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...
Managed out today, 6 hooked 3 landed, had a great run not losing fish. Was a bit of a shock to get skack line:eek: all but 1 on a junction shrimp, other on a pink shrimpy fly.
Had to do a bit of surgery to get the hook out the scissors of this fella.
Not the best pictures I'm afraid.
I got bored tying standard Dee Monkeys so after seeing some comments on here about Pink working early season I put this together.
Will it work? Probably not as like most experiments it will only get a go after all the usual suspects have failed.
Been playing about wae mc andy's double cone idea and came up with this :lol:
Fluorescent pink crystal boar bristles
SSS magenta glitz dubbing
White schlappen... Tyed in close to the tip to keep it short
SS pink cone
Fluorescent pink guinea foul
SS silver cone
Saw this pattern in my old man's T&S so here we are a cpl of strawberry Mackenzies
Oval silver tag
Orange micro flash
Pink pearl uv dubbing
Silver oval rib
Pink hackle fibers for the throat
Orange micro flash
Pink hackle fibers
OH AND I...
2019 is an odd numbered year and odd numbered years mean Pink (Pacific) Salmon in our rivers again.
2017 was a bumper year for Pinks and they were spotted forming redds in many of our rivers. So will their numbers increase this year?
This is a thread to post sightings and discuss whether we...
Pacific style flies
Recently I've been trying to get my head around the pacific salmon and steelhead style flies, in anticipation of a trip next year. It has been fun having a go at some new techniques and patterns, but still a long way to go!
I might even try one or two this spring over here...
I wish I had a pound for ever time I've caught grayling on this wee pattern over the years
Under body 2 layers of round lead wire
Olive, pink and orange glister and uv dubbing mix
Clear nymph skin