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Discover Premium Quality Fishing Flies at Fish4Flies UK

Welcome to the British edition of Fish4Flies, a friendly family run UK based online fly fishing store, with a passion for providing the highest quality trout and salmon fishing flies online. Our no quibble friendly customer service lets you shop for flies with confidence in the knowledge that our quality won't let you down. Whether your a seasoned angler, or just starting your fly-fishing journey, we can tailor our flies to your specific needs. Order flies online with fast delivery to the UK for just £2.25, or free on orders of flies over £20.

Our extensive catalogue includes both classic and innovative patterns, crafted to enhance your fly fishing experience. Each fly has been hand tied by skilled individuals to meet the unique preferences of anglers everywhere. From bespoke requests to bulk orders, our flexibility ensures that you'll find exactly what you need.

Best Flies for July within United Kingdom

As spring begins, the chill in the water contrasts sharply with the strengthening sun. We've crafted a guide for these sunny yet cold conditions, highlighting the most effective fishing flies for early spring.

The below selection of flies are widely used in United Kingdom right now in July. It can be quite daunting when choosing from the huge range of fly fishing patterns available on the market, so we have created a quick guide to highlight which flies work best for each season.

We also publish an online monthly Top 10 Chart showcasing the most popular fishing flies each month currently being used on the lakes and rivers throughout the world.

Ally's Shrimp Cascade

Ally's Shrimp Cascade

The Ally's Shrimp Cascade is a remarkable descendant of the classic Ally's Shrimp, a fly pattern that has gained a near-mythical status among Atlantic salmon anglers. Created in the 1980s by Scottish angler Alastair Gowans, the original Ally's Shrimp quickly became a favourite among salmon fishers due to its effectiveness and enticing design. The Cascade variant emerged as a result of blending the Ally's Shrimp with another popular pattern, the Cascade, and it has since carved its own niche in the world of fly fishing. The Ally's Shrimp Cascade features a combination of vibrant colours, including orange, yellow, and black, which are known to be particularly attractive to Atlantic salmon. The distinctive design, with its long tail and flowing hackle, effectively imitates the movement of a shrimp in the water, making it irresistible to salmon. One of the reasons the Ally's Shrimp Cascade has maintained its popularity among salmon anglers is its adaptability to different water conditions and salmon runs. Whether you're fishing in the spring or the autumn, the fly's versatility allows it to be fished at various depths, making it suitable for a range of situations. The success of the Ally's Shrimp Cascade can also be attributed to the dedication and passion of the fly fishing community. Over the years, anglers from around the world have shared their experiences and tweaked the pattern to suit specific conditions or personal preferences. This continuous exchange of knowledge and improvement has played a significant role in shaping the Ally's Shrimp Cascade into the legendary fly it is today. Steeped in history and refined by the experiences of countless anglers, this fly pattern has proven its worth time and time again. By understanding the background and evolution of the Ally's Shrimp Cascade, you can appreciate its significance in the world of fly fishing and harness its legendary power on your next salmon fishing adventure.


We have an extensive library of 3350 flies online, 2435 of which are UK trout flies, 612 UK salmon flies and 69 sea trout patterns. Most flies are available for sale online to regular fly fisherman and fishing clubs with immediate dispatch, and we deliver to the UK and worldwide.

If there are any fly fishing patterns you wish to see, let us know and we will have our fly tiers produce them for you. We can also supply your shop or club, or even produce your own designs trailered to your needs.

We hope you enjoy your visit, and wish you the best of success on the water; please give us a shout if you require anything as we are always happy to help!

The Fish4Flies Team