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  1. Northern European Style Patterns
    Here are some red franci (or francesses ???) the way I like to tie them based on what has worked for me. They have actually been more of a sea trout catcher on the Scottish Dee but have also had a number of salmon. I first tied this version at a kitchen table the night before the last day of a...
  2. 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...
  3. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Another simple fishing fly, the pot belly pig! A friend swears by this fly for autumn fishing so I thought I'd better have a go at tying some 1/2" copper tube 4 fiery brown boar bristles Dark brown bucktail taken from the back of an orange dyed tail 1 strange krystal flash, doubled Fiery brown...
  4. Classified Wanted
    Hi There. Wanted as above a SIMMS sling pack the older Brown coloured version, small enough for items for a few hours fishing. Preferably in very good condition. if you have one you longer need and wish to pass on please pm me. Thanks. Esk1.
  5. Trout Fishing
    Some footage from last month of dollaghan (strain of Brown Trout from Lough Neagh, N Ireland), great to get a closer look at what happens under the surface! Hope you enjoy :) (NB. this was filmed under license) Dollaghan Diary 2019 - YouTube
  6. General Board
    I'm a member, received this email and thought I'd share it for anyone interested in joining. COME AND JOIN US by davecarrickryton Tyneside Anglers Syndicate is welcoming new members for the forthcoming 2020 season. We offer some very good fishing on prime Northern rivers which include: Tyne and...
  7. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    TYING THE BROWN POT BELLIED PIG SALMON FLY WITH RYAN HOUSTON - YouTube
  8. General Board
    Thought this would be worth a share for those not on FB. The Biggest Brown Trout in the World - Thingvellir, Iceland - Flylords Mag
  9. General Board
    Media Release Communications Office Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland Tel 028 9097 3091 Marketing, Recruitment, Communications and Internationalisation | Queen's University Belfast For immediate release 23 September 2019 Brown Trout genome sequencing a...
  10. Classified Sales
    This rod is the original GA series rod and is in excellent condition having only been used twice. A really nice rod to use for Grayling and Brown trout The rod comes with the rod bag and Loop Tube. £250 posted within the UK
  11. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A few variations on Mose Toohey's Golden Shrimp as per Chris Mann's book. Sans Jungle Cock because I don't have any until I get home. Tail: Brown, Orange & Yellow bucktail, some with Krystal flash and one with Boar bristles. Tag: Wire Butt: Red glo brite Body: Golden Olive seals fur /...
  12. Video Gallery
    24 May 2019 - YouTube This afternoon.
  13. Fly Tying Topics
    Fiery Brown Arctic Fox As per the title, I am looking to purchase some fiery brown artic fox. Anyone have any suggestions please? Looking for a long fur to use as a final wing on a few patterns. Foxy Tails have no stock and haven't had for quite a while I believe. I don't dye so would like to...
  14. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    This was meant to be a Gold Bug with a brown front hackle but didn't really like the brown hackles I have. I was never going to use it so took the brown hackle off and used a nice soft claret hackle instead.
  15. Northern European Style Patterns
    Based this on The Usual and tied it templedog style. Tube - Gold Glitter Rear Body - Bare Tube Rib - Gold Wire Front Body - Gold Lite Brite Body Hackle - Blue cock Wing - Yellow Polar Bear, Orange Fox, Gold & Brown Angel Hair, Fiery Brown Fox Hackle - Blue hen Eyes - Jungle Cock
  16. Vintage Fishing Tackle Classifieds
    Mac Martin bait-spin-salmon special Hi, im new to this but i bought a load of second hand gear and found a Mac Martin in amongst the five rods , now it looks brown so has anyone got any advice about selling it please
  17. Traditional/Fully Dressed Patterns
    From Hi-Regan's 'How and Where to Fish in Ireland' - the wing was specified as 'mixed brown' - added green macaw horns for a little 'sparkle'. Dx
  18. General Board
    Fishing (well, trying to) on the Tay at the moment. The river is filthy brown but dropped 9 inches overnight on our beat. The Isla is running clear today but the main river is chocolate soup. No one seems to know the cause. Anyone further up river have any intel? A landslide somewhere perhaps...
  19. General Board
    There are many contradictions when it comes to salmon and trout here is one for each. Why do Salmon migrate great distances to cold northern waters to feed when scale readings show that Salmon stop or slow down their feeding habits in winter months. It is a known fact that Brown trout and...
  20. New Member Introductions
    ...I’m Paolo from Canary Islands. Fished italian and swiss fresh waters with flies from 18 to 37, than moved to Lanzarote Island and fished with lures from 37 to 45...now 6 years trying to go back to flies in a totally different scenery, the rough Atlantic. In the last 15 years had only two...
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