Reel it in with Fulling Mill, the best site for fishing kit.

Fancy going fishing, or already a pro? A whopping 35,000 people take up the sport each year for the first time and 1.2m rod licences are sold each year in England and Wales. Are you one of them? First stop should be Fulling Mill online, the UK’s foremost fly manufacturer that produces more than three million hand tied fishing flies per year. Founded in the Seventies, this UK business has flourished to become one of the most respected manufacturers of high end, premium quality fishing flies in the world.


With more than 5,000 patterns to choose from, whether you’re hunting the elusive Atlantic Salmon, the wily Trout or the far flung Tarpon, look no further than this state of the art website for your tools of the trade.

Every feather hand-picked, every hackle hand-selected and every fly handmade. Each and every fly is lovingly tied by one their highly skilled artisans before completing a rigorous three phase quality control process. This gives them the confidence to offer their famous Fulling Mill 200% guarantee: if a fly isn’t up to the highest standards they’ll replace it with two that are. No ‘Ifs’, ‘Buts’ or ‘Maybes’, they’re that confident on quality!


‘Having spent the last five years improving tying techniques, modernising dyeing mechanisms, drilling down on the QC and refining hook designs, the consistency and quality of our product offering has never been better. This combined with a complete overhaul of our distribution network, updated to include our new website has meant it has never been easier for a customer to rifle through our huge range and buy our products. We relish the challenge of becoming the undisputed No.1 Fly company in the world, a key part of which will be achieved by listening to the customers we serve and working with them to produce further ranges and patterns needed to ensure they have continued success, rod in hand, for another 70 years at least.’


Fulling Mill own their production facilities and as such can ensure that every stage of the production process is carried out to the highest standards. By directly employing their highly skilled artisans rather than sub-contracting the work out to third party facilities, they benefit from this root and branch oversite not just on the grounds of quality but on the ethical grounds which are so important when employing people in far flung regions of the world. Today, Fulling Mill employ more than 200 fly tyers at their facility in Kericho, 7,000ft above sea level, set in amongst the great Kenyan tea estates in what can only be described as stunning surroundings.

August 2017