Archive for the tag 'Fishing gear'

Film night: Fishing the Battenkill

OK, so maybe it’s mostly a commercial for the latest generation in the classic Orvis family of Battenkill reels… … but this is so much our kind of angle on a famous fishery on the north-eastern seaboard of the USA – relevantly linking a big brand’s manufacturing heritage with the whole very funky, very now story of recovering […]

Urbantrout hoodies and beanie hats: it’s that time of year again!

Fly Fest is over for another year, trout season is drawing to a close, and yes, we’re even hearing reports of the first frost of autumn. All this can only mean one thing: it’s time to break out the hoodies and hard-weather beanie hats, and get properly ready for grayling. Urbantrout streetstyle hoodies and beanie […]

Urbantrout Kryptek camouflage fishing caps land a cameo role in Channel 4’s Eden

What if we could start all over again… and what would you take with you if you could? That’s the premise of Channel 4’s new reality / survival show Eden. 23 participants have been marooned on a remote Scottish peninsula for a year, and left to fend for themselves. Each person has been allowed to […]

Spreading the urban fishing word: SCALE Magazine features Urbantrout caps, hoodies and other gear

Here at Urbantrout there’s nothing that makes us happier than feeling part of something bigger: the global community of river restorationists, for example, or the international brotherhood of urban fishing fanatics… … which is why we’re truly stoked to see this website, and our Urbantrout gear, featured in the latest very funky monochromatic issue of […]

Urban fly-fishing: 5 (or more) top tips

If you’ve ever read our urban fly-fishing reports and wondered how or where to make a start on your own city-centre adventure, look no further than Urbantrout’s recent guest feature on the famous Turrall Flies blog. From staying safe to picking the right flies, and even watching out for aliens… it’s all there. Click through […]

New black stripe Urbantrout beanie hats… and what our customers have said!

For the start of the new trout season, we’re shaking up our famous range of urban steelheader beanies – adding a new black-based colourway to our classic olive stripe. So, whether you’re dropping into the concrete canyons of the Trent and Tame, or stalking the dry fly flats of the Taff or Irwell, we reckon […]

Urbantrout Kryptek Highlander camouflage fishing caps are here!

This is one we’ve been waiting to bring to Europe, the UK and the Urbantrout store for more than a year: a fishing cap in hands-down the most outrageously funky camo pattern we’ve ever seen. According to the ‘battlefield to back country’ developers’ notes, Kryptek’s crisp, graphic camouflage has been blended from a combination of […]

Urbantrout beanies: Made for keeping the cold out (and still with FREE P&P!)

It’s been a weird (and mostly very wet) winter so far in the UK. But on the off-chance that you can ever actually make it onto the water, Urbantrout’s famous beanie hats are here to keep the weather right outside where it belongs. They’re double-layered, cable-knit, and made with a short front peak to shield your eyes […]

Happy Christmas to all our readers!

It’s that time of year again (even if some of us are still waiting hopefully for the white fluffy stuff to arrive) and Urbantrout is here to wish all our readers a very fishful festive season. (Don’t forget… the Urbantrout shop will be taking orders for cosy Christmas beanies and hoodies, as well as caps, […]

Urban fishing gear review: Vision Urban wading boots

Camouflage takes on a whole new level of meaning when you’re fishing urban rivers. You’re not just trying to hide from the fish, you may also be trying not to stand out too much from the rest of the human population – whether you’re hopping on and off public transport, grabbing a beer or a burger, […]

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