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  1. Northern European Style Patterns
    No body Scandi style of a fly I like tying in the Scottish long tail style most of the time Blue, Silver, Yellow, Orange and Claret.
  2. Classified Wanted
    Looking for a Rio Scandi 8wt body or possible consider an 8wt Rio Scandi short versitip. Please pm any offers. Cheers Diarmid.
  3. Classified Sales
    Guideline 4D Distance body float 43g/660gr. 8.5m/27ft As new cast once £45 posted PayPal gift Now £40
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    Guideline 4 D multi tip body 39g/ 600gr. 7m/23ft As new cast once £45 posted paypal gift Now £40
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    Guideline 4D multi tip float body NOW SOLD 35g/540gr. 7m/ 23ft As new cast once £45 posted PayPal gift SOLD
  6. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Sometimes they speak.. buy me buy me! Then they sit on your desk for ages while you think why did I buy them? Eventually an idea comes along. What do you think? Hook size 8 Tail, some dodgy dyed fluoro red goose biots Body, Uni rainbow Wing, blue dyed squirrel with a pinch of black over
  7. Shooting Heads
    I came across these Rio line products on Sportfish site , the appearance is identical and the only difference on the wording is the word Body , the lines have a different spec, if using Rio tips which of these lines gives is a better overall balance , or can they be used on both ,
  8. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A good friend swears by using green flies in the summer and having seem how many fish he catches, I'm prepared to give it a go. This is a copy of what he uses, as you can see nothing too groundbreaking! Really liking using softer hen hackles to give a bit more body to the fly. For the body I am...
  9. 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...
  10. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    I wasted more mallard there one day trying the Fiery Brown from Chris Mann's book. I then thought that those dull colours used for that pattern might make for a nice dull Irish shrimp. The first attempt used Fiery Brown seals fur for the body, middle hackle of natural brown cock and a Black...
  11. Fly Tying Topics
    Hello Chaps, This weekend I am topping up my flies box for when we get back fishing. Was going to start with Sunray Shadows. What length of body to overall length do you use? Plus lengths do you tie? How hig and small would you dare to go? Interested to see what you do and your opinion.
  12. 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 -...
  13. Northern European Style Patterns
    Been having a play about with this style of fly. Sillen on top, silver cone as body. Monkey with a brass bead Silver Doctor also brass bead, 'rigged' with a free swinging tube.
  14. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    In the Atkins Low Water style Hook: Magni #12 Tag: Gold wire Rear Body: Copper tinsel Rib: Gold Wire Mid Hackle: GP Front Body: Micro Polar Chenile - Rusty Orange or Copper tinsel Front Hackles 1 turn Red Game under 1 Turn Whiting Grizzle Hen.
  15. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Tied on a 1/2" tungsten tube with lead wire to help build the body shape. UV fluorescent materials to provoke ;)
  16. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    I sat down intending to copy Wormos Magma Shrimp but using a Gold LiteBrite body instead of Silver. After doing the tail and rear body I realised I had forgotten the tail hackle. So I decided to put in a Sunburst Bucktail midwing and changed the front body to Black Polar Dub while I was at it...
  17. Northern European Style Patterns
    Here´s few more.. with Monkey wing. I use these in Northern- Norway in summer, when water is on the normal level. Two kinda Samurais, and close up for the body color set up, which has worked really well
  18. Others
    Hi. Any body got a guidline lpxe v3 7-8 line. Which line to get. Thanks. rivernut.
  19. Fly Tying Topics
    So after a couple of attempts I created a body that I like last night going from photo 1 to photo 2 with smaller wing area and slightly shorter throat. I also didn't like the flattened body hackle and so on advice stood it back up. I'm not sure about the wing though. Should the built wing...
  20. Traditional/Fully Dressed Patterns
    From a fly belonging to Willie Mair have tied this before (with a silk body) but fancied doing it again. Dx
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