I tied this one for a friend. Designed to fish with the hook point up so you can twitch it through weeds. Total length 13cm
Shank - 25mm S.Steel
Hook - #2 Partridge Z4
Tail - Green cock hackle wound
Keel Underbody - Lead strip
Body - Green Braid
Bottom Wing - Holo MultiSilver Sparkle Hair...
I had a request for a SBS for this style of pattern.
Thankfully they are easy to tie and as its my first SBS ...go easy :lol:
* Hook of your choice
* Rabbit/Zonker strips (3mm or 4mm thickness max)
* Dubbing of choice - i like the Hareline dubbing as it brushes out well
Not being a fly tyre myself, to cack handed couldn’t tie a fly to save my life, may I ask a question ?
I’ll tell you how this came about, I was giving myself a hair cut this morning, I know a miserable old pensioner, well I was thinking, does anyone tie flies with human hair?
Just playing with the same old colours.
Tag - Flo Green
Tail - Yellow Flo Fibre
Rib - Oval Silver
Body - Peacock Ice Dub
Wing - Yellow Fox, Yellow Angel Hair, Orange Fox, Orange Angel Hair
Hackle - Orange then Blue Hen
Wing - Black Fox
Eyes - Jungle Cock
Hi new to this site. Will find lots of helpfull info. I have started tying salmon flys. This is one of my attemps of tying a fly but not sure if I have propotions right, do I started tag where I have or should it be not as far down hook, more hair at tail ect. I would be greatfull for any...
Here is a simple step-by-step I created to show 2 different techniques I use to tie in squirrel tail hair. The problem with squirrel tail hair is that it is fine, straight and slippery. This combination makes it very difficult to secure properly.
I use these same two techniques on ALL hair I...
Should keep me in hair for a while.....
Arctic Fox in white and something called 'platinum'. The tips are dark and the rest of the hair is white - light grey.
I have no idea why this posted twice when I edited it.
Pike predator saltawater Trout and Grayling fly tiers have been using various loop techniques which if you start looking about will show tons of ideas, making bodies and hackles like long chenneilles for your salmon flies, using hairs fur feather synthetic, You can even dub deer hair, wee trick...
What's the best substitute for monkey hair? Was thinking of buying some from a reliable source, then found out there may be "issues" with customs at the border, so whilst waiting on a reply from someone official like, I'm looking at alternative furs/hairs, so, what's my options?
I have been given a reindeer skin by a friend in Sweden and, frankly, its more than I can ever use. So I am happy to send some to anyone that wants to try it.
The body hair is relatively coarse and very buoyant. But, if you treat it right, it will tie flies down to at least size 8, 2cm (the...