I’ve had this Article going around in my head for some time now, so lets tackle some of the more technical points of tying flies for Predators focusing on Baitfish patterns. For the beginner fly tier this article may only serve to make the prospect of tying their own flies a more daunting prospect, however … Read more Fly design – Considerations and Hydrodynamics
Here is the Step by Step for a very effective Mullet pattern fly. The way it’s tied creates a very ‘kicked out’ hook angle which I have found promotes good hooking. The fly has a narrow head on profile which creates a darting side to side action, but has a deep side on profile to … Read more Maverick Mullet Bass fly Step by Step
My most successful pattern for European Sea Bass this year. Tied from Silver Scales Preyfish fibre. I call it ‘The Maverick Mullet’. Why ‘Maverick’? … Well it’s tied in a different way to most conventional flies of this style, leaving the tail fibres longer to add movement, the Hook is at a very aggressive kicked … Read more The Maverick Mullet
Yesterday evening I took the opportunity to make the most of the conditions and go hunting for a Bass on the fly. The wind had dropped over the last couple of days and that’s always Fly O’clock for me! I decided on a venue I’ve fished a few times on the fly and mostly been … Read more Evening Bass session.