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  1. FaughanPurple

    Munro's Willie

    Despite tyeing and fishing them occasionally, I don't remember ever taking a fish on a hair wing pattern . They're such a simple construction over simple tinsel bodies and the vibrant Orange and yellow hairs look great cloaked with black and a touch of blue just adds the finishing touch with...
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    Alvarez v BJS

    Well who you got, Formality win or major upset? I might set the alarm for this one myself.. He's no mayweather but he can be slick BJS. He's in with the big boys now though.
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    A Willy Waddy

    Liking these the more I tye on them. The latest in the box
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    Muddled CDC Dabbler

    One for a big wave or pulling through the margins at last light
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    Danube Salmon

    The Huchen Or Hucho Hucho. I was sent this picture during the week by a pal out on a hike of a spawning pair in a tributary. The biggest was at least a meter long!! It's obviously sparked chat of a trip when we can travel again. Has anyone on the forum targeted these leviathans before?
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    Thunder Shrimps

    And a couple of Badgers
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    Honey Badger Shrimps

    Honey Badger over Sunburst Ginger Burnt Orange and Gold
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    A Bumble B..

    Anana Saw my first Bumble Bee of 2021 buzzing past at lunchtime and went to tye a WOIGOB I guess I'm still stuck in shrimp mode and a blue collared Banana appeared instead
  9. FaughanPurple

    Thunder & Lightening

    Not my usual fare and as far as tubes or big flies go, quite a crude device imho by modern standards.. On a head stagger, I Threw a few variants together recently using calf tail and Artic Runner dyed Fiery Brown.. I started wanting to tie a few shrimp style, as you'll see from the bottom...
  10. FaughanPurple

    Finn Gold

    Happy Finn Day...
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    Kylie and Friends

    Topping up the tree fodder
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    Its a new day

    It's The Drowse Dawn
  13. FaughanPurple

    Dubois v Joyce

    Who you got? Not a huge fan of either but this is a bit of a watershed fight for them both .. those in the know seem to fancy Dubois early or Joyce the later it goes..
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    Podcasts

    Something that although around awhile, only really caught my attention around a year ago. With lockdown this year I really got the chance to tune in to more hours of various podcasts during which I really enjoyed the series with Peter Crouch The one that really opened the rabbit hole for me...
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    Claret and Ginger

    These Faughan Shrimps and Foxford Shrimps should fill the box gaps for the end of the season
  16. FaughanPurple

    Into the NWest

    I Managed to grab another weekend in the NW just after storm Ellen ripped through. The bad weather, a bit of fate and some mixed comms, meant i got to tick a destination off the bucket list and got to try my hand at Sea Trout and Salmon from a drifting boat. The day started well with a strong...
  17. FaughanPurple

    Hitches

    As sods law would have it, it's not stopped raining since I tyed these up...
  18. FaughanPurple

    Faughantastic

    Finally got off m'erse and got out Saturday evening for a couple of hours and again Sunday morning... its always good to get a few hours on the river, they're even better when the fish play ball too One for the river and 1 for me ?
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    Small Singles selection

    10s and a wee 14 treble
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    Irish Shrimp selection

    Odd thunderstorm rattling around this week ?
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