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  1. Traditional/Fully Dressed Patterns
    A couple of recent ones from me. A black dog variant and an NHS themed one.
  2. Patterns for other species
    Colin.
  3. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Hi All, Here's a collection of Tay Shrimp Flies by Tony Black (Murthly 2, Tay - fish magnet and superb fly tyer). I haven't tied all these patterns so thought I'd pull together a comprehensive set of instructions for myself - and also - tie them - and then share If you want to go back and see...
  4. Swap Shop
    Looking to swap my G4 7/9 blue spool for the same spool in black. My spool is new and unused. Cheers Diarmid.
  5. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Curry's Red, Bann Special and a more subtle thing without JC which is great on those bright low water days - it's recipe is: Thread: black 8/0 uni Tag: Small oval gold Tail: red GP flank Rib: small oval gold Rear body: holographic copper tinsel Mid hackle: hot orange cock Front body: black...
  6. Classified Wanted
    Anybody got an Abu hot smoker that they don't want? Looking for the small black enamelled one with one burner. Must be in excellent condition.
  7. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Iain Bain Special I was intrigued by Lamsons comments about the original dressing in an earlier post by Wormo. I am always interested in the history of a fly. After a bit of searching I found a video on YouTube by Iain SB tying this fly. Is he the creator maybe? Tying an Iain Bain Special -...
  8. Patterns for other species
  9. Classified Sales
    as title 30 x salars #11 15 black 15 gold sold
  10. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    I read an article online recently about the Munro Killer from the creators son. He said the black wing should be much longer than the hook and the yellow underwing. I tied one on a size 6 double. I then tried one with a holo gold body and added an orange wing between the black and yellow...
  11. Traditional/Fully Dressed Patterns
    A variant of the Black Eagle pattern taken from the 'Farlows Salmon Flies' by Martin Lanigan-O'Keeffe. The wings suppose to have cinnamon tips which would match copper tinsel, unfortunately turkey cinnamon feathers from my stock have got quite damaged tips, so have decided to go with the white...
  12. Classified Sales
    Penn international 2.5 reel Mint conditioned, anodized black in colour. Nice a weighty and suits a switch rod/short double hander beautifully. These are rare, especially in black. Built like a tank, this one is almost unused. I paid £225 for this but happy to let it go for £160. If you...
  13. Classified Sales
    Brand new in box never used size 6/8 its bigger than You think will suit 13 ft rods. Black with snake handle. Nice click £250 posted
  14. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Still working at a Willie Gunn / Gunnish looking fly. I think I have trouble because I do not fish orange & black here ever so it's hard to make orange & black flies, does that make sense? Made on rather small doubles I've had since the 1980's, I have some longer shank and intend to get creative.
  15. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    I wasn't sure what section to put this one in but it'll have to do here. This is another one from the old veniards book. The front body was meant to be palmered using black heron but I've used dyed black ringneck pheasant instead. The original pattern in the book also gave orange for the seals...
  16. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    A slight twist on some spring tubes with a splash of pink. These are on 20 mm T tubes. Body: Mylar piping with flu brite green butt. Wing: pink artic, yellow artic, green goat, black artic with midge and tinsel flash Throat: yellow buck Hackle: yellow hen Jc: normal or orange It shows me the...
  17. Northern European Style Patterns
    One for tonights class. Apparently based on a Mikael Frodin Sea Trout fly. Must have been before he decided we needed really expensive materials from FITS in all our flies :D Tip - Oval Gold Tag - GloBrite #4 Rib - Oval Gold Rear Body - Gold Tinsel Front Body - Black Seals Fur picked out...
  18. Northern European Style Patterns
    5" long variant of the Stig Brandal video that Rotenone posted a week or so ago. This is heavier than the real fly and looks more like a massive monkey to me. Body: Tungsten cone & Silver Blue Lite Brite Body Hackle: Silver Badger Cock Wing 1: Black Arctic Fox w Lure-flash Pearl Wing 2...
  19. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Tied this recently after tying a normal comet tube. Tied as follows: Tag and ribs: Small oval gold Rear hackle: Yellow hen Rear wing/tail: Yellow bucktail the length of the hook Rear body: red floss Mid hackle: slightly longer red hen Mid wing: red bucktail Front body: black floss Front...
  20. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Willie Gunn variants tied on 1.5" copper tubes. They were in the running for the Feb TOTM, but didn't make the cut! Tube: 1.5" copper slipstream Tag: Small oval gold Rear body: Orange holographic tinsel Rear rib: Medium gold oval Mid wing: Yellow & hot orange bucktail mixed and tied top and...
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