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  1. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Time on my hands The Usual Copper Tom Grant's Orange -but loaded with purple for back end fish Stokoe's Red Shrimp esc.
  2. 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...
  3. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A McCormicks shrimp tied with a red front hackle instead of orange.
  4. Fly Tying Topics
    Ok in honour to the leader of the "say what the **** you like world" I think a fly should be dedicated to him. Let's have a look...I've got fluorescent orange, hot orange, fluorescent hot orange and everything inbetween but I dont quite have an orange to match the Trump ??? Lots of inventive...
  5. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    I think this is better with the orange hackle at the head. Colin.
  6. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Browsing through 'Along the Faughan Side' today and looking at the patterns of flies given in it, I still can't help but think that what we now call a Faughan Shrimp is a more modern version of Laurence Cunningham's Orange and Purple Shrimp. Cunningham's patterns must be from the 70s or very...
  7. 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...
  8. Classified Sales
    A few for red,black orange ,yellow £10 each delivered uk
  9. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Orange and yellow and WG
  10. 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.
  11. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    My variant of the Castle shrimp. Tag: Red wire Tail: hot orange bucktail over yellow bucktail, with 2 strands of orange krystal flash Rear body: Flat copper tinsel Front body: Black floss Rib: Red wire Wing: Grey squirrel with 2 strands of orange krystal flash over Hackles: Hot orange cock...
  12. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Was messing around at the vice and this is one of the results, think I play a little more with this one :nod: 35mm Waddinton Gold wire tag Gold holographic tinsel I palmered the body with two different coloured hackles, rear half yellow badger front half orange badger hackle Gold wire rib...
  13. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    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
  14. North American Fly Patterns
    A Canadian pattern that might do well over here in coloured water. Tip - Oval Silver Tag - GloBrite #7 Tail - Yellow Floro Fibre Rib - Oval Silver Rear Body - Orange Krystal Flash Front Body - Floro Orange Antron Wing - Black Squirrel Hackle - Grizzle cock dyed Orange
  15. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    I saw this one on FB recently and thought the name suited it perfectly :cool: Hook - Gold Thread - Fire Orange Tag - Gold Oval Tail - Orange Boar Bristles Rib - Gold Wire Rear Body - Yellow Floss Front Body - Black Floss Wing - Orange Fox Pelt, Orange Micro Krystal Flash Hackle - Yellow...
  16. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A few Copper & Orange shrimps, picked up a Whiting 4b Grizzle Hen cape for £12 and thought of these. Hook: Veniards Osprey double #10 in black & gold Tag: Copper wire Tail: GP Breast dyed orange with copper Krystal Flash (in the gold hooks) Rear Body: Copper Tinsel Rib: Copper wire Middle...
  17. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    For tonights fly tying class I came up with this one. Thread - Flo Orange Tag - Oval Gold Rib - Gold Wire Rear Body - Gold Mirage Tinsel Front Body - Orange Spectra Flash Body Hackle - Orange cock (over front body) Wing - Orange Arctic Fox, Pearl Krystal Flash, Yellow Arctic Fox Hackle -...
  18. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    I wasn't sure where to post this one but it looks kind of shrimpy. Based on Davie McPhails pattern. I used dyed Orange Ringneck Pheasant rump for the body hackle.
  19. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    A pattern that came to me whilst tying up some grayling flies. Used "paprika" coloured wool as the body over orange globrite Purple, red, orange and yellow bucktail with some flash A simple "wooly gunn" I suppose :D Got a few to try in different colours now Cheers Cb
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