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  1. Patterns for other species
    I tied this one for a friend. Designed to fish with the hook point up so you can twitch it through weeds. Total length 13cm Shank - 25mm S.Steel Hook - #2 Partridge Z4 Tail - Green cock hackle wound Keel Underbody - Lead strip Body - Green Braid Bottom Wing - Holo MultiSilver Sparkle Hair...
  2. Fly Tying Topics
    I'm wondering if anyone has done a step by step of tying a Yellow Dolly? I think Ross McDonald posted a dressing of it in the April 2018 copy of Trout & Salmon. If anyone has a copy and is able to post it on the forum it would be much appreciated! I fancy tying a few up for trying on the Alness...
  3. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Hi All, Here's a collection of Tay Shrimp Flies by Tony Black (Murthly 2, Tay - fish magnet and superb fly tyer). I haven't tied all these patterns so thought I'd pull together a comprehensive set of instructions for myself - and also - tie them - and then share If you want to go back and see...
  4. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    First time pattern for me . I found some yellow ostrich and this was the first fly i found in the Chris Mann book to use it. Colin.
  5. Classified Sales
    A few for red,black orange ,yellow £10 each delivered uk
  6. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Orange and yellow and WG
  7. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    I read an article online recently about the Munro Killer from the creators son. He said the black wing should be much longer than the hook and the yellow underwing. I tied one on a size 6 double. I then tried one with a holo gold body and added an orange wing between the black and yellow...
  8. Rods
    Folks i have a new 12ft #8 loop yellow line rod with original tube. does anybody know what kind of money these rods sell for ?
  9. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Nothing too complicated for a Sunday morning. A yellow and gold shrimp, tied with solar flare tail.
  10. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    I found this one online during the week while looking for Garry Dog tubes. It is Duncan Egan's Sunburst GD Flamethrower. The main difference between his and mine is that I've used yellow instead of sunburst. I also didn't have a pattern to follow so this is my interpretation of a picture and no...
  11. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    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...
  12. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    A nice wee simple pattern and the final fly's to finish off a box for the weekends trip ? 22mm brass tube Gold holographic flat braid Yellow bucktail 4 strands of pearl crystal flash The darker side of the yellow bucktail over and tyed a little shorter Cpl strands of opal mirage Junglecock...
  13. Northern European Style Patterns
    It's been horsing it down for 2 days now. On the bright side; I've finally managed to dye some zonker almost the colour I wanted, without making the skin curl up*. I also Also bleached and dyed a patch of Ringneck Pheasant skin: Here's the resulting Banana Zonker::evil: Hook: Guideline...
  14. Classified Sales
    Hi. I am Selling the following Brand New Chevron Hen Capes: Fluorescent Yellow: Grade 2 still available. These are exceptionally highy quality capes. Now SOLD, Many Thanks, £18 Each Delivered
  15. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Tied this recently after tying a normal comet tube. Tied as follows: Tag and ribs: Small oval gold Rear hackle: Yellow hen Rear wing/tail: Yellow bucktail the length of the hook Rear body: red floss Mid hackle: slightly longer red hen Mid wing: red bucktail Front body: black floss Front...
  16. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Was messing around at the vice and this is one of the results, think I play a little more with this one :nod: 35mm Waddinton Gold wire tag Gold holographic tinsel I palmered the body with two different coloured hackles, rear half yellow badger front half orange badger hackle Gold wire rib...
  17. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Well here's my first for the salmon for a long while and the first fly off the vice this year Alistair Tigertail 35mm Waddinton Gold holographic tinsel Gold wire rib Orange / black over fl yellow rabbit strip Yellow bucktail Cpl of strands of opal mirage either side The darker bucktail...
  18. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    The tail looks bulky on this fly because it has 2 hackles in it. The original has plain Jungle Cock but I used Yellow as I had just dyed a cape :) Tag - Oval Silver Tail - Grizzle cock, GP Yellow Rump wound Rib - Oval Silver Rear Body - Grey Wool Hackle - Grizzle cock Rib - Oval Silver Front...
  19. Traditional/Fully Dressed Patterns
    From the 1901 book 'Tips', the last of the 'everything but the kitchen sink' wings? - there's substantially more different materials in the wing than a Jock Scot. Had to place the duck etc at the sides coz even with only 2 strands of each material and one of the red, blue and yellow swan in the...
  20. Fly Tying Topics
    Eh up, I'm looking to source a quality Fluro. Yellow Bucktail-,now I'm quite particular in my bucktail and particularly the shade of Yellow. Idealy it should be a very bright Dayglo Yellow, very much akin to a Safety Jacket Yellow, strong in shade and not at all wishy washy and certainly not...
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