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Stuart Wardle Durham Fly Fishing Bio:

Stuart Wardle A fanatical fly fisherman and licensed coach who has been lucky to have fished with some great fishermen in many fantastic places around the world. The North of England and Scottish Borders are very special places and have some beautiful and fantastic waters to fly fish. I'm still learning the craft after more than 30years and I hope the flyfishing journey will never end. Fly Fishing Bio: 1967 first perch on a worm 1999 England International; 2002 CEFF Chairman 2006 Team England Rivers Manager; 2010 Commonwealth Team Silver Medal (Wales) 2011 Started The Durham Fly Fishing Company; 2012 Commonwealth Team Silver Medal (Tasmania); 2012 Appointed Head Coach to the Angling Trust/ADB Talent Pathway Programme; 2014 Commonwealth Team Silver Medal (England); 2014 Launch of Commonwealth Team Member Canada 2016

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Rexfly Casting System - Review by Phil P

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, In : Product news 
I thought it would be useful to share a recent independent review received from Phil P of the Rexfly Casting System.

Well Stu, I managed to get out today with the Rexfly today on Elan Valley to chase some wild browns on the Claerwen Dam in Wales.

Well to be fair, this new bit of kit came into its own when I got used to it which did not take that long for me. Casting, a fly rod without a reel attached, may sound weird, but what a joy it is.

For someone that suffers from tennis elbow and a bad s...

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**STOP PRESS** NEWS....Rexfly Casting System at BFFI - Stafford 11 & 12 February 2017

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Sunday, February 5, 2017, In : Product news 
Rex Huang is flying over from the USA to join DFF Co as the UK distributor for REXFLY products at this years BFFI at Stafford  
Here's your chance to talk to the inventor and manufacturer of Rexfly himself and give the system a try.

Rex Huang demoing the Rexfly Casting System

Check out my Rexfly Casting System page to see the whole range of products as well as a video showing the system in more detail.
I will of course have plenty of stock of RM Miracle Float and Stroft to fulfill...
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Posted by Stuart Wardle on Thursday, December 3, 2015, In : Product news 
Check out these great Winter Christmas Special time 

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Fly Fishing Christmas Gifts....

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Sunday, December 9, 2012, In : Product news 
Looking for the perfect Christmas Gift for the fly fisher in your life or even for yourself ??

I have a number of the following items from Smith Creek (New Zealand) which are fantastic quality, unique and I will guarantee your mates will want one too......

Free Your Hands with the

Rod Clip...only £19.99 plus postage

Protect the environment and safely store your waste leader etc with theFish Trash....only £9.99 plus postage

That new semi auto reel you always fancied.... try the

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Tiemco Hooks .......when only the best is good enough

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Product news 
With the grayling season upon us it's time to get stocked up with the hooks you need.
New stock just arrived and you know it's not worth cutting corners when it comes to hooks only the best will do.....
New stock of Tiemco hooks just in:
       Dries - TMC 103BL #13, 15, 17, 19, 21;
       Micros - TMC 2488/2487 # 20/22;
       Emergers/Parachutes - TMC 212Y #15, 17, 19;
       Jigs - TMC 403BLJ #12, 14, 16

get in touch for best price....because remember ...... "we aim to exceed your expectations" ...
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Posted by Stuart Wardle on Monday, September 10, 2012, In : Product news 
In a new partnership with Esoteric Tackle, the Durham Fly Fishing Company now provides Tenkara tuition, guiding and can supply all the gear required as part of the whole range of services on offer.
A good fishing friend and possibly the best exponent of tenkara in the UK, Dave Southall,  introduced me to it a couple of years ago. This year we had a great day out giving it a go on one of our upper northern rivers, and I have to say Tenkara beat the traditional fly rod and line by aproximately ...
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New product...."Detector" Drop Indicator Leaders

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Product news 
Today we have launched our range of custom made "Detector" Drop Indicator Leaders developed to enhance takes and bite detection when nymphing using czech nymphing or french style nymphing methods.
Fantastic for Grayling

"The Detector"  Drop Indicator range:
 30cm or 60cm with fitted micro rings;
Drop Colours:     Fluoro Orange, Fluro Yellow or combination of  Fluoro Orange & Yellow;
Line Colour:       Camo', Clear, Yellow or Red 

*** SPECIAL LAUNCH PRICE....... ONLY £4.99 ***...
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DFF Co. Shop goes live

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Thursday, November 3, 2011, In : Product news 
The Durham Fly Fishing Company online shop goes live today.
Why not have a look and feel free to order by phone, email or via paypal online.
We currently provide a select range of flyfishing essentials that over the years have proven themselves and are a keypart of my fishing gear:  
  • Stroft GTM & ABR
  • Leaders and Indicators
  • Flies and Fly selections
  • Specialist hooks

More products will be added as the business progresses.

I am also providing a special discount for the first 50 customer...

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