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Video SBS Craft fur Sandeel Here’s a great way to use our Crafty Minnow fur to tie a Sandeel pattern for those Bass!
Having received several requests for an item of clothing featuring our Fly Life Logo we have commissioned some Stylish Beechfield Sandwich peak Caps with the Logo embroidered onto the front panel. The Caps currently come in a Bright Royal Blue which we think offsets the Logo nicely. We are open to requests for other colours … Read more Silver Scales Fly Life Hats
The following Step by step is for a really easy and fun to tie Baitfish pattern that uses barely any material making it super light and easy to cast and yet creates a great profile and movement! This fly will translate into larger or smaller versions depending on your requirements. You will need: Silver Scales … Read more Trilobal Hollow Predator fly SBS
Two New products have just landed here at Silver Scales! We have Supreme Wing hair and Superfine Trilobal wing hair, both from the Sybai Stable. We really like this new material from Sybai! Supreme Wing hair ( below ), is the perfect material for all Pike and Predator flies, soft and supple with great movement. … Read more New products now in stock!
We are currently running a promotion on the superb Sybai Saltwater Flash hair with 20% off a pack. What superlatives can I use to describe this outstanding material? Simply Stunning!! Check out the close up detail pictures! A fine crinkled hair with a flashabou type flash pre blended in for you. Think wing n flash! … Read more Saltwater flash hair on sale!
Many Products are back in stock along with a few new one’s! The ever popular Sybai Ghost hair ( below ) is back in stock with plenty of colours to choose from. This super fine, translucent synthetic hair has many uses for both Saltwater and Pike Patterns. Our own Silver scales Preyfish fibre ( below … Read more Re stocked and ready!
Here at Silver scales we’re always on the lookout for new products to bring into our range. We recently came across such a material that really caught our eye. Crystal Minnow hair is a very unusual product and as far as we know exclusive to us here in the UK. Consisting of a unique blend of … Read more New Product Crystal Minnow hair now in stock!
Fancy having a go at making a Brush fly but don’t have a Brush making machine or any Brushes handy? Have a look at this great SBS Video by Steve Bewes who talks you through how to make a Brush Deceiver using a simple Dubbing loop!
We’re always happy to take requests for Step by steps for fly patterns and wherever possible we will try to oblige with a demonstration of how myself or one of the Team ties a particular fly. We were recently asked for a SBS of a Jig fly on a big hook such as a 6/0 … Read more Jig fly SBS by Lee Harper-Smith.
One of the most popular materials we sell here at Silver Scales fly tying is our lovely Buckfibre material. Buckfibre is great when used as a synthetic substitute for natural Bucktail but it can be used as a material in it’s own right to tie some very effective patterns! Like most materials Buckfibre can be tied in different … Read more Iain’s Buckfibre Sandeel
Steve Bewes has been back out on his local Canal catching numerous Perch with his deadly Jig flies! The Perch certainly seem to be liking the Jig flies and of course Steve uses some of Silver Scales materials in the recipe including Preyfish fibre and Sybai Angel hair. Steve also use Silver Scales Jig heads featuring VMC … Read more More Jig fly success!
Whenever I see Pete Kennetts flies my immediate reaction is Oh My! Pete simply ties such beautiful flies, the profiles are perfect and you can imagine the movement created by his style of tying. Pete mostly ties Jig flies but these are tied using Dumbell eyes to help keel them. Of course Pete uses some … Read more Oh My!