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  1. Northern European Style Patterns
    Flies from the box, tied this time last year for a trip to a new river These didn't catch any fish on that trip, but neither did any other flies! :batty: ~3-4cm small copper conehead orange fox tail fiery brown fox tail copper flash blue saddle hackle JC
  2. Traditional/Fully Dressed Patterns
    Another offering from the 'Farlows Salmon Flies'. The tail is too fat :ohwell:
  3. Classified Sales
    Withdrawn because of anticipated difficulties in posting in the light of current government restrictions. Sorry
  4. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A bit of Floro fibre and Fox in the tail. Oh and a Green erse for Hemmy :)
  5. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Nothing too complicated for a Sunday morning. A yellow and gold shrimp, tied with solar flare tail.
  6. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A quick tie tonight - an Owenmore shrimp with a red tail.
  7. North American Fly Patterns
    A Canadian pattern good on the Miramichi. I have not tried it on our Salmon yet but the local Rainbows love it. Tail - Teased out body tube Butt - GloBrite #1 Body - Pearl Mylar Tube over GloBrite #16 Throat - White Calf Tail Wing - Pink Bucktail, Lime Krystal Flash, Black Fox
  8. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Fitch tail wing Calf tail wing
  9. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    It's an age thing . I was so intent in putting a green a..e on this Ghillie fly I did the whole body before I realised that I had left the tail out. Rather than start again I turned in to a Willie Gunn variant. Colin.
  10. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A Davie McPhail pattern. Tag - Oval Gold Tail - GP Red Breast Rib - Oval Gold Rear Body - Gold Tinsel Hackle - Hot Orange cock Rib - Oval Gold Front Body - Black Floss Throat - Yellow Calf Tail Wing - Black Squirrel Tail Hackle - Silver Badger cock
  11. North American Fly Patterns
    Pattern #4 in my "desert island" MSA auction box. While the background behind this pattern has been lost in history, it has been around for decades. It remains a popular pattern, especially in the back end of the season. It is particularly effective in peaty rivers such as the Cains. Tip...
  12. North American Fly Patterns
    Colburn Special Fly #3 for the MSA "desert island" auction box. This fly is fairly unique in that it is one of the few flies designed in the U.S. that became widely popular in Eastern Canada. It was designed by a Mr. Walter Colburn of Bangor, Maine in the mid 1960s. While not commonly used...
  13. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    I don't have any dark/black GP breast feathers for the tail so I've just used black bucktail
  14. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    A wee pair tied up today. All over the place with my choice of tail colour but hopefully the fish don't mind. I should have made the front black half of the body a bit bigger too.
  15. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Had some polar bear hair so tried using it in the tail too see how it whistles next season
  16. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Now I'm a novice to Irish patterns so apologies. Have used what I had at my disposal for this one. Have subbed brown schlappen for the pheasant breast in the tail /. Added a nudge of flash:wow: that's why variant is a great get out:redface: but I think pretty true there after I hope?
  17. Step by Step
    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...
  18. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A close up photo of a wee size 14 claret tail orange shrimp fly,butt and body formed with orange wire
  19. Sea Trout Fishing
    Pilks Bumble Sea Trout Fly Will be at Woodmill soon so tied these pilks up and one with a stinger in the tail. They look scruffy but came out ok I think. Sewinfly..........
  20. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    I have only been tying for just over a year so please be gentle with me :) Hook Partridge Patriot Gold size 6. Thread uni 8/0 Black Tail Yellow and Orange Buck Tail mixed with blue sparkly stuff. Tag Rib and Head Glo-Bright No 4. Body Opal Mirage Tinsel. Wing Yellow Squirrel and more blue...
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