January 31st will receive a 10% discount; simply use the coupon code HAPPY2013 when you get to the […]

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The New Fly Shop Goes Live!l

I am delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Fly Shop, offering a more streamlined ordering experience through a fully automated shopping cart facility, and which ties in seamlessly to PayPal (bank transfer and cheque payment options are still available). The new platform enables clients to select more defined fly specifications, and you […]

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Klinkhamer Variations – LDO Emerger

I love the versatility and robustness of the Klinkhamer; the pattern’s silhouette, buoyancy properties, and it’s ability to seemingly ‘bring fish up from the deep’ is simply amazing. Above all, the pattern is generally a quick and easy to tie, and is a perfect example of a pattern which allows the tier to alter it’s […]

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BFFI 2012

What can I say!? What a fantastic show! I’m still tired after the show three days later, but really chuffed about the number of you guys who popped by to say hello or stopped for a chat, and absolutely blown away by the requests to sign fly boxes, cards, etc. Amazing. The highlight of the […]

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BFFI 2012 – It’s Here!

That’s right folks, the 10th anniversary of the British Fly Fair is just two days away and the excitement is building! Read more and see the flies over on Gareth Lewis Fly Fishing >>>

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Catchups, Wild Streams, and Photo Marathons

Wow, I can only say wow! 2012 started busy, and it just jeeps getting busier and better! The busy-ness, of course, is the reason for my lack of real posts lately, and my apologies for not updating the blog as often as I’d like. With some fantastic guided trips out this year (and plenty more booked […]

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Wally What?!

As some of you know, and along with Mark Roberts, Alun Rees, and Chris Price, I assist in running the Gwent Angling Society’s winter fly tying classes. Although each class focuses around a number of patterns, the classes (more importantly) are put together in a way so that they emphasise the importance of ‘substance over style’. Like any skill […]

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Client Feedback – You Dig Me!

I’m a huge believer in ‘the client comes first’, so much so that the very idea is the focus of every fly order, casting lesson, and guided trip. As a consequence, I’m proud to say I’ve made a few people happy. One such client is Justin who runs the fantastic blog The River Beat. As […]

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Exciting New Events For 2012

Boy oh boy, and I thought 2011 was busy! It’s only January 26th and the year has started with a fantastic bang! With a host of guided fishing trips, casting lessons and, surprisingly, quite a lot of personal fishing being undertaken throughout this last month. Fly orders have been very popular also, with orders flying […]

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2011: The Roundup

It’s been a busy but fantastic year here at GL Fly Fishing. The interest in the Fly Shop since it’s inception just a short few months ago has been spectacular; with a continuous flow of orders coming in and flowing back out within their intended turnaround times. The feedback I’ve received has been hugely positive, […]

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