Welcome to the May 2020 Tie of the Month competition.
The format of the 2020 Tie of the Month competition will remain the same as it was last year as it worked so well i.e. open to everyone, a separate section for any newcomers to salmon fly tying and all you need to do for...
Lockdown is a bit of a pain. Tired of tv, gardening etc? Here's something to keep you occupied for an hour or two. Prepare to be surprised.
Tie up a short leader using your favourite nylon/fluoro, whatever. Make a loop, perhaps put in a joint knot, tie on a fly.
Find a suitable container, tub...
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?
March TOTM theme: 'An apostle of Ireland'
Saint Patrick died circa 461 A.D. in Saul, Ireland, and is said to have been buried in the nearby town of Downpatrick, County Down. Saint Patrick is recognized as the patron saint of Ireland, and his writings, noted for their humble voice, include the...
February TOTM theme: 'A Scotsman at heart'
I figured I'd risk abusing my position and your good nature by being self-centred and basing this month's tie on myself by way of introduction. I'm in my fifties and started fishing as a tender 4 year old with a dapping rod that felt like a telegraph...
I realised every question I was asking google was answered on this forum So I had to join and was so pleased to read such positive comments and input- I normally stay clear of forums as they seem to bring out the worse in people- but not here!!
I’ve fished for about 35 years, luckily both...
I decided to tie a few flamethrowers on some new to me Patriot size 8 singles to see how the hooks tie and whether I could do a decent job on the pattern.
As it is not a fly i would normally use or tie I have a few questions.
Is the shape ok and is it impacted by tying on a single?
I have not...
There's some stunning flies to be seen to decide on the overall winner from the Tie of the Month competitions. Even if you don't tie yourself it would be great to get your vote for the overall winner of 2019 and so give your eyes a feast by viewing the flies and voting here: Speybrothers Tie of...
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the final round of the Speybrothers 2019 Tie of the Month Competition - Tie of the Year.
I would like everyone to cast their eyes over all the winners from the Speybrothers 2019 Tie of the Month Competition rounds and vote for your favourite winner. Remember...
Please see the entries for the November 2019 Speybrothers Tie of the Month Competition - Peacock
Please take a couple of minutes to look through the entries and select your favourite fly from the 19 great efforts submitted in November!
Please take some time to review the entries and cast your vote for the October 2019 Speybrothers Tie of the Month Competition.
First Step By Step for 10 years so go easy. Abuse is readily accepted but will be volleyed back with vitriolic Glaswegian swearies.
Experiment with these, change whatever you like. The Longtail is ore of a "style" than a pattern. Ive changed the colours slightly form the original...
Please review the entries for the September 2019 Speybrothers Tie of the Month Competition and cast a vote for your favourite fly.
Please take a look at the entries for the July 2019 Tie of the Month Competition and cast your vote. Every fly would get fished and there's a couple of stunners in there.
Please see the 17 excellent entries in the June Speybrothers Tie of the Month Competition. Please also take a couple of minutes to make a decision and cast your vote for your favourite fly.