About Us

Nick Armstead ( Founder & Owner )

Nick with a Norwegian 35lb cracker. 2015 Previously a manager of Farlows of Pall Mall, Farlows City Branch and Hardy's on Pall Mall, Nick has 35 year's experience providing fly fishing tackle to meet the most exacting fishing conditions around the world. He has travelled and fished all over the globe - destinations include Russia, Argentina, British Columbia, America, Cuba, Bahamas, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Alaska and South Africa. Nick's favourite species is the Atlantic salmon and when not in the shop will be found casting a line on a river in Scotland. Favourite destinations... Damdochax river, British Columbia. Steelhead fishing on the most beautiful river and NO mobile phone reception and the Årøy river in Norway (see above photo) Nick also appeared on the fishing series 'The Take' which has been shown on Sky over the last few years. Nick is a keen shot and enjoys working his Labradors.

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Finlay Wilson ( Sales )

Fin with a magnificent Brown Trout! Finlay is an experienced Greys Pro Team Guide and GAIA instructor with an extensive knowledge of fly fishing throughout Scotland for Trout, Grayling, Sea Trout and Salmon. He is passionate about indigenous wild Brown Trout and regularly appears in Trout & Salmon magazine, usually writing about fishing in the country's more remote, wilder places. He has fished since the age of six but really became obsessed chasing sea trout at night on the River Annan. Fin runs a professional guiding and instruction business "Fish Wild" as well as three miles of the Upper Tweed, just an hour's drive from Gamefish HQ. Finlay joined the Gamefish team at the start of 2012.

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Callum Conner (Sales and Web)

Cal with 22lbs of angry Highland Pike! Loop Pro Team and Loop Academy member Callum Conner is the latest addition to the Gamefish team. He brings a wealth of technical knowledge and experience of the fishing tackle trade and in all areas of fishing. Callum deals with our website, social media, online marketing and Ebay store in between running his professional guiding and instruction business "Scotia Fishing". He's also a fully qualified SGAIC, SANA licensed, single hand and double hand fly fishing instructor. Cal started fishing at the age of 10 for wild Brown Trout on the River Almond before progressing into the local & national stillwater competition circuit successfully in his late teens. Nowadays his main passions are Salmon fishing, targeting specimen predatory species such as Pike, Perch, Pollock, Wrasse and Bass using the latest fly and modern lure fishing techniques and angling photography. When he's not working you will find Callum with a fishing rod, some bright coloured clothing and his camera!

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Tully

Tully joins the team, she has big paws to fill but we have every confidence in her!

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Holly ( Gamefish Legend )

Sadly Holly passed away on the 17th May. We all miss her terribly. Gone but never forgotten