Nothing new and I know I've posted it before but anyway!
I first tied this fly in the late 1990's or very early 2000's. I tied it as an Irish version of the Kylie shrimp that was very popular in Trout & Salmon and other fishing magazines at the time.
I was looking through some of my old...
A few perennial favourites, T&L, Dunkeld, Kingfisher Butcher and a copper March Brown.
Tied on B175 in #10,12 and 14, with a couple of #14 Magnis thrown in for good measure. None of these are a patch on the wonderful flies tied by Hollywood in his long running thread.
Right guys I hope after the success of the last swap we could try again?
as it's well into April and there a lot going on just now extending it into May seems sensible
usual rules apply and feel free to chuck a few in for an auction as the pile is building up nicely
just to recap
X amount of...
Here's a quick SBS for the sparkly junction piggy - this is smaller than the one I tied earlier.
Forgive the 'one picture for everything' - SFF isn't the best upload tool - so I snipped onto a single powerpoint slide and then converted to jpg.
You can use free swing - or you could add...
Taking my que from Andrzej and his color combinations I spotted recently I've made these 2 and will refine the look with a few more.
Tied on Pro Sportfisher micro tubes with a short clear hook holder behind, only the small cone as weight.