Fly Fishing Flies by Fulling Mill supplied by Hartley Fly
Fly Fishing Flies - Quality
Fulling Mill fly fishing flies are unquestionably the best fly fishing flies in the world. Fulling Mill ensure premium quality by operating a multi-tiered quality control system resulting in a standard of fly fishing dressing that is the envy of the industry. They have total control of every single one of the fly fishing flies they make down to the finest detail.
Their purpose built fly fishing factory has been operated and run by the same family for over 5 generations, where they have pushed the boundaries of fly fishing quality available to everyday fly fishers to the exacting standards that master fly tiers would expect.
The quality achieved on Fulling Mill Fly Fishing Flies is the exact reason why Hartley Fly chose to stock the entire Fulling Mill range and make this extensive range available from one supplier.
Fulling Mill's great new 2013 range all
With fly fishing flies tied this well and made form the finest materials in the world today, we even went the extra mile to photograph them in macro format so that you can see right up close and personal the sheer quality that Fulling Mill flies deliver. We hope that you find them as beautiful as we do.
Fulling Mill have in excess
of 200 skilled artisans and fly tyers employed. Owning and managing their own fly fishing flies factory means that they don’t ‘share’ production with anyone
else, and so are able to maintain the standards and skills at the highest
levels. They know exactly who tied each individual one of their fishing flies
and when. Production is monitored by a team of professionals including some of the
most experienced fly dressers in the world.
This rigorous commitment to
quality can be seen in the finished product and the sheer depth of the Fulling
Mill Fishing flies range, that leaves nothing to chance for the modern Fly
As anyone who has tried fly tying knows, it is a skill that is developed over many years and the
intricacies of what you don’t see are equally as important as the beautiful
patterns and life like flies that you do see.
We visited the Fulling Mill production facility
and were blown away by the organisation and running of this smoothly operating
facility dedicated to fly fishing
Fly Fishing Hooks
To catch fish - the hook is obviously the most important part of Fly Fishing Flies. Fulling Mill are at the
sharp end fly fishing adventure and the spirit of fly fishing – they have
searched the best, sharpest, strongest hooks in the world, to suit the
particular one of fishing flies -selecting the right fly fishing hook every
time. Hooks are critical in the construction of fishing flies – so Fulling Mill
have their own brand of ‘Scorpion’ hooks which are as good as they get.
They ensure the right model, the right shape and the right gauge of wire which
has to be tempered precisely.
Fishing Fly Materials
The materials for Fulling
Mill’s fly fishing flies are sometimes sourced and bought years in
advance to ensure first pick of the best fly fishing material. You can be
assured that only carefully selected materials including top grade genetic
hackle are used in production of the fly fishing flies you receive. Our sourcing experts
regularly visit suppliers and work closely with them to make sure Fulling Mill
Flies are as consistent as they can be in colour and make up over the years, so
our fly designs truly stand the test of time.
Fishing Fly Design
Made by flyfishers for
The team at Fulling Mill have a passion for the sport and the fly fishing flies
they design and sell are the fly fishing flies they use. They know what it takes to
make great fly fishing flies so are well placed when designed new fly fishing
patterns. Hundreds of years of combined knowledge and experience being
put to great use! Fulling Mill have at least 2 milllion fishing flies in their
warehouse and another couple of million in production at any one time.
Hundreds of new patterns alongside thousands of your favourite fly fishing flies.
They use both internal and external consultant design and expertise including
world renowned fly fishermen such as Oliver Edwards.
The design process that we
employ uses a variety of fly fishing experts across the age and gender gaps, as
we find there is so much to learn from every corner of the country.
Fishing fly design is very
subjective and all new designs are run off and tested in batches to make sure
that they fulfil the exact roll and mimic nature in the closest way possible.
We end up discarding more
designs than we launch, which is testimony to how hard it is for new patterns
to make the Fulling Mill Fly Fishing Brochure.
One of the most frequent
questions we get asked is how we feel about cheaper suppliers copying our fly
fishing designs and selling them cheaper?
We simply follow the brand
leadership model where we innovate quicker than they try to imitate, and we
know that they have not tied them with the passion or quality of material that
we insist upon, and so like clothing if you buy cheap you may being buying your
There is no fly fishing
without fly fishing flies so we understand the importance of selecting the right
partner and in turn your success. Fulling Mill are a world leading quality fly
manufacturer who have won many industry awards for their top quality fishing
flies as well as their exceptional value, service and brand. Your success with
their fishing flies is paramount to them and is the reason that they have been
around for so many years. The fly fishing industry has undergone some massive
equipment changes over the last 20 years, but one constant in all of this is
Fulling Mills consistency and longevity to deliver results in your fly fishing
trips. This fly fishing success using Fulling Mill fly fishing flies never ceases to amaze
us when fly fishers from all levels tell us of their pleasure and great success
at fishing with our flies.
Hartley Fly Fishing Guarantee
Fulling Mill is a brand of fly fishing flies that can be trusted totally. Neat and durable fly fishing flies
guaranteed to catch fish. All of their fishing flies are 200%
guaranteed. If one of your fishing flies is not up to the highest
standards expected, then it will be replaced with 2 fishing flies that
are! No ‘ifs’, ‘buts’ or ‘maybes’ – they are confident of the quality of
their fishing flies.
At Hartley Fly we fully
back up Fulling Mills 200% guarantee on all fishing flies as we want our
customers to have the ease of contact with us as a supplier that is just as
good as direct with Fulling Mill the manufacturer.