Like the last few posts I have thrown up this morning I have been busy scheduling videos for my you tube channel. I was asked recently via Facebook to tie an Arctic Shrimp. So what I have done is taken a pattern that was devised from the late Paul Wade. Paul devised a range of arctic...
Been missing around with some materials and patterns over the last few days and one fly I was asked to tie for my you tube channel was the Thurso Dog. I didn't have all the correct materials to tie the fly so i tried to stick with the same colour combination of the original fly...
Been tying up some flies for my you tube channel over the last few days or so and one fly I love to tie is this variant of the posh tosh not that the fly needs a variant. The wing is Finn raccoon a great mobile fibre if you haven't use it before.
Tying a variant of the Editor Fly. Created by Mr Sandy Leverton former editor of Trout and Salmon Fishing Magazine the "Editor" Salmon Fly is an excellent choice over the summer months and periods of low water. This pattern is also a firm favourite for tempting Sea Trout.
Heading away today to my holiday home in the most beautiful Co Fermanagh Northern Ireland so another fly to hopefully get you in the mood to do a bit of tying. Tying a Jointed Mayfly, this fly was in answer to the red ribbed may as detailed in the Irish Mayfly book.
Tying Stan's Pearly Mayfly Variant. I have detailed the original dressing below:
Tail- Cock Pheasant Fibres
Tag- Mother-of-Pearl lurex, fine
Body- Natural Raffia
Rib- Mother-of- Pearl lurex, fine
Hackle- White cock hackle- Not Palmered
Wing- Bronze mallard wing- small
Front Hackle- Natural...