Recent wet weather sparks spike in fly fishing

While most of us are looking forward to the summer finally arriving, fishing enthusiasts are celebrating the rain as the continuing wet conditions are perfect for extending the fly fishing season.

Not everyone is happy with the changeable weather these last few months, but for those who enjoy the sport of fishing, the wet weather offers the perfect conditions for catching fish.

Fishing tackle and goods supplier, John Norris of Penrith, says this change in the weather has encouraged an increase in demand for the latest fishing tackle and fly fishing goods.

The country clothing and outdoors sporting goods experts holds one of the largest selections of fishing tackle around. Offering fishing enthusiasts everything they could possibly need, from Fly fishing tackle rods and reels to fishing bags, clothing and useful accessories. Their range includes products from some of the leading names in branded fishing equipment including Hardy, Greys and Shakespeare, among others. Due to their knowledge in the sport the store also carries a number of own name products, offering high quality goods at very competitive prices.

Alongside the usual fishing tackle, such as rods and reels, the fishing department at John Norris have plenty of gifts and gadgets to help the budding fisherman in your life. The range covers useful items such as thermometers and scales, as well as fly fishing boxes, hand warmers and heat pads, and the expert team can advise you on any of the products and gift ideas should you need some guidance on your purchase.

Aside from the gadgets and equipment, the store also carry a range of clothing and footwear designed with the sport in mind, which are both practical and stylish. You’ll discover a large selection of waders from thigh height to chest waders and even great value for money combinations of waders and boots together.

The John Norris store can be found in Penrith, a town located just on the edge of the Lake District, although the full range of country clothing, fishing tackle and outdoor sporting goods can also be ordered online on at or by calling 01768 864211.