In anticipation for the dropping of our rivers here at home, I tied this Thunder and Lightning variation to swing on a dry line.
Definitely not the full dressed version, more simplistic and reduced to not clutter the swing.
Tied in hand on a #4 vintage Code iron, this pattern does offer the...
Guys, selling this as i have too many jackets (well documented on here)
Marmot Tempo Soft Shell Jacket (For Men) 1923J
Great reviews and the angel wing ars (means you can swing your arms without it riding up) are great for casting.
One minor blemish. £SOLD posted.
Chartreuse Monkey Bottles (sounds like something from Viz - Mickeys Monkey ***** moped!)
I haven't tied on bottles for a while - these are 15mm Alu - ideally would have liked brass. The heads aren't great as I rode too close to the lip of the bottle - but they'll be fine.
My preference is...
Restocking on this pattern, caught one on it and lost two. The only problem with it is as you pull out the hook you can - with those urgent, clumsy fingers - snap off the black bucktail if not careful (yes free swing hook etc.). Happy to tie a new fly once it's a bit ragged. A fly per fish is a...